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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Stephen Arata Imaginary Communities: Utopia, The Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity. By Phillip E. Wegner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xxvi, 297p. The Senses of Modernism: Technology, Perception, and Aesthetics. By Sara Danius. Ithaca: Cornell University Press...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
...E. S. Burt Around the time he was conceiving his thesis on allegory in the Baroque mourning-play, Walter Benjamin equated perception with reading. To align phenomenal experience with reading texts is unusual, and gives rise to questions. Benjamin's teacher, Georg Simmel, had identified a crisis...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin The main intention of this essay is to use Walter Benjamin's insights in his “On the Concept of History” as a critical tool for examining Zionist discourse. Specifically, the theses provide a vector for reading the perception of Zionism as reflected in the writings...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., which is therefore “reflected” in his writing. To the contrary, I argue that what is significant about Kashua's writings is that they seem to engage in the destruction of the very perception of coherent and natural “national affiliations” as they call attention to the discursive processes through which...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The systematic orchestration of two key devices in Rhys's Voyage in the Dark and Lamming's The Emigrants challenges modes of perception, temporality, and history shaping the realist discourses each novel directly or indirectly invokes. Voyage in the Dark responds to Zola's naturalist novel Nana through the use...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
... association between distinct temporal patterns and poetic genres, as well as the issue of the priority of literary vs. philosophical influences on cultural perceptions of time. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 Works cited Anglet Andreas . Der “ewige” Augenblick: Studien zur Struktur und...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 383–407.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Anthony Cordingley This article elucidates the dialectic between Pythagorean-Platonic and Democritean ideas latent in Beckett's final work of long prose, Comment c'est/How It Is (1961/1964), and measures the importance of Beckett's perception of philosophy gained through his study of Wilhelm...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Sloterdijk, Jacques Attali, Didier Anzieu, and Luce Irigary. These figures not only present a critique of vision as the dominant paradigm in Western thought, but also develop a positive alternative model of listening that offers the possibility of reintegrating modes of sensual perception excluded...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... By seeming to preserve political potential, perceptions of impasse encourage people to accept political processes as the only social reality despite their violence, their limitation of reality, and their contempt for the agential resources of nonpolitical being. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and narrative strategies to political and literary histories in order to challenge the naturalized perception of linguistic and territorial boundaries. Through the investigation of how processes of border production and contestation define both the narrative geographies and the dynamics of institutional...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 326–344.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Byungsam Jung Abstract This article analyzes two types of visual perception in Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita (1955): camera obscura and camera lucida , terms that are taken from photography and painting, respectively. By applying these terms, this article identifies a visual dilemma in how an artist...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 348–372.
Published: 01 September 2023
... poetry and Benjamin’s philosophy as dependent on the fiction of immediate affective experience, as if sensory perception were not always-already conditioned by the mediating abstractions of cognition and memory. Motivated by the personal and political struggles both men faced as outcasts, their visions...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... as interlocutors rather than either grounds for colonization or silent bystanders? Our knowledge, Elizabeth Bishop writes in “At the Fishhouses,” is always his- torical and “flowing and flown”—constantly changing and constantly changed by a context outside our immediate perception. She refers to her poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 2021
... behind the attentional forms that determine the tensile spans of prelinguistic perceptions and the textures of corresponding compositional acts as one might imagine them occurring in time. Each chapter focuses on somewhere between two and six poets and relatively few poems apiece, a sliding difference...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 89–110.
Published: 01 March 2023
... . Machon Josephine . (Syn)Aesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance . Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 . Marks Lawrence E. “ Weak Synesthesia in Perception and Language .” In Simner and Hubbard 761 – 89 . Masters Tim . 2013 . “ Not I: Lisa Dwan’s Record...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 2012
... not pri- marily as the “philosophy of art,” or even the “philosophy of beauty” (as it is sometimes wrongly characterized), but as linked to the study of perception; to trace the history of aesthetic reflection in antiquity is to attend to the senses and to sensual experience. Por- ter’s work thus has...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 330–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... not pri- marily as the “philosophy of art,” or even the “philosophy of beauty” (as it is sometimes wrongly characterized), but as linked to the study of perception; to trace the history of aesthetic reflection in antiquity is to attend to the senses and to sensual experience. Por- ter’s work thus has...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 334–337.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Porter sees aesthetics not pri- marily as the “philosophy of art,” or even the “philosophy of beauty” (as it is sometimes wrongly characterized), but as linked to the study of perception; to trace the history of aesthetic reflection in antiquity is to attend to the senses and to sensual experience...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
... an essential faculty in the human activity of νοɛῖν ( noeīn ), cognition, imagination, is distinct from both αἴσθησις ( aíthēsis ), sense-perception, and διανοίας ( dianoías ), intellection or thinking. There can be no thinking, however, without imagination and no imagination without sensation. Attending...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-indi erent secular sublime. According to this secular sublime, joy is transcendence—moments in which “perception breaks free of indi erence and postponement.” Non-vehicular, non-transformative, non- progressive, and causally unrelated to its seeming opposite, su ering, joy “inhabits being...