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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 (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... through parody, travesty, and psychoanalytic pastiche. Taking as points of departure Jenefer Shute's framing of Nabokov's conflict with Freud as an attempt to ensure hermeneutic control over his own texts and the cultural fields within which Nabokov's works were written and read, I analyze a literary...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... her short fiction, Matalon uses the elevated Hebrew of Barthes in translation as a surreal device of linguistic and narrative estrangement from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from the predictable script of an Israeli journalist's visit to a mourning family in Gaza. Parodying Barthes's discovery...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
... physical texts, as he follows one replacing another from the early nineteenth century up to the 1950s, beginning with Inaka Genji, a widely known —​and in nineteenth- century Japan, wildly popular —​parody of Genji. Yet Emmerich’s first, counter-intuitive, argument is that in fact, at the beginning of...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
...-century Spanish poet Suero de Ribera and the Scottish “makar” William Dunbar (who died around 1520). The article suggests that the latter could be a brutal parody of the former, which in turn parodies an earlier pastoral tradition. The analysis is contextualized by references to other key moments of...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
....” This mocking spirit grows out of a carnivalesque subculture that incorporated “pulp fiction (lubok), folklore, translated miscellanies, and the genres of the carnival” (Gasperetti, Russian Novel  192) and was employed by Chulkov to parody the self-confident authoritarian discourse of his prime...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... limits, and makes palpable their dangers. Otter’s observations are relevant to Melville’s response to the new scientific approach to the Bible as well. While laying bare the absurdities of bibli- cal scholarship via one parody after another, Melville is nonetheless intrigued by its charms, always...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... especially the nation-centered novel after the middle of the eighteenth century” (111). Fabulous Eastern narratives moved their readers by defamiliarizing empirical claims, subject positions, and regimes of truth to generate new cosmopolitan knowledge from discredited falsehoods. Parodying and...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2016
... parodying of contemporary historical documents. In doing so, Zepp hopes to “render the thesis of [converso] authorship more precisely by means of an approach that reconciles his- toricity with literariness” (74). In an interesting analysis of the second tratado of the text, she demonstrates the many...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
... continue to proliferate. No critical consensus exists about the extent to which the episode permits a critical stance toward the original discourses Joyce uses as stylistic models or about the political implications of Joyce’s style. Following Fredric Jameson’s influential parody/pastiche distinction, much...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 164–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the kind of painting Rembrandt both practices and parodies, namely, a style of Italian portraiture that is today typically understood as the mirror of Burckhardtian “personality.” The third of Berger’s modes is the “optical.” Here things are painted not as they are understood to be in themselves...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Coronado had never consulted any of the volumes in the National Library of Madrid but had instead invented highly convincing “transcriptions.” Bolívar Coronado’s authorial parodies so closely mimic the works of their supposed writers that later critics and researchers were fooled into analyzing these...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 23–41.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... “Die goldene Parodie: Randbemerkungen zu den `Vertauschten Köpfen.'” Die neue Rundschau 67 ( 1957 ): 550 . ____, ed. Thomas Mann-Karl Kerényi Gespräch in Briefen . Zürich: Rhein-Verlag, 1960 . Kinsley, D.R. The Sword and the Flute . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 223–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
...=59215 . Readings, Bill. The University in Ruins . Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 1996 . Rose, Margaret A. Parody: Ancient, Modern, and Post -Modern . Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press, 1993 . Santos, Boaventura de Sousa. “The World Social Forum: Toward a Counter...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 338–340.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and artistry, story and narrator. Young clinches her argument with a clever analysis of a parody of Poem 4 from the Appendix Vergiliana. As a preliminary to the second half of the book, chapter 4 examines two poems, 50 and 65, that are sometimes considered prefaces to the translations that...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
... marriage plot of his first novel Watch and Ward (and subsequent disowning of this text) in preference, ultimately, for the moral “vagueness” com- passed by The Ambassadors. Along the way, she uncovers a “parody” of Peirce’s truth-search in “The Beast in the Jungle.” Also corroborative is James’s...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 January 2008
... challenged by Bawcutt (Dunbar 329, 330-31). COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/40 and the hatred and contempt that they feel” (Dunbar 325). Both of these judg- ments fit perfectly a reading of Dunbar’s poem as a brutal parody of Ribera’s. 4. Scottish-Spanish contacts It is clear that Dunbar’s poem is...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that of Verkhovensky’s son, the Petr Stepanovitch flying into the room in the sentence quoted by Domna. Indeed, the chapter “What Would Tolstoy Say” begins with a scene that reads like an updated comic parody of The Possessed. Domna has become the confidante of one of Mulcahy’s students: The...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 142–163.
Published: 01 March 2008
... itself through a strategic performance of a series of canoni- cal discursive formations in ways that parody their cultural authority and that ultimately rely on elements of the archive preserved on the fringes and inter- stices of Western culture.8 It is thus meaningful that the most important...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... or theories that seem compatible only because they are not clearly understood” (Lalande 1087). Sarduy’s main thesis is that today there is a Baroque experience. He writes: To be Baroque today means to threaten, judge, and parody the bourgeois economy, which is funda- mentally and centrally...