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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-reflexivity and metanarrative, the representation of the past, and the use of pronouns. This leads to an analysis of the reception of The Fall and the manner in which critics have turned to paratextual material in their historico-political interpretations, a form of “reading into” which I suggest is prompted...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 44–58.
Published: 01 January 2006
... metanarrative, a claim that might emerge naturally from the reading of a single story, but is again unsustainable in the face of the disruptive power of repetition: as the origin is staged again and again, the reader cannot help but notice that these stories are not simply multiple, but flatly self...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Eastern and Asian sources. More important in the metanarrative I outline, however, is how a broad conjunction of trends unfolded in the Renaissance period in tandem with these technological revolu- tions. While some Europeans were breaking out over the Atlantic sea lanes to establish far flung trade...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 493–501.
Published: 01 December 2013
...;. Eco Umberto . “Lector in Fabula: Pragmatic Strategy in a Metanarrative Text.” 1979 . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1984 . 200 – 60 . Print . Friedrich Hugo . Montaigne . Trans. Eng Dawn . Intro. Desan Philippe . Berkeley : U of California P , 1991 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... narratives, the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
... narratives, the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... some aspect of the image of Bini power: hunters and foundation narratives, the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
... narratives, the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... narratives, the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
... here presented as one: τε . . .” And in fact the narrator fails to recover any links between “Asine,” a vague item in a Homeric catalogue, and reality.9 This tension between language and referentiality in the absence of an overarching metanarrative becomes the driving force behind the poem’s...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the way in which this poetry invokes and evokes the past.14 Miłosz’s temporality is multivalent: a Romantic historical metanarrative and a personal narrative simultaneously coexist and undermine each other’s authority. “Bypassing Rue Descartes” shows that “[the poet’s] claim to having...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
... ganzes buntes, heitres Leben spiegelt. (345) This portrait “fills in” the narrator’s earlier metanarrative concerning how to begin his account of Nathanael’s “ominous life” (195; “verhängnisvollem Leben,” 344). Explaining that “I could not find any words which seemed fitted to reflect in even the...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... premised, to some extent, on the reader’s willingness to approach the book’s function—a sequel—as a metanarrative problem. From the design of the dust jacket to the shared critical vocabulary, The Making of the State Writer is clearly marked as a companion volume to Dobrenko’s earlier The Making of...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... premised, to some extent, on the reader’s willingness to approach the book’s function—a sequel—as a metanarrative problem. From the design of the dust jacket to the shared critical vocabulary, The Making of the State Writer is clearly marked as a companion volume to Dobrenko’s earlier The Making of...