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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lauren Lydic Dubravka Ugrešić's 1983 short story “Hrenovka u vrućem pecivu” (“Hot Dog on a Warm Bun”) self-consciously parodies N.V. Gogol′'s 1836 “Nos” (“The Nose”). Building on the tradition of “noseology,” a literary sub-genre in 1820s and 1830s Russia, Ugrešić parodies the highly symbolic...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Later: Another Look at `Eli, the Fanatic.'” Studies in American Jewish Literature 8 ( 1989 ): 138 -142. Goldblatt, Roy. “As Plain as the Nose on Your Face: The Nose as the Organ of Othering.” Amerika-studien/American Studies 48 ( 2003 ): 563 -76. Goller, Izak. The Five Books of Mr...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... one yet knew the elephant at all as it is today; it was many thousands of years ago. And all at once —​ everyone was very surprised —​an animal arrived that had no name, and the man saw it; and because it had a short nose and looked like a human (ähnlich aussah wie ein Mensch), the man took it...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... other combatant, to the black man, who was being marched down the street now, sad and grief-stricken, between two rows of pointed bayonets, in the hot light of morning: everyone wanted to see  the body, to analyze the scar, to stick his nose in the wound (Lacey 141) Caminha and Lombroso...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Atemwende Kammzeiten und Seelenwende, daran erkennst du’s—nimm es wahr. ( Celan, Der Meridian 127 ) Your reversal—what is that? Is it the word from the almond-eyed beauty, that I hear you repeat, varied most opportunistically? Only when with your most own pain you’ll have been with the crooked-nosed and...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Jewish faces everywhere: their long noses, thick eyebrows, weak chins, . . . they list names of fathers and mothers, they change definitions of religion, nationality, ethnicity, genetic origins, culture, anything, as long as they can grab something.” 6 Adaf deliberately emphasizes, indeed seems to...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... French Fiction IGHT MEDIATES AND METONYMICALLY represents the aesthetic refrac- Stion of reality in verbal as well as visual arts. The eye performs a literal act of translation. For the body, the eye is both an opening and an organ. The lungs and stomach process what mouth and nose inhale; the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... word when they make ordinary statements of fact, offer diag­ noses and prescriptions for their illnes­ses, preach moral law, or make pro­mises of the sort with which Dom Juan is so liberal (cf. Felman). The point, however, is less to show how widespread the phenomenon of credit is, how many forms...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... nose and aptitude for mathematics, but also incorpo- rates a young multiracial, Black-identified woman whose epistemology does not dovetail with Fatima’s, but who is the only one of her relatives to demonstrate an interest in learning about Lebanon and Arabic directly from Fatima. That is, she...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
... register form might take its place. Thus, for example, because in La Disparition “médecin” (doctor) is not permitted, the slang form “toubib” (doc) and the specialized term “oto-rhino” (ear, nose, and throat specialist) take its place (23). This variation in register creates distinct effects, as in...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exasper- ated participant—after a long afternoon session spent discussing Benjamin’s politics— demanded to know: “How has this man been able to lead us around by the nose for so long?” Gerhard Richter’s book, which begins with a meditation on what he calls Benjamin’s “enigmatic sense of the political...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 359–362.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exasper- ated participant—after a long afternoon session spent discussing Benjamin’s politics— demanded to know: “How has this man been able to lead us around by the nose for so long?” Gerhard Richter’s book, which begins with a meditation on what he calls Benjamin’s “enigmatic sense of the political...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exasper- ated participant—after a long afternoon session spent discussing Benjamin’s politics— demanded to know: “How has this man been able to lead us around by the nose for so long?” Gerhard Richter’s book, which begins with a meditation on what he calls Benjamin’s “enigmatic sense of the political...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 164–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Rembrandt makes it his business to mimic and denounce, portraiture is in any case already self-portraiture, for patron COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/174 and painter alike. The Rembrandt of the last part of the book is therefore a radical figure indeed. Not only does he nose out the complex pattern of impos...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
... “cleaning her eyes and her nose with a red fi nger- nail” (56), and the women carrying bags large enough for “rolls of toilet paper and paper towels” (56) introduce a further dimension. By vigilantly removing bodily waste, the city’s inhabitants deny their corporeal nature and affi rm their status as...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Even after many years have passed since the incident, people would lower their voices out of habit when talking about this number, using a voice that is either arrested at the throat or would rise at most to the nose to “speak” about it. Their mysterious looks and secretive expressions have...