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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Tim Scholl Electric Salome, Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism. By Rhonda K. Garelick. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. 288 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS CAN THESE BONES LIVE? TRANSLATION, SURVIVAL...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Seth Lerer Fiction and Incarnation: Rhetoric, Theology, and Literature in the Middle Ages. By Alexandre Leupin. Translated by David Laatsch. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. xxiv, 256 p. The Performance of Self: Ritual, Clothing, and Identity During the Hundred Years War...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2008
... The OuLiPoe, or Constraint and (Contre-) Performance: “The Philosophy of Composition” and the Oulipian Manifestos “I kept steadily in view the design of rendering...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Downing A. Thomas Virtuosity of the Nineteenth Century: Performing Music and Language in Heine, Liszt, and Baudelaire. By Susan Bernstein. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. ix, 239 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 333–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-SPAN . 27 Apr. 2000 . PERFORMING VIRTUAL WHITENESS/333 LINDA KINTZ Performing Virtual Whiteness: The Psychic Fantasy of Globalization N THE GLOBAL EXPANSION of cyberspace, the complex mixture of high Itechnology...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 181–182.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Kevin Mclaughlin Virtuosity of the Nineteenth Century: Performing Music and Language in Heine, Liszt, and Baudelaire. By Susan Bernstein. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. ix, 239 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of Heidegger's Concept of Authenticity . Athens: Ohio University Press, 1981 . ____. “Heidegger, Buddhism, and Deep Ecology.” Ed. Charles Guignon. The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993 . 240 -69. THE PERFORMATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for, English dramatic works. This essay introduces Brandt and his intellectual milieu, demonstrating how and why he turned to Hamlet in an early investigation of revenge tragedy and political realism. From the dynamic plots to the histrionic style of performance, English drama offered Brandt a vision...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... performance in the past. It therefore addresses material textuality as well as the implications of aural performativity for generating and sustaining empathetic connection between text and reader, or between the text and an audience of listeners. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 emotion voice...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
...DAVID BARNES This essay performs a new reading of John Ruskin's The Stones of Venice , placing the work in the context of nineteenth-century Italian nationalist debates on the character and history of Venice. Using letters, diaries, and other sources, the essay discusses the ways in which...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the twentieth century. Using César Paternosto's study of Incan stone work and architecture, I locate Vicuña's use of the spiral in her 1966 landart installation and poetic performance, Con-cón , in relation to indigenismo's stance within and against the global politics that redefine the late twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The representation of diva culture in Luigi Pirandello's 1916 film novel Si gira … ( Shoot! ) and the dynamics of the “test performance” in his play Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore ( Six Characters in Search of an Author , 1921, 1925) enable us to revise our sense of how film interacts with older media...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by Cervantes. This would suggest that for Borges the least perfect kind of parasitism is the sort of erratic and idiosyncratic intertextual borrowing that Joyce performs. Menard, on the other hand, has produced a literal instantiation of an eternal Platonic object, the synecdochal exemplar, or “part...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the experience of the Israeli Palestinian as a site of productive ironic performativity, Kashua's texts, I conclude, break open the monolithic image of the nation, exposing the inherent violence and contradictions involved in positioning Israel as a “Jewish State” and in situating Israeli Palestinians...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Glenn A. Odom This article examines Yael Farber's Molora , an adaptation of The Oresteia , in the context of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a narrative form. I argue that, in performance, the play prevents the culmination of both reconciliation and the tragic form, leaving...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... that Rainbow Nation democracy enables a sense of metaphorical “belonging” to the nation but not a material redistribution of national belongings in the concrete sense of possessions, private property, and land. Neoliberal globalization working through Rainbow Nation ideology performs a deft, dangerous...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., that a mode of reading attentive to the performance of parabasis in the text reveals that even this powerful message is constantly interrupted by the figure of woman as constitutive outside of democracy—that which makes possible its self-definition and simultaneously throws it into turmoil. Questioning...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
... was a complex moment in the cultural reception of the novel, characterized both by public demand for new incarnations of the story and by protests against the book and the performances it inspired. Hughes, who had a long-standing relationship with the story, accepted the invitation and produced an unusual...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Arturo Arias This article explores the emergence of Central American-American discursive and performance poetic art that, written bilingually and occasionally incorporating Portuguese or an indigenous language, has been present in the United States since the mid-1980s, but bloomed in the first...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and competing narratives that make up our contemporary social world. It suggests that literature's most important remedial function lies in the kind of interpretive work it forces its readers to perform. This interpretive work can lead us to act politically even after enduring political loss. © 2014...