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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Christopher Davis Abstract This article examines three multilingual lyrics from the Middle Ages in which linguistic difference is employed as a strategy for defining the relationship between language and poetic form. Two poems by twelfth-century troubadours, “Eras quan vey,” a descort in five...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Imaginism to create his own idiosyncratic Hebrew modernism. At the center of his modernist poetry and manifestoes is a chameleon-like lyrical “I” that dominates the text as it unfolds. Shlonsky brilliantly used a new literary Hebrew to create himself as a revolutionary modernist poet. Like many of his...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the multilingual north Indian region of Awadh in the early modern period, it argues that an approach to literature and space that takes multilingualism within society and literary culture as a structuring and generative principle and holds both local and cosmopolitan perspectives in view is more...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... process of spectral recuperation, these children of survivors employ the figure of the child to tell the event of their own refugee becoming. Former child refugees recently come of writerly age across a multilingual global diaspora are thus reappropriating an in-between generation’s collective postmemory...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... amid Spanish ones. As a hybrid translator-author whose writing begins, at its inception, with such a layered, multilingual texture, Cortázar creates a book that shares many characteristics with what Walkowitz calls a “born-translated” text. Such texts start “as world literature” and “approach...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ) is less credulous than his predecessors about Salinas’s reliability as a source for popular lyric. See Salinas, De Musica 327, and Salinas , Siete libros 571, as well as Pedrell 211–62 . For related examples of the epistemological double bind in which early modern editors and printers...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... reveal the national unity underlying India’s multilingual diversity.6 This dream project came to fruition in the Sahitya Akademi’s proposed ten- volume history of Indian literature (inevitably written in English), three of which have been published so far (Das, A History  1991; 1995; 2005). But in...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in the Fifteenth Century.” Library 5th series 1 ( 1946 -47): 167 -78. Boffey, Julia. Manuscripts of English Courtly Love Lyrics in the Later Middle Ages . Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk: D.S. Brewer, Ltd., 1985 . Bonnassie, Pierre. From Slavery to Feudalism in South-western Europe . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 201–206.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., postmodernism), forms (lyric, stream of consciousness, haiku, pro- test verse), or styles (realism, naturalism, abstraction) gain international currency. His pragmatism leaves room for further reflection on the criteria by which lan- guages and nations come to be affiliated and disaffiliated. Such...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Latin American dicta- tor novels written in Spanish, not to mention Japanese manga and Indian mythol- ogy. The multilingualism and sheer referentiality of the novel pluralize and entan- gle its cultures of origin and so solicit a literary history that can do the same. Such a history will have to...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... intergeographic spaces, even new compound identities come into being” (60). In particular, Ramazani undertakes “closer travelogical analysis” of lyrics by Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Bishop, and contemporary Latino poet Dionisio D. Martínez in an effort to “shed light on how, why, and to what effect poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... merging, new coinages, new intergeographic spaces, even new compound identities come into being” (60). In particular, Ramazani undertakes “closer travelogical analysis” of lyrics by Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Bishop, and contemporary Latino poet Dionisio D. Martínez in an effort to “shed light on...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... merging, new coinages, new intergeographic spaces, even new compound identities come into being” (60). In particular, Ramazani undertakes “closer travelogical analysis” of lyrics by Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Bishop, and contemporary Latino poet Dionisio D. Martínez in an effort to “shed light on...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... vernacularization as a “process of governance” dominated by Anglocentric arbiters of value. As Patel writes, “In employing a Perso-Arabic and Indic lyrical glossary . . . to augment his theoretical vocabulary, Miraji also implicitly advocated a literary path that veered away from an exclusively English one.” In...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, and other Pieces of our earlier Poets, (Chiefly of the lyric kind.) Together with some few of later date . London : Printed for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall , 1765 . Print . Pérez Fernández José María . Introduction to...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): i–xx.
Published: 01 June 2000
... course around questions of genre migration, world literature allows students to think about the novel, epic, and lyric in a dia- chronic, global framework. Those wishing to see a complete listing of seminars and the conference program should visit the website httpwww.yale.edu/complit/ acla2000.htm...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 11–52.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and lyric poetry of Homer, Virgil, Torquato Tasso, Du Bartas, Boscán and Garcilaso are lined up with passages from Sidney’s Arcadia as multilingual illustrations of particular rhetorical figures. (The most substantial Spanish extracts come from Boscán’s Leandro.) Similarly European in its range of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
...). Although Shklovsky’s argument regarding multilingualism did not exercise a direct influence on literary criticism in the West, there is an important sequel to his view in George Steiner’s discussion of modern poetry in his book After Babel. Steiner argues that interlingual transfers have partly...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... references to Proust appear in biographical texts about, and autobiographical statements made by, Merrill, and Proustian characters and motifs populate his poems. Water Street, for instance, con- tains a lyric entitled “For Proust.” Alison Lurie even tells of a game Merrill played with Howard Moss and...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 2012
... ethically suspect at heart. That worry is distinctly Italian, something Chaucer learned from reading Boccaccio and Dante. Troilus and Criseyde and the “Knight’s Tale” are courtly poems. Chaucer, however, was an urban poet, and his city was a multilingual center of international trade. Even though...