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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and global class politics. On the one hand, the myth of racial rivalry and clash of civilizations veils class struggle. On the other, racial and ethnic issues complicate class politics. Lenin’s critique of racism elaborated in the discussion of wars and revolutions in China is not a dogmatic extension...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 125–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., Dinah. Ruskin's Myths . Oxford: Clarendon, 1988 . Bloom, Harold. The Ringers in the Tower: Studies in Romantic Tradition . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971 . Buck-Morss, Susan. “Aesthetics and Anaesthetics: Walter Benjamin's Artwork Essay Reconsidered.” October 62 ( 1992 ): 3...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Stephen Belcher Once Upon a Kingdom: Myth, Hegemony, and Identity. By Isidore Okpewho. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998. xvi, 252 p., map, index. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/255...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 58–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... on Blake, Blake on Frye.” Lee and Denham . 177 -89. Blake, William. Poetry and Prose of William Blake . Ed. Geoffrey Keynes. London: Nonesuch Library, 1961 . Blumenberg, Hans. Work on Myth . Trans. Robert M. Wallace. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1985 . Boyd, David, and Imre Salusinszky, eds...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... . Kraków: Znak, 1963 . Galinsky, G. Karl. Ovid's Metamorphoses: An Introduction to the Basic Aspects . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975 . Gantz, Timothy. Early Greek Myth, I . Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993 . Herbert, Zbigniew. Studium Przedmiotu . Wrocław...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 23–41.
Published: 01 January 2002
...: Transformation of an Indian Myth by Thomas Mann and Girish Karnad T IS A RARE EVENT in cross-cultural study when a text is removed from its Ioriginal context, manipulated in another cultural setting, and then returned in an altered form to its native milieu. In this essay I document...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Theodore Ziolkowski This essay analyzes two variations on the theme of dismemberment. In Egyptian myth, when Osiris is killed and dismembered by his brother, Isis reassembles his body and consecrates the places where she finds the pieces as sites of veneration. This version, clearly anticipating...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in Bürgerkriegsprosa aus Zimbabwe.” Krieg und Literatur/War and Literature 6 . 11–12 ( 1994 ): 131 – 36 . Houndtondji Paulin J. African Philosophy. Myth and Reality . Trans. Evans Henri Rée Jonathan . Intro. Irele Abiola . 1983 . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1996 . Print. [French...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Brigitte Steinmann Aryans, Jews, Brahmins: Theorizing Authority through Myths of Identity. By Dorothy Figueira. New York: University Press of New York, 2002. 300 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 306–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Ellen Howley Abstract Myths of the sea are some of the most enduring cultural associations with oceanic spaces. In particular, literature written from islands and coastal locations often shares an interest in these mythic narratives. With a focus on this comparative element, this article...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as a philosophical category. Hyperion 's figurations share the theoretical horizon of Keats's contemporaries in post-Kantian philosophy and betray a concern with one of the formative impulses behind Hegel's system-building: the interplay of myth and rationality. Reading Hyperion in comparison with a line...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... indigenismo , the myth of the Vanishing Indian, and the myth of Mexico as an Infernal Paradise. Almanac 's Menardo, by contrast, grows up with a strong sense of Mexican indigenous ideologies but cuts his family ties and conceals his cultural identity after discovering that identification as Indian...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... poet Louise Bogan’s 1921 lyric “Medusa” with Ovid’s Metamorphoses , this essay asks what modes of women’s engagement with myth have been left out or undertheorized in the wake of feminist critics’ investment in narratives of reclaimed voice. Instead of being a prosopopoeia in which the imagined woman...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... revolution. Ruskin's awareness of and conflict with the leggenda nera (black legend) debate—the political myth of a despotic Venice first propagated by apologists for Napoleon's annexation of the city—is discussed in depth. Ruskin's work is further compared with two contemporary American treatments of Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... accounts, while correct in debunking the myth of Upward's slavishness to Moscow, erase the crucial comparative frame through which his work must be understood. Reading Upward's writing of the 1930s alongside Georg Lukács, Walter Benjamin, and socialist realists such as Fyodor Gladkov and Alexander Fadeev...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
...: From its inception as counter-mythology, presupposing the existence of myth that it can either affirm or critique, the lyric does not present an alternative between enchantment and disenchantment but rather—in negotiating between the two—shows us the agency we have in fashioning our enchantments...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... theory are the theory of human life history and gene-culture coevolution. Biocultural theorists argue that basic human motives are channeled into cultural norms that are articulated in imaginative form through myths, legends, rituals, images, songs, and stories. Biocultural theory offers an opportunity...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Schriften und Reden . 3 vols. Ed. Bernd Balzer. Cologne: Kiepenheuer and Witsch, 1978 . Bühler, Winfried. Die Europa des Moschus: Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar . Wiesbaden: Steiner, 1960 . Bultmann, Rudolf. Kerygma and Myth: A Theological Debate . Trans. Hans Werner Bartsch. New York: Harper...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 333–344.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adelaide Russo; François Raffoul © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Bataille Georges . The Absence of Myth: Writings on Surrealism . Trans. Richardson Michael . London : Verso , 1994 . Print . Benjamin Walter . “On The Concept of History.” Walter...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the manner in which a number of canonical mod- ernist works of literature rewrite the medieval myth of the Grail quest. Its aim is not merely to demonstrate the presence of this myth in writers as diverse as Henry James and Samuel Beckett. Ullyot’s more ambitious project is to show what modernist...