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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mariano Siskind In this essay I propose two different but complementary models with which to think about the relation between the novel and the historical process of globalization. The first— the globalization of the novel —works not with particular textual formations, but with the historical...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Stefano Ercolino This article seeks to define a new genre of the contemporary novel: the maximalist novel . It is an aesthetically hybrid genre that developed in the United States in the early 1970s and then spread to Europe at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The aim of this article is...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ayelet Ben-Yishai Realism's Empire: Empiricism and Enchantment in the Nineteenth-Century Novel . By Baker Geoffrey . Columbus : The Ohio State University Press , 2010 . 246 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Gregory Erickson Religious Experience and the Modernist Novel . By Lewis Pericles . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . 236 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS PARALLELS, INTERACTIONS, AND...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 2012
...John Plotz Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel . By Arac Jonathan . New York : Fordham University Press , 2011 . xiii, 184 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Humberto Garcia Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel . By Aravamudan Srinivas . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2012 . 342 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 250 the sciences and by paraprofessional programs that...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jesper Gulddal This article explores the link between the novel and the passport system as one of the defining legal institutions of modernity. The late eighteenth-century introduction of modern strategies for controlling mobility brought about a reconfiguration of political space which was now no...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Frederick Burwick Ghostly Apparitions: German Idealism, the Gothic Novel, and Optical Media . By Andriopoulos Stefan . Brooklyn : Zone Books , 2013 . 256 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 BOOK REVIEWS / 449...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Daniel Just This essay discusses the implications of Milan Kundera's conception of the novel for literary theory and history. It presents Kundera's theory of the novel as a search for a type of didacticism that inscribes the reader in a process of learning that does not have a concrete content or...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Anna A. Berman Adulterous Nations: Family Politics and National Anxiety in the European Novel . By Kuzmic Tatiana . Northwestern University Press , 2016 . 248 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2004) 56 (3): 227–242.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ENTANGLEMENT & DURÉE/227 PIUS ADESANMI Of Postcolonial Entanglement and Durée: Reflections on the Francophone African Novel Introduction: Afropessimism and temporality One fundamental consequence of the tragic failure of the postcolonial nation- state...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2005) 57 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 January 2005
...: Cornell University Press, 1993 . ____. The Spanish Picaresque Novel . Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1979 . Gilman, Stephen. “An Introduction to the Ideology of the Baroque in Spain.” Symposium 1 ( 1946 ): 82 -107. González Echevarría, Roberto. Celestina's Brood: Continuities of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2007) 59 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
... pensée du roman . Paris: Gallimard, 2003 . Quint, David. Cervantes's Novel of Modern Times: A New Reading of “Don Quijote.” Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003 . ____. Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 83–86.
Published: 01 January 2006
...David A. Brewer The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel. By Alex Woloch. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. ix, 391 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Maria DiBattista Theory of the Novel . By Guido Mazzone . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 . 392 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 One symptom of the current crisis of confidence in the humanities is the proliferation of titles that turn on the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Quint In its retrospect on the history of the European novel, Tomasi di Lampedusa's Il Gattopardo identifies the figure of the aristocratic male libertine as a particular novelistic object of erotic attraction and repulsion. The nobleman's sexual dominance and whip-wielding brutality is a...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paul A. Bové Since Bruce Robbins's Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State deals with the novel, readers will rightly place it next to Lukacs and more recent historians and theoreticians of the genre. Critically, however, I believe it is also important...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Françoise Lionnet J.-M.G. Le Clézio and Amitav Ghosh are prolific award-winning writers who train their reader's eye on transversal and lateral exchanges in the Indian Ocean. This essay presents an approach to the study of their novels as littérature mondialisante rather than littérature-monde...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... essentialist binaries, this article develops a nuanced understanding of the concepts of time and history expressed in two categories of novels in three African languages: Ujamaa novels in Swahili (Tanzania) and Chimurenga/Umvukela novels in Shona and Ndebele (Zimbabwe). While Ujamaa novels often operate on a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Katarzyna Bartoszyńska This essay uses a comparative reading of two novels, Jan Potocki's Manuscrit Trouvé à Saragosse ( Manuscript Found in Saragossa , 1804–15) and Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer (1820), to investigate the methodologies of comparative and world literature studies. Although...