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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 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 guar- antees...
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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 (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 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 Cultural Discourse...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that “The 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...
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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 (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...
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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 (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
... 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 John Ruskin...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 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 origins. A line of descent was traced...
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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 (2023) 75 (3): 392–394.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Sean Franzel franzels@missouri.edu Clare Pettitt , Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815–1848 ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2020 ). Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 In a seminar I teach on seriality and small forms, students usually...
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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 (2010) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Michael Bell Dualisms: The Agons of the Modern World. By Ricardo J. Quinones. Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, 2007. xvi, 451 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS ESTRANGEMENT AND THE SOMATICS OF LITERATURE...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Tim Scholl Electric Salome, Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism. By Rhonda K. Garelick. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. 288 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS CAN THESE BONES LIVE? TRANSLATION, SURVIVAL...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Eric M. Mac Phail Fictions of Embassy: Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe. By Timothy Hampton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. 235 p. University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Se c u r i n g t h e Pa s t : Co n...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Margaret Rogerson Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions . By Enders Jody . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . xxiii, 285 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...