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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 23–53.
Published: 01 January 2004
... kompozitsii v proizvedeniiakh khudozhnikov-peredvizhnikov .” Vanslov and Rakova 193 -200. THE LAST SUPPER IN RUSSIAN DEBATES/23 INESSA MEDZHIBOVSKAYA On Moral Movement and Moral Vision: The Last Supper in Russian Debates...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Richard Eldridge THE SELF IN MORAL SPACE: LIFE NARRATIVE AND THE GOOD. By David Parker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 208 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham: Lexington Books...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
...J. ALLAN MITCHELL University of Oregon 2005 Aers, David. Chaucer, Langland and the Creative Imagination . London: Routledge, 1980 . Andre, Judith. “Nagel, Williams, and Moral Luck.” Analysis 43 ( 1983 ): 202 -7. Auerbach, Erich. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 403–420.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Eric Morales-Franceschini That said, animal figurations did have a power to evocatively convey the reconcentrado ’s status as killable with impunity—as more akin to livestock or game, that is, than to a sacrificial lamb. J. R. Martin’s “A Call from Cuba,” for instance, depicted...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rafael Acosta Morales Abstract This article explores a divide between the affective effects of freedom as a political core concept and its discursive articulation. It analyzes the failure of a Hegelian discourse of freedom that is often articulated in relation to colonial relationships. Departing...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 3. “Geminis 3” from the series “VaraderoS.” (2017), Atelier Morales. More
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Anna A. Berman This essay explores the intellectual ties between Lev Tolstoy and the Nobel Prize winning pathologist Ilya Mechnikov. In Tolstoy's essays, letters, and diary entries he was notoriously critical of contemporary scientific study and its lack of a moral component. Beginning in the late...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 194–217.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Sven-Erik Rose Abstract When Piotr Rawicz’s (1919–82) semi-autobiographical novel Le Sang du ciel ( Blood from the Sky ) was published in 1961, Rawicz expressly rejected documentary status for his novel and eschewed moral indignation in his self-consciously philosophical and literary treatment...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., tragic literature has the capacity to engender a non-utopian, engaged political critique that is truer to experience and less vulnerable to disintegration or attack than most modes of polemic political critique. As a dialectic, morally flexible form, it is able to contain its own contradictions...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... enemy. The tale was taken up in the eighteenth century by Voltaire, Rousseau, and Bodmer as an occasion to reflect on the differences between a state of nature and civilization and on the morality of vengeance. In Kleist's Hermannsschlacht it was secularized into a purely political exhortation. © 2017...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... insisted on the site’s urgent moral ties to the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the international community broadly defined—and in defiance of both a US war on “terror” and a Cuban war on “imperialism”—there have persisted smaller-scale gestures aimed at situating the Guantánamo naval base...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 3. “Geminis 3” from the series “VaraderoS.” (2017), Atelier Morales. ...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... allows both writers to reimagine the concept of the soul in modern secular terms: in Tartt’s conception of post-traumatic “soul loss” as a critical stage in the moral and aesthetic education of the self, and in Dostoevsky’s view of wounded memory as opening up the self to the more expansive, overwhelming...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Christopher Peterson Abstract This article explores the unstable distinction between “who” and “what” in Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who! The story’s moral that “a person’s a person no matter how small” has often been read as atoning for the racist cartoons that Geisel drew of the Japanese during World...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
... engagement with questions about the moral and social future. No less profound, however, is the way the image of the father and son, holding hands, transmutes at the last moment into a picture of the multitude, on foot, on bicycles, and on trucks, making their way down the street as the sun sets...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kim L. Worthington This essay urges a reconsideration of Bernhard Schlink's The Reader and the familiar, if far from transparent, moral terminology of his admirers and detractors alike. It focuses on conceptions of forgiveness in particular, considering these through the lens of Jacques Derrida's...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... resistance. The essay begins with a brief overview of recent theories of poetic difficulty, finding in the personifications and anthropomorphic metaphors of interiority that appear in those theories evidence of the ways in which we project agency, will, and moral choice onto poems that resist our attempts...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... decade of the twenty-first century. It analyzes three of the poems in the EpiCentro anthology — by Gustavo Guerra Vásquez, Karina Alvarado, and Marlon Morales — that have in common multiple and ongoing negotiations and renegotiations of identity, compounding a fusionary process that problematizes...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Spektor The essay offers a comparative study of “narrative ethics” in the prose of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Witold Gombrowicz. Analyzing the relationship between the texts' poetics and moral philosophy, the essay investigates how narrative dynamics of fiction shape the ethical parameters...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “immersive” version of Italian history, Shelley's indictment of moral degeneration, and Leopardi's theory of society all hark back to the values of citizenship, liberty, and solidarity of classical republicanism. By connecting representations of Italy to contemporary developments in the philosophy of history...