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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Lynn R. Wilkinson Regions of Sorrow: Anxiety and Messianism in Hannah Arendt and W.H. Auden. By Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003. xii, 301 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Benjamin's close friend Gershom Scholem, the great scholar of Jewish mysticism and messianism. Scholem may be seen both as the object of the critical reading offered in this essay and its inspiration. On the one hand, Scholem was among those who participated in the construction of the Zionist metahistorical...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... ponders the endurance of human disaster. However, the ethics and aesthetics that emerge in Baudelaire's lyric could not be more inhospitable to Benjamin's messianism. And ultimately, this essay claims, to endorse Benjamin's vision of modernity is to refuse an alternative genealogy of modernity that could...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Disgrace embodies Agamben’s conception of the messianic in three of its dominant guises: the superimposition of the human and the animal, resulting in creaturely life held in the Benjaminian “saved night”; the salvation of the unsavable; and nudity. All three manifestations, as they take shape in Disgrace...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... roots either in Messianism or a misprision of Frye, Robbins's book eschews the satirical and often cynical or skeptical elements of utopianism's critical functions in order to apprehend and point out the transformative possibilities inherent in text, experience, knowledge, and institutions. In his hands...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), the concept of messianic time (Benjamin, Agamben), and the praxis of decolonization in subaltern studies scholarship (Spivak, Chakrabarty). To these I would add a fourth: the diverse, bifurcating streams of Philippine nationalist scholarship and ethnohistory in the last thirty years, best...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), the concept of messianic time (Benjamin, Agamben), and the praxis of decolonization in subaltern studies scholarship (Spivak, Chakrabarty). To these I would add a fourth: the diverse, bifurcating streams of Philippine nationalist scholarship and ethnohistory in the last thirty years, best...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), the concept of messianic time (Benjamin, Agamben), and the praxis of decolonization in subaltern studies scholarship (Spivak, Chakrabarty). To these I would add a fourth: the diverse, bifurcating streams of Philippine nationalist scholarship and ethnohistory in the last thirty years, best...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to keep alive the promise of Napoleon’s “messianic” (127) republican vision even after he had lost his initial illusions about the nature of the French campaign in Egypt. In a similar way, Garcia reads the Coleridge and Southey of the 1790s as relocating political virtue in the Islamic Near...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... discussions of autobiography and corporeality, Richter’s treatment of Benjamin’s politics follows on a controversy with a long history. To debate Benjamin’s politics has usually meant to discuss messianism, nihilism, and Communism. But Richter avoids these traditional terms almost entirely until his...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 359–362.
Published: 01 September 2002
... discussions of autobiography and corporeality, Richter’s treatment of Benjamin’s politics follows on a controversy with a long history. To debate Benjamin’s politics has usually meant to discuss messianism, nihilism, and Communism. But Richter avoids these traditional terms almost entirely until his...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2002
... discussions of autobiography and corporeality, Richter’s treatment of Benjamin’s politics follows on a controversy with a long history. To debate Benjamin’s politics has usually meant to discuss messianism, nihilism, and Communism. But Richter avoids these traditional terms almost entirely until his...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., but are, a priori and apart from all historical relationships, interrelated in what they want to express” (Illuminations 72). Paul de Man and Jacques Derrida have each argued against a messianic reading of Benjamin’s conception of the function of translation, and especially of his conception of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
... as an elaborate camouflage for the historical continuity and messianic expectation of Amerinidan culture. Distinguishing herself from both, More links her analysis of the Creole hermeneutic project to Walter Benjamin’s particular “historical-philosophical” approach to baroque culture...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2018
... attempt to be the “Third Rome,” 158). The chapter focuses on the di erences between Polish and Russian messianism, with Poland representing itself as a Christ-figure, while Russians identified with “the all-embracing mother” of God (160). In Quo Vadis, the representative of Poland is a Christian slave...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., ou la séduction en deux langues . Paris : Seuil , 1980 . Print . Fenves Peter . The Messianic Reduction: Walter Benjamin and the Shape of Time . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2011 . Print . Filmer Robert . Patriarcha and Other Writings . Ed. Sommerville Johann P...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... messianism through the work of Scholem and then goes on to demonstrate that, even though Scholem embraced Zionism, he did so by under- standing Zionism not as the realization of a concrete land so much as a framework for bi-nationalism. In fact, Raz-Krakotzkin argues that the split between the Zion...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 147–167.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., limbotopia becomes the dominant modality of the historical imagination. Israel is one such case. In the period since the quasi-messianic hopes of the Israeli left for a decisive res- olution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were dashed by the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, the collapse of the Oslo...