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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 267–286.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and migration literature myth rewriting European identity Works Cited Amin Samir . Eurocentrism . Trans. Moore Russell . New York : Monthly Review P , 1988 . Print . Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities . London : Verso , 1991 . Print . Balibar Étienne . We...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of the myth’s treatment in the Metamorphoses with Zbigniew Herbert’s contemporary rewriting of the myth (the focus of the second half of this paper). THE MYTH OF MARSYAS IN OVID & HERBERT/155 Because in the Metamorphoses, Ovid reports briefly on the duel between the satyr...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
... exist. Rather, Vitlin’s version combines the Robinson Crusoe myth, as handed down to him by Campe, with Old Testament Jewish visions of kingship. While both Defoe and Campe also suggest that Robinson Crusoe is the king of his island, for the Jewish reader of Vitlin’s rewrite, such notions...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-4164489 The Medieval Presence in Modernist Literature: The Quest to Fail. By Jonathan Ullyot. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 275 p. This learned and original study shows the manner in which a number of canonical mod- ernist works of literature rewrite...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to recuperate the perpetually vilified figure of Tituba, whose reputation continues to suffer in scholarship across disciplines even in the present day. While Miller's play positions Proctor and Tituba as opposites in ways that encourage such a perspective, Condé's rewriting uses the form of the Bildungsroman...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 306–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... written in sheets of exploding surf.” The constant erasure and rewriting occur across the stanza break, reflecting a spatial, a temporal, and a conceptual gap. The sea holds elements of myth at the same time that they are erased by it. Moreover, the unities of myth are violently broken by the waves...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the new literary genre of testimony. Although critics — such as James Young in Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust — have pointed out that testamentary accounts abound in relation to many other wars and atrocities, studies of testimony have — following Wiesel — mainly focused on the Holocaust...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in Mexico: The Politics of Form . Austin : U of Texas P , 1997 . Print . Eliot T.S. “Ulysses, Order and Myth.” Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot . Ed. Kermode Frank . New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich , 1975 . 175 – 78 . Print . Elizondo Salvador . “Carta a una actriz...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 375–398.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1983 . Print . Bastéa Eleni . The Creation of Modern Athens: Planning the Myth . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2000 . Print . Benjamin Walter . “Die Aufgabe des Übersetzers.” Gesammelte Schriften . Vol. 4.1 . Ed. Rexroth Tillman . Frankfurt am...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 32–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Xiaofan Amy Li Abstract This article examines the question of reinventing Chinese antiquity in the works of the contemporary French writer Pascal Quignard. It focuses on three aspects of Quignard’s Chinese-inspired works: his rewriting of ancient Chinese texts, his views on the idea of language via...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the classical foundation of European civilization itself. Continuing in this vein, but more optimistically, there is nothing to argue against the conclusion that this creative rewriting of Greco-Roman myth belongs to a broader humanist-socialist program. Böll’s story may be considered as an attempt by a West...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in relation to plot, characterization, structure, and theme” (8) and identifies a series of purposefully programmatic Russian rewritings of French prose. Even as she identifies the pitfalls of the intertextual approach, Meyer also makes a case against the clear hierarchies of influence criticism...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in relation to plot, characterization, structure, and theme” (8) and identifies a series of purposefully programmatic Russian rewritings of French prose. Even as she identifies the pitfalls of the intertextual approach, Meyer also makes a case against the clear hierarchies of influence criticism...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in relation to plot, characterization, structure, and theme” (8) and identifies a series of purposefully programmatic Russian rewritings of French prose. Even as she identifies the pitfalls of the intertextual approach, Meyer also makes a case against the clear hierarchies of influence criticism...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 377–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
... relations,” and who, because resemblance is now stamped by “madness and imagination,” is “ alienated in analogy ” ( 46–50 ). Determined, however, to tilt at historical discontinuities where others see messy continuities, Foucault rewrites Cervantes’s historia as an abbreviated, liminal chapter...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... engages Portugal’s política dos casamentos, or intermar- riage policy, intended to promote colonial expansion by converting malleable Asian women and acculturating them to European society. Camões’s Isle of Love episode rewrites the rape of the Sabine women, a Roman founding myth that figures...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2009
... rather than segrega- tion across and alongside the antagonisms of slavery. This third section on hybridity in the Brazilian grain focuses on the colonial politics of gender and reproduction in the myth of the mixed-race nation-family. Freyre’s indirect debt to the myth of the Brazilian inter...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2009
... rather than segrega- tion across and alongside the antagonisms of slavery. This third section on hybridity in the Brazilian grain focuses on the colonial politics of gender and reproduction in the myth of the mixed-race nation-family. Freyre’s indirect debt to the myth of the Brazilian inter...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2009
... rather than segrega- tion across and alongside the antagonisms of slavery. This third section on hybridity in the Brazilian grain focuses on the colonial politics of gender and reproduction in the myth of the mixed-race nation-family. Freyre’s indirect debt to the myth of the Brazilian inter...