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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ximena Briceño Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America . By Siskind Mariano . Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2014 . 357 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 354 Cosmopolitan Desires: Global...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 228–240.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: Modernity, Literary History, and National Identity . Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2005 . Graham, Helen, and Jo Labanyi, eds. Spanish Cultural Studies: An Introduction. The Struggle for Modernity . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995 . Jiménez Heffernan, Julián. “Ni experiencia de...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 125–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... West Lafayette, IN: Parlor, 2004 . Ruskin, John. Modern Painters I. 1843 . London: Allen, 1903. Vol. 3 of The Complete Works of John Ruskin. Ed. E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. 39 vols. 1903 -12. ____. Modern Painters II. 1846 . London: Allen, 1903. Vol. 4 of The Complete Works of...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 119–142.
Published: 01 March 2000
... . Ed. and Trans. Peter Samuel Donaldson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975 . Grady, Hugh. “Renewing Modernity: Changing Contexts and Contents of a Nearly Invisible Concept.” Shakespeare Quarterly 50 . 3 ( 1999 ): 268 -84. ____. Shakespeare's Universal Wolf: Studies in Early...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Maarten Van Delden The Burden of Modernity: The Rhetoric of Cultural Discourse in Spanish America. By Carlos J. Alonso. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. x, 227 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... exchange, marks a step along the road from magical thinking, to myth, to that mathematical abstraction or sense of the interchangeability of things and individuals that is a hallmark of the oppressive modern state. We hear of other accounts as well. Sir James Frazer explains sacrifices as mimetic...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Timothy J. Van Compernolle The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki Between Japan and the United States. By Rebecca Suter. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2008. x, 236 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS CAN...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kevin Newmark This essay considers Baudelaire's “Le Cygne” in terms of the crucial place the poem should occupy in any theoretical reflection on literary and historical “modernity.” Despite the proliferation in recent years of references to Walter Benjamin in the reception of Baudelaire's poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2003
... ideological avatars in Europe, as well as through its reinvention of a unique lan- guage, Sanskrit, the foundational mother tongue of what would subsequently become known as the “Indo-European” language family. This “golden age” myth led modern Euro- pean nations to fabricate fictitious and prestigious...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 274–275.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Gaurav Desai Relocating Agency: Modernity and African Letters. By Olakunle George. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003. 227 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/262 BOOK REVIEWS FICTION AND...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Stephen Arata Imaginary Communities: Utopia, The Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity. By Phillip E. Wegner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xxvi, 297p. The Senses of Modernism: Technology, Perception, and Aesthetics. By Sara Danius. Ithaca: Cornell University Press...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996 . Baudrillard, Jean. “The Procession of Simulacra.” A Postmodern Reader . Ed. Linda Hutcheon and Joseph Natoli. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993 . 342 -75. Bejel, Emilio...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... writers from the colonial spaces of modernity do not have to reproduce the social logics of Euro-American modernity even when they take up one of its most canonical literary forms. © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 Works Cited Alonso Carlos J. The Burden of Modernity: The Rhetoric of...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Swan” is no less a thesis on the concept of history and affords rather more stunning illuminations of the modern condition. Both the poem and the aphorism feature incapacitated winged creatures, debris, bad weather, and, most strikingly, a speaker who stands in the present, considers the past, and...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stefano Evangelista Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity . By Goldhill Simon . Princeton and Oxford : Princeton University Press , 2011 . viii, 352 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-language American (U.S.) modernism. Jiménez's Diario de un poeta reciencasado ( Diary of a Newlywed Poet , 1917), written during and after his round-trip voyage between Spain and New York, is the basis for what the poet called his “rebirth” in Spanish and American poetry. In this hybrid semi-epic text, he...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shuang Shen This article discusses the uneven treatment of William Empson’s encounter with China. While Chinese accounts of Empson’s brief stay in China in the late 1930s present him as one of the progenitors of Chinese modernism, his second stay, during the founding of the People’s Republic, is...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Naomi Brenner Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . By Schachter Allison . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 198 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Neta Stahl The train had a remarkable and meaningful role in the process of modernization and secularization within European Jewish society during the nineteenth century. Not surprisingly, this central role is reflected in the literature of the period, in what I would like to call “the train genre...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Karen Thornber Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture . By Hill Michael Gibbs . New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 294 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 368 consciousness, a kind of collapse, a...