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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Kovalić's penis on her hot dog bun—for Gogol′'s Ivan Iakovlevich—the barber who discovers Kovalev's nose in his bread. Through the postmodern misadventures of Matić's “hot dog,” Ugrešić humorously reproduces and undermines the Lacanian assertion that the penis is merely the image of the phallus. As...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Season of Migration to the North, where what is lost in translation is in fact precisely a gap. Spivak quotes a passage of the novel where an old woman says to a man, “Your whole brain’s in the head of your penis and the head of your penis is as small as your brain” (60; SM 84). She then moves from...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... glans and foreskin. European attitudes can sometimes be contradictory: penis bells were initially seen as deterrents to sodomy, but Asian men later came to be viewed as sodomiti- cal. Because penis bells were used for female pleasure, Europeans conceptualized Asian sexuality as aberrant and Asian...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2006
... marriage, she agonizes about her inability to perform and consummate that institution in the natural act of opposite-sex sex. Without the natural anatomical accouterment—without a penis, in short—Iphis believes that in their physical bodies neither of them can be satisfied, and thus the marital...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 227–242.
Published: 01 June 2004
... like a glove, crumpled around his penis and his belly. (10) Once Hassan’s penis has fallen within the spectrum of this narrative gaze, it re- mains there and determines all his actions and utterances in the novel. Tanga, as first-person narrator, serves as the authorial tool for maintaining Hassan...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... udahnem. A kad dod–e cˇ as, da mi se srce staro stiša, Tvoj c´ e bagrem pasti na me kao kiša. LIŽBUA i moj put, u svet, kule u vazduhu i na morskoj peni, privid–aju mi se...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... True to Lacanian theory, the penis is not just a corporeal implement of sexual pleasure, but a totemistic phallus representing authority negotiated via speech (see Forrey). Portnoy, for instance, describes his father as follows: . . . to me, with that fingertip of a prick that my mother likes to...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 315–331.
Published: 01 September 2007
... describe a dog’s penis—an observation that reinforces his disparaging view of James’s work in that letter (53). Gentle souls from Nabokov’s novels such as The Gift’s Fyodor or The Defense’s Luzhin (who is thrilled by “Sherlock composing a monograph on the ash of all known sorts of cigars”; cf. Defense...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 119–142.
Published: 01 March 2000
... relationship those who form it can hope for no fruit that will please or satisfy a noble soul. We must have really desired what we expect to get real pleasure from enjoying. (Montaigne 626; bk. 3, ch. 3) Here, as in the mock addresses to a penis in...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the female body by excising the clitoris—that is, the part of female genitalia that is construed as being anatomically and subjec- tively analogous to the penis. Excision is in this reading an inscription of culture on nature, a denaturalization of the body that thereby subordinates it to the...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... (Anderson 25, 51, 55). In Larung, the sequel to Saman, Shakuntala’s older brother learns to control the onset, duration, and strength of his erections in order to defeat “the ogres sniffing about in the depths of the forest”: “by the second year, he could command his penis using only words” (139...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... letters, we can find equivalents of the English nouns “messenger,” “hill,” “shell,” “breast,” “penis,” “breadfruit,” “lava,” and “volcano”; the verbs “to grow,” “to scatter,” “to shelter,” “to fly,” “to hide,” “to desire,” and “to weep”; the adjectives “black,” “calm,” “flat,” “wet,” and “strange”; and...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 369–391.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010