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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Holocaust and Austerlitz mediates the search for his history through photographs of landscapes and buildings. This mediation also occurs through Sebald's dialogue with Wittgenstein's skepticism and, indeed, Through its focus on architectural “monumentality,” Austerlitz brings into full articulation Sebald's...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... bodily containment, the nightingale’s song mediates between sound and space. This article builds on Michel Serres, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari, who use the bird to think about enclosure (sonic, spatial) and territorial possession. Nesting T. S. Eliot’s nightingales within a wider context clarifies...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... openness of Russia's historical future. Mediating between the novel and its contemporary journalistic discourse with the help of the formal (narratological) categories of character and emplotment, I argue that the novelistic search for the proper emplotment of its enigmatic hero corresponds to the search...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... representations of drug cartels. It is through a critical approach to the drug trade, as it intersects the power of the state, that alternative narconarratives resist the mediation of hegemonic discourses that permeate the fields of journalism, academic research, and literature. © 2014 by University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Wilson's pronouncements on literature, which hinder the very mediation between the sciences and the humanities that he promotes. If we are to take seriously the activist goals of ecocriticism, then we need to be earnest about the idea that, as opposing points on a continuum, ecophobia and biophilia can be...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Wai Chee Dimock Beginning with Margaret Atwood's novella The Penelopiad and its staging in regional and experimental theaters in Canada, the U.K., and around the world, this essay traces a long history of network mediation for the Odyssey , beginning with the performative decisions made by...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... rarely mentioned. Empson’s significant work The Structure of Complex Words , completed in Peking in the early 1950s, remains untranslated and under-studied. Empson’s encounter with China illuminates the material mediation of language, local and global politics, and cultural difference, which have...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 239–245.
Published: 01 June 2005
... mediation, is the movement of teleiopoiesis. A final and, for purposes of this discussion, key aspect of Derrida’s notion of teleiopoiesis involves not the definition of the term, but rather the mode by which Derrida defines it. Derrida does not merely report on teleiopoiesis, but performs it. As...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . ———. Death of a Discipline . New York : Columbia UP , 2003 . Print . Peter Hitchcock How to Read a Discipline EDIA THEORISTS Jay Bolter and Richard Grusin argue that culture Mincreasingly multiplies media possibilities while actually erasing the pro- cesses of mediation...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., to whom Galvin devotes two chapters, meta-rhetoric takes several forms. In “Spain” and other poems of the late thirties, puns on metric and bodily “feet,” “feats” of courage, and “defeat” draw attention to the gap between the civilian poet’s safe, mediated distance from the front and the soldier’s...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Comparative Literature  65:3 DOI 10.1215/00104124-2325086  © 2013 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 258 in the two terms. In the end, reading secularism means confronting dominant presumptions about the liberal state and its claims to mediate between religious differences, as well as...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2014
... communication, this forum con- siders remediation in relation to other ways of mediating and in full awareness of the term’s other uses. The term “remediation” as it is used in the broader lexicon is itself highly loaded —​at once signaling gestures of ethical sincerity and constructive inter- vention...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the experience of exclusion and the anticipation of exclusion to come” (18). From this perspective, the failure of cosmopolitanism, the impossibility of realizing its universal- ist purpose, is an opportunity instead of a limitation. Latin American cosmopolitan desires mediate the Latin American...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-Marxist Literary Theory.” Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group 24 . 2 ( 2010 ): 122 – 39 . Print . “Nigeria's Agony Dwarfs the Gulf Oil Spill. The U.S. and Europe Ignore It.” The Guardian . Web. 29 May 2010 . < http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/30/oil-spills...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
... House of Leaves .” Contemporary Literature 45 ( 2004 ): 597 – 636 . Harpold Terry . Ex-foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2009 . Harris Stephanie . Mediating Modernity: German Literature and the “New” Media . University Park...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... mediation” (xxvii). As an imagined, conceptual space in which these figures negotiated between the political ideologies of liberalism and leftism as well as Eastern and Western cultures, the Pacific was also mediated quite literally by the advent of new technological media. The historicity of this study is...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and critique. Comparative literature as a critical field is driven by the belief that a comparative perspective thwarts myopic or hegemonic conclusions about language and literature. Similarly, a CTM approach shares a commitment to analyzing the situatedness of media and how they mediate. We might...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Literature  63:2 DOI 10.1215/00104124-1265447  © 2011 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 120 In this latter sense, and as Katherine Hayles has proposed, posthumanism sig- nals not a technologically mediated after-stage of the human, but rather the end of a dominant conception of the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
... individuals not only took on the role of “late imperial reputable master” but also mediated between “ancient-style prose and the languages of the West and Japan” (190). Their “national classicism” was precisely what enabled them to remain relevant. But for all their commodification, ancient-style...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Nabokov with Ben- jamin and Adorno sweeps us out of the realm of the single-author study and academic sub-specialization, opening the way for readings that foreground the interplay of aesthet- ics, mediation, context, and politics. Norman’s study is thus a rescue project, ultimately arguing against...