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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... properly “literary” nayī kahānī texts were written, the essay shows how the movement inaugurated a modernist realism characterized by attention to genre, rhetoric, and style on one hand, and commitment to social reality on the other. Combining rhetorical strategies—such as shifting narrative voice...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Catherine Toal Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language . By Quigley Megan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 224 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 BOOK REVIEWS / 343...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Spurr The Medieval Presence in Modernist Literature: The Quest to Fail . By Ullyot Jonathan . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 275 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Beckett Samuel . Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Gregory Erickson Religious Experience and the Modernist Novel . By Lewis Pericles . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . 236 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS PARALLELS, INTERACTIONS, AND...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... his “figural hermeneutics” a thoroughly modernist critical point of view, one whose understanding of mimesis depends upon the structure of figural understanding rather than any naïve doctrine of literary realism. Mimesis, as it gradually emerges out of Auerbach's hermeneutics, is a figure of language...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
...A. Sean Pue Modernist Urdu poet N.M. Rashed's Iran men ajnabi ( A Stranger in Iran , 1957), published ten years after the partition of British India, describes the experiences of an Indian Muslim soldier in the British Indian Army occupying Iran during World War II. Rashed's narrator searches in...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Gayle Rogers This essay engages several methodological and linguistic quandaries that have arisen in comparative modernist studies since its “transnational” or “global” turn. It does so through the work of the Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez and his curious position between modernismo and English...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the modernist project in the postmodern period. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Seferis Gadamer Classical reception Works Cited Beaton Roderick . An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1994 . Print . ———. “From Mythos to Logos: The...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Michael Lucey Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Virgil Nemoianu Proust, Joyce, Mann in Modernist Context. By Gerald Gillespie. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 2003. 324 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/362 BOOK REVIEWS INDISCERNIBLE...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jean-Louis Pautrot Listening In: Music, Mind, and the Modernist Narrative. By Eric Prieto. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. xiii + 322 p. University of Oregon 2004 Arroyas, Frédérique. La Lecture musico-littéraire . Montreal: Presses de l'Université de...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
... HARSHA RAM Towards a Cross-cultural Poetics of the Contact Zone: Romantic, Modernist, and Soviet Intertextualities in Boris Pasternak’s Translations of T’itsian T’abidze HE HISTORY OF RELATIONS between Russia and the republic of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
... different modernist classicism – one that celebrates the fluidity and contingency of urban life. While his early work evinces a flight from the chaos of the modern city to a lost antique wholeness, after his engagement with Rodin's disarticulated sculpture, Rilke radically reimagines classicism as the ideal...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and land, Shlonsky challenged the styles and themes of his Hebrew poetic predecessors. At the same time, he experimented with the modernist forms and aesthetics that held sway in European culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, mixing aspects of Symbolism, Futurism, Expressionism, and...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Cheryl Hindrichs Play and the Politics of Reading: The Social Uses of Modernist Form. By Paul B. Armstrong. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. xv, 207 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/349...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reader's engagement with the text. The argument aligns the differences in each author's narrative ethics with the differences between modernist and postmodernist modes of addressing the loss of ontological certainty as outlined by Brian McHale in Postmodernist Fiction . Thus, this comparison strives to...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Stefanie Heine This article examines how breathing pauses organize prose rhythm in ancient rhetoric and in modernist texts. In Virginia Woolf’s “Time Passes” and “The Lady in the Looking Glass: A Reflection” as well as in a late chapter of Robert Musil’s The Man Without Qualities , breath is...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 252–271.
Published: 01 September 2019
... modernist form, directly influenced the writing and translating of The Rice-Sprout Song (1955), the novel Chang wrote next for the USIS to expose the truth of famine in Communist China. I show that Chang’s translation practices connect US and Chinese literary modernisms in a showdown of literary forms and...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jeroen Dewulf This article aims to provide a better understanding of the complexities involving Stefan Zweig's Brazil: Land of the Future (1941) by analyzing Zweig's encounter with Brazil in relation to that of the French modernist Blaise Cendrars. Rather than search for traces of Cendrars's...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 March 2017
... value. The article explores the significance of the “Dante lecture”; looks at how Pilgrimage throws a bridge across modernist experimentalism and the nineteenth century by engaging in a complex dialogue with Philip Wicksteed's theories of political economy; and focuses on the ironic ways in which...