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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jeffrey S. Librett This essay provides a new interpretation of the major methodological movements in literary scholarship since World War II, especially in the United States. The overarching claim is that these movements comprise displaced repetitions of moments in the early modern mourning...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning . By Gana Nouri . Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press , 2011 . 207 p. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Implications...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... conceptualization of melancholy and mourning as two processes describing the subject's dealing with loss can be a productive theoretical framework for understanding how modernist and postmodernist fiction in general (and that of Dostoevsky and Gombrowicz in particular) deals with the loss of ontological certainty...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... University Press, 1994 . Winnicott, D.W. Playing and Reality . London: Routledge, 1991 . ENARGEIA, EKPHRASISSPRING & MOURNING/97 2002 Volume 54, Number 2 MARION A. WELLS...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Andrew Barnaby This essay explores the mutual implication of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Freudian psychoanalysis as works of mourning. More particularly, it takes up how both the play and a series of Freud's writings — from early letters to Fliess to the Interpretation of Dreams to “Mourning...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... short fiction, Matalon uses the elevated Hebrew of Barthes in translation as a surreal device of linguistic and narrative estrangement from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from the predictable script of an Israeli journalist's visit to a mourning family in Gaza. Parodying Barthes's discovery...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., Molière's Dom Juan, ou le festin de pierre . Reading Molière's play alongside French and German tragedy reveals not only how deeply both versions of the “mourning play” are implicated in the political ideology of royal absolutism but also the availability of a quite different model of social and political...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... writers are gazers at nature (in the sense that they situate action in a natural environment that they make visible), by adopting an “affective fallacy” (traditionally called the “pathetic fallacy”) they also convey the “feelings” of the natural world (in this case, its sorrow, suffering, and mourning...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
...)possibility of utopia after upheaval, generating consideration of a new political and social order. In both works, the reader is left to make meaning in a spatialized, affective framework wherein spectral melancholy is not necessarily tied only to mourning or loss but also to imagination, endurance...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., invites consideration of the invested nature of forgiveness and the “work of mourning” that is reconciliation, and points us towards a better understanding of Derrida's conception of “pure” forgiveness, possible (only) as impossible. University of Oregon 2011 Adorno, Theodor W. Negative...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that such a conception circles around the secret and more sinister global scene at work in Bolaño's texts, understood as the figure of global war, traced from his mourning of the ideals of modernity (the fall of the Spanish Second Republic, the Nazis, the overthrow of Chile's Salvador Allende...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
...E. S. Burt Around the time he was conceiving his thesis on allegory in the Baroque mourning-play, Walter Benjamin equated perception with reading. To align phenomenal experience with reading texts is unusual, and gives rise to questions. Benjamin's teacher, Georg Simmel, had identified a crisis...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 328–351.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to let him go also ensures that she remember him by forgetting him, and ensures furthermore that he will live on. While the poem is explicitly about survival of and through poetry—the living who survive the dead and the survival of the poem’s opening imperative (“No longer mourn for me . . it also...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 427–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of mourning: slowly (“langsam”) and piecemeal (“Beere um Beere”). It follows that the elliptical rhetorical question that opens the stanza—and remained above?—can be confidently answered in the affirmative. Loss may be irrecoverable, but the departed—in this case a city—will live on in the piecemeal...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
...SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN University of Oregon 2006 Freud, Sigmund. “Mourning and Melancholia.” The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud . Ed. James Strachey. Vol. 14 . London: Hogarth Press, 1957 . 237 -58. 24 vols. James, Henry. The Portrait of a Lady...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Yamaguchi Princeton University DOI 10.1215/00104124-2143219 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 254 Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning. By Nouri Gana. Lewisburg...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Yamaguchi Princeton University DOI 10.1215/00104124-2143219 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 254 Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning. By Nouri Gana. Lewisburg...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Yamaguchi Princeton University DOI 10.1215/00104124-2143219 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 254 Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning. By Nouri Gana. Lewisburg...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Yamaguchi Princeton University DOI 10.1215/00104124-2143219 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 254 Signifying Loss: Towards a Poetics of Narrative Mourning. By Nouri Gana. Lewisburg...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
... commemorative gatherings at Babyn Yar in the 1960s, the KGB condemned these as “antisocial” and “Zionist.” 2 Despite the official Soviet promotion of national minorities in the interwar period, and the elaborate celebration of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, collective mourning...