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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
...'’s story entitled “Hrenovka u vruc´em pecivu” (“Hot Dog on a Warm Bun”) in the short story collection Život je bajka (Life Is a Fairy Tale). Ugrešic´ substitutes Nada Matic´, the female plastic surgeon who fi nds Mato Kovalic´’s penis on her hot dog bun, for Gogol'’s Ivan Iakovlevich, the barber...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2016
... gives it special Comparative Literature 68:3  © 2016 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 352 resonance in the Venetian context. A keyword she often recurs to is tempo, which in Italian means both time and weather, a handy reminder of the reciprocal influence of geo-cli- matic...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 229–241.
Published: 01 June 2002
... your heart prompts you,/But with such words that are but roted in/Your tongue, though but bastards and syllables/Of no allowance to your bosom’s truth” (3.2.52-57). In her less absolute manner, she apprehends the prag- matic power and contextual necessity of “dissembl[ing] with my nature” (3.2.62...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... ignorance. No doubt this tendency toward bifurcation stems at least in part from the prag- matic constraints imposed by a need to certify “expertise” within an educational system organized into discrete, readily quantifiable course units and competency examinations. Overdetermined as it may be...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 114–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
...” (postpoetry) in Postpoesía: hacia un nuevo paradigma. REMAKING POETICS IN THE WAKE OF BORGES / 121 ous remaking strategies is also emphasized through the incorporation of mathe- matical formulas, numerical data, visual images, and the technology of various computer programs...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 227–242.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ruptures historiques, en effet, éclairent les ruptures constatées au plan de la création. (8-9) Conceived thus, the notion of rupture will be extended, in our analyses, to themes, plot, novelistic subject, tone, point of view, and novelistic aesthetics. We shall consequently be speaking of “the- matic...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... metafictional mazes —​and even, insofar as all interpretation involves an effort to disclose meaning in language, a paradig- matic figure for the rhetorical situation of fiction-reading more generally. Because asphodels are the flowers carpeting the land of the dead in Greek mythology, the “doubtful...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... opening chapter of Part 1, “What Is Not Art?” quickly erases any lingering doubt as to Levin’s ability to contextualize along historically deep traces and to generalize non-dog- matically. He takes us from Greco-Roman times to the present, acknowledging positions and counter-positions to this...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
... opening chapter of Part 1, “What Is Not Art?” quickly erases any lingering doubt as to Levin’s ability to contextualize along historically deep traces and to generalize non-dog- matically. He takes us from Greco-Roman times to the present, acknowledging positions and counter-positions to this...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Not Art?” quickly erases any lingering doubt as to Levin’s ability to contextualize along historically deep traces and to generalize non-dog- matically. He takes us from Greco-Roman times to the present, acknowledging positions and counter-positions to this fundamental question, chronicling...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Not Art?” quickly erases any lingering doubt as to Levin’s ability to contextualize along historically deep traces and to generalize non-dog- matically. He takes us from Greco-Roman times to the present, acknowledging positions and counter-positions to this fundamental question, chronicling...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Not Art?” quickly erases any lingering doubt as to Levin’s ability to contextualize along historically deep traces and to generalize non-dog- matically. He takes us from Greco-Roman times to the present, acknowledging positions and counter-positions to this fundamental question, chronicling...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
... heyday of emigration from Quebec to the New England mill towns, and one of these novels — Jeanne la fi leuse, Honoré Beaugrand’s melodra- matic saga of a young woman mill worker in Fall River, Massachusetts — has been included in the extended canon of Quebec literature, perhaps because Beaugrand...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
... mimesis (“doing diegesis (“telling repetition, and “awakening.” Trauma originates, first of all, in a psychic splitting. Classified as “post-trau- matic stress disorder” (PTSD) in contemporary medical discourse, trauma denotes a “disorder of memory,” a disorder of the mind’s conscious...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... for dra- matic performance. At fi rst, Axel advocates a utopian domestic living arrangement. After a period in which he and Maria live in separate rented rooms, he fi nds a thoroughly modern interior design that will guarantee a continual state of “le bonheur indécible d’être mari (435; “the...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Jakobson’s projection princi- ple working in reverse. We do not derive metaphors from a pre-existing system of COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 208 resemblances; we begin with a primary equivalence established on the syntag- matic level: the sequence falls into two parts, a focal word (metaphor) and a frame...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): i–xxxi.
Published: 01 June 2007
... brief electrical impulses that were at such a deep level that my sensory equipment could not even process them. The tactile quality of a “codex book” had given way to a more abstract engineering and mathe- matical coding that was beyond or beneath my perception. A layer of programming and a type...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
... compelled to follow another. (McCaffery and Gregory 20) COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 306 In this remark Abish also identifies the way the constraint structures the gram- matical and syntactic properties of the text: for example, no personal pronouns until chapter “H,” and no first-person singular until...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... by variety acts, and the fluidity between stage and flat screen facilitated the repeated creation and destruction of the illusion of cine- matic space. Likewise, the elaborate ornamentation of these theaters served to stimulate peripheral vision in order that the audience not “disappear into...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 256–267.
Published: 01 June 2002
...), represents for Young “the first great anti-imperialist organization, whose very existence dra- matically changed the dynamics of anti-imperialist politics in the colonies” (154). Young’s major contribution as an historian in this book is undoubtedly to have highlighted this vital (if in many respects...