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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
...” (“The Memory of the World for example, in which Angela is literally erased from history. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/48 has claimed that the stories represent a nostalgic “return to the origin” (23) that is used to ground a totalizing metanarrative, a claim that might emerge naturally from the reading...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2023
... is torn between the desire to inject a Dostoyevskian dramatic intensity into the ideas she presents and a lingering sense that the real drama of the story she tells resides not in the ideas themselves—which are robust and vigorous but not electrifying—but in the metanarrative about ideas. To my mind...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that the father represents would reject some aspects of Lourdes’s Bas Créole habitus, but it cannot do without others. This is precisely the ambivalence that the novel codes: even while noting that her language cannot become its lingua franca, it grants extraordinary metanarrative power to the food she makes...
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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 (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . Print . Leiss Elisabeth . Sprachphilosophie . Berlin : Walter de Gruyter , 2009 . Print . Mackey Louis . “Der Name des Buches.” Kroeber 316 – 29 . Print . Merrell Doug . “Metanarratives in Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose.” interSections 1 . 1 ( 1993...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 415–436.
Published: 01 December 2023
... this central uncanniness. As the mullah looks for clues in the ledger, and the reader looks for clues in the novel, metanarrative dimensions also become clear through the contrasting processes of writing, and the human-nonhuman relations they configure, engaged by ledger and novel. The ledger comes to life...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... that some ingredients of the world-altering technological waves spawned in the waning Middle Ages—notably the improve- ment of ship-building and navigation and the invention of printing—had drifted into the European orbit from Near Eastern and Asian sources. More important in the metanarrative I outline...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
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 when he...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... 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 when he returned from...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
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 when he...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
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 when he...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
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 when he...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
...: Pragmatic Strategy in a Metanarrative Text.” 1979. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1984. 200–60. Print. Friedrich, Hugo. Montaigne. Trans. Dawn Eng. Intro. Philippe Desan. Berkeley: U of California P, 1991. Print. Gallois, Andre. “Identity Over Time.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2012...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
...: Pragmatic Strategy in a Metanarrative Text.” 1979. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1984. 200–60. Print. Friedrich, Hugo. Montaigne. Trans. Dawn Eng. Intro. Philippe Desan. Berkeley: U of California P, 1991. Print. Gallois, Andre. “Identity Over Time.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2012...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., therefore, is not only from a masculine to a feminine claim over the national metanarratives, as Feldman asserts ( Glory 300–302 ), but also a shift between two biopolitical principles: from a principle of national sacrifice, which Dolly rejects, to an immunity-based logic of preemption along the state’s...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... is 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...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... is 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...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
... is 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...