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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Austerlitz's life story through visual and verbal references to the philosopher suggests certain Wittgensteinian themes and problems. These include the relation of ethics to aesthetics and of both to memory, of propositions to truth-making, and of the verbal to the visual arts as exemplified by the eighty-one...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Cronin Can These Bones Live? Translation, Survival, and Cultural Memory. By Bella Brodzki. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS CAN THESE BONES LIVE? TRANSLATION...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2003) 55 (4): 320–337.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., 2003 . Boyers, Robert. “Remembrance of Things to Come.” Times Literary Supplement 4206 ( 11 Nov. 1983 ): 1253 . Carroll, David. “The Limits of Representation and the Right to Fiction: Shame, Literature, and the Memory of the Shoah. L'Esprit Créateur 34 . 4 ( 1999 ): 68 -79...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ursula Tidd Crises of Memory and the Second World War. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2006. x, 286 p. University of Oregon 2008 BOOK REVIEWS SURPRISED IN TRANSLATION. By Mary Ann Caws...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... authors approach traumatic memory through the ancient folkloric archetype of the “external soul” (the inner essence displaced into external objects for safekeeping) and conceive of the healing process as the attempt to bring the externalized soul—and its unwanted memories—back into the body. This motif...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Oasis writers celebrate the killing of German soldiers, but then also engage with troubling memories that surface in relation to such events after the war. Who (or what) is a perpetrator in the context of soldier testimony (as opposed to a perpetrator of genocide)? Should the term only be used in a...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 383–407.
Published: 01 December 2013
... entertains is in each case to miss the point. Beckett's use of allusive discourse is demonstrated to be a vector through which he explores the mechanisms of listening, memory, and creativity. This article therefore offers the precise example of Beckett's use of Ancient philosophy to illustrate how his...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jan Lensen This essay examines contemporary rewritings of World War II memory narratives. Drawing on the examples of Flughunde (1995) by German author Marcel Beyer and Marcel (1999) by Flemish author Erwin Mortier, I analyze the ways in which both authors address the complex processes of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... against the collective post-World War II memory that had come to associate it with the Holocaust. Mikhail Bakhtin's concept of the “chronotope” provides a theoretical tool that captures the unique characteristics of the use of time and temporality in the Jewish train genre. The speeding train and the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 246–266.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michelle Zerba This essay reads Homer's Odyssey alongside several poems by the Greek-Alexandrian writer C.P. Cavafy who, although widely removed from the epic in time, shares a common geographical imaginary located in the Mediterranean and explores questions of cultural identity, memory, and gender...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the practice and criticism of artists’ books; the study of comparative textual media; research in avant-garde poetry; and a line of criticism incorporating memory studies and book as well as paper history. Through an intermedial analysis of Roland Barthes’s “The Death of the Author,” I show that the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Antony Rowland János Pilinszky's ruminations about trauma and memory struck a particular chord with Ted Hughes. At the same time as the Yorkshire poet was working on translations of Pilinszky's poetry with János Csokits in the early 1970s, he was writing two of his own collections that contain...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., no faith, no law, no memory. —Joseph Conrad, The Mirror of the Sea 227 IT HAS BEEN SAID that diasporic fiction by writers of Vietnamese origin can be read generationally, in that the work of first generation authors is notably marked by the political upheaval of twentieth-century Vietnam...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the Twentieth Century . Trans. Deborah Furet. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999 . Halbwachs, Maurice. The Collective Memory . Trans. Francis J. Ditter and Vida Yazdi Ditter. New York: Harper and Row, 1980 . Hardt, Michael, and Antonio Negri. Empire . Cambridge: Harvard University...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... at once our own and not our own. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Bloom Harold . “Freud: Frontier Concepts, Jewishness, and Interpretation.” Trauma: Explorations in Memory . Ed. Caruth Cathy . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins UP , 1995 . 113 – 27 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... . . . cascading dependent clauses, odd verb tenses and verb moods, and multiple appositions show how everything in the poet’s memory informs, stands for, or stands in for something else” (35). Likewise, David Lehman points out that Merrill shares Proust’s tendency to rely on fiction as a means of reaching...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
... war, slavery, or crime, each work attempts to memorialize even as it acknowledges, rhetorically and formally, its own representational failure. In part, this failure stems from the fact that these works are all composed between temporalities, calling attention to their own precarious historicity...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 297–300.
Published: 01 June 2008
... unconditional enterprise of thought. THOMAS PFAU Duke University BOOK REVIEWS / 295 CRISES OF MEMORY AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 288–290.
Published: 01 June 2008
... unconditional enterprise of thought. THOMAS PFAU Duke University BOOK REVIEWS / 295 CRISES OF MEMORY AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 290–294.
Published: 01 June 2008
... unconditional enterprise of thought. THOMAS PFAU Duke University BOOK REVIEWS / 295 CRISES OF MEMORY AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA...