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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 229–241.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., 1997 . Vickers, Brian. Shakespeare: Coriolanus . London: Edward Arnold, 1966 . IN THE NAME OF CORIOLANUS/229 CLARK LUNBERRY In the Name of Coriolanus: The Prompter (Prompted) The...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980 . Brooten, Bernadette J. “Lesbian Historiography Before the Name?” GLQ 4 ( 1998 ): 606 -30. ____. Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism . Chicago: University of...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Christoph Prang Umberto Eco's novel The Name of the Rose provides a distinctive example of what has been called semiomimesis : the creative appropriation and exploitation of narrative moments within semiotic theory for the production of art. This essay defines what constitutes this type of art by...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 416–431.
Published: 01 September 2009
....” The artwork is not in itself an imposition, demand, or confrontation, though it may have all of these effects. Ontologically, the artwork is an expression: “It is thus.” To avoid the trap of conceptualization, Adorno varies the concept-name of this simple expression throughout Aesthetic Theory —from...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... career without renouncing his politically compromising youth? In this essay I argue that Poltava is Pushkin's answer to these questions. Named after the historical battle that launched Russia as a European power, Poltava was, I suggest, the product of both Pushkin's long-standing wish to compose a...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... who he is quoting. In fact, the name “Roland Barthes” is elided throughout the novel. As a result, Barthes seems to become an unnamable figure in the novel, occupying the textual non-place usually reserved for homosexuality itself. To bring out “Roland Barthes,” this essay explores the intertextual...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anne Dwyer This essay investigates the linguistic play and geopolitical scenarios in the work of Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (author of Venus in Furs and the man who gave his name to “masochism”) and his younger contemporary, the German-Jewish writer Karl Emil Franzos. Both men grew...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... essay begins with Benitez-Rojo's description of the indeterminable center or “origen” (“origin”) of the island archipelago to call attention to this proposition: namely, that there is no single “plantation” or plantation image that we can privilege above all others. Like Benitez-Rojo's repeating island...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ashley L. Cohen This essay begins by observing that the Indian and Atlantic Ocean worlds were deeply linked in eighteenth-century British literature and colonial discourse—so deeply, in fact, that they shared a common name: “the Indies.” Theorizing outward from this case study, this essay advocates...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alice Te Punga Somerville Tracing the various names used for the Pacific Ocean and drawing on Pacific scholarship and poetry, this article suggests alternative genealogies for the field of Ocean Studies that are visible from the Pacific region. Observing that the claim that Ocean Studies began in...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 213–225.
Published: 01 September 2019
... problem of translation and material embodiment emerges as a transversal theoretical project in its own right for the contemporary comparative humanities. It also continues to name the problem of procedure and procedural new beginnings in a more strictly legal frame. MacCabe’s account of what went wrong...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Geeta Patel Abstract Vernacularization as a concept has gained circulation in our time within the ambit of South Asia: scholars use it to name what they designate as local—whether sexuality, language, architecture, religion, capital, or aesthetic practices. When claims are made for...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 301–330.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Lindsay, Jonathan Culler, and Eduardo Cadava. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986 . Embleton, Sheila. “Names and Their Substitutes: Onomastic Observations on Astérix and Its Translations.” Target 3 . 2 ( 1991 ): 175 -206 Fogelin, Robert J. Wittgenstein . 2nd. ed. London and New York...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 313–338.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... 30 July 2006. < http://gallica.bnf.fr >. Given-Wilson, Chris. Chronicles: The Writing of History in Medieval England . London: Hambledon and London, 2004 . Gommers, Peter H. Europe—What's in a Name . Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2001 . Gower, John. Confessio Amantis . 3 vols...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2007
... PSYCHOANALYSIS: IN THE WAKE OF KLEIN. By Mary Jacobus. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xi, 303 p. Psychoanalysis can illuminate both the appeal and problems of the poet bodying forth imagination and giving a local habitation and a name to airy nothing and things un- known. Mary Jacobus...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
... THE WAKE OF KLEIN. By Mary Jacobus. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. xi, 303 p. Psychoanalysis can illuminate both the appeal and problems of the poet bodying forth imagination and giving a local habitation and a name to airy nothing and things un- known. Mary Jacobus admirably...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... historical invention and naming of specific oceans, their traffic and exchange, or their role in facilitating empires or essentially cultural developments —​think of Fernand Braudel’s classic studies of the Mediterranean, for instance —​and a more scientific and sometimes post- human interest in the...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Minnesota Press , 1990 . Attenbrow Val . “ Place Names Chart: Australian Museum .” australianmuseum.net.au/learn/cultures/atsi-collection/sydney/place-names-chart/ . Attridge Derek . “ Derrida’s Singularity, Literature and Ethics .” In Derrida’s Legacies: Literature and Philosophy , eds...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for the insistence on a pathological diagnosis of hydrocephalus. The “infeliz disforme” (213; deformed wretch)—as the newborn is nicknamed—incarnates the sins of his mother, who in turn demonstrates complete indifference to his condition. She does not even name her baby. At one point María and her...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
...—namely, that state borders are so uncertain in the African literary imagination, and particularly in the West African imagination, that it is always possible to imagine another republic called Kangan, Songhai, the Ebony Coast, Nakem-Ziuko, Congheria, or Kanem, or perhaps not called anything at all...