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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., a reluctant heir to Heidegger. Approaching Marlovian drama from the perspective of Badiou's meta-ontology of truth-procedures sheds new light on the etiology of dramatic impasse. This perspective exacts the subtraction of a “subject of truth” from every community and from received metaphysical notions...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
... abstraction. This article examines Gogol’s visual poetics within the context of Russian culture’s late, self-conscious appropriation of Renaissance perspective, drawing on contemporaneous developments in Russian art history and twentieth-century aesthetic theory. As seen in several key moments in Dead Souls...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as “third generation” literature, which, as I argue, opens up remarkable transnational perspectives for the discussion of Europe's war past. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Beyer Marcel . Flughunde . Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp , 1995 . Print . Caruth Cathy...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the multilingual north Indian region of Awadh in the early modern period, it argues that an approach to literature and space that takes multilingualism within society and literary culture as a structuring and generative principle and holds both local and cosmopolitan perspectives in view is more productive...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 114–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., intermediality, and transnational cultural circulation, I examine from a comparative perspective how Fernández Mallo's remake closely relates to Jeffrey Nealon's notion of “post-postmodernism”—as the contemporary cultural logic of neoliberal global capitalism—and to the transnational process of cultural exchange...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... seeks to offer a more nuanced interpretation of the global sixties from those perspectives situated south — whether in terms of actual or symbolic geographies — of the so-called Global South. In doing so, it connects Paris, Bandung, and Beijing to Saigon, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and Surabaya. © 2016...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... work on the hydromateriality of the seas from a post-human and planetary perspective. To these streams of scholarship, the article adds the notion of “hydrocolonialism.” The article ends with a summary of the contributions that make up the forum. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and nativist thought. At the same time, coastal form is found to decenter, extend, and thicken constructions of world literature, while opening to a planetary perspective sensible to the prodigious and implacable forces of the Anthropocene. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Indian Ocean African...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to the Pacific, it would benefit from reconsidering and reconfiguring its own genealogies in relation to multiple sites, perspectives, and oceans. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Pacific Oceania Indigenous Pacific Studies Ocean Studies Works Cited Aikau Hokulani . A Chosen People...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Drawing on Jacques Derrida's On Cosmopolitanism and Forgiveness , this article argues that the postcolonial perspective of Castorp offers not an accusation but a call for a cosmopolitan reconciliation and inclusiveness. Huelle does not provide a nationalist re-reading of the past, but a complex review...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... to add to both accounts: the perspective of comedy . I propose, then, to counter Benjamin's argument by exploring the ways in which comedy challenges the underlying metaphysics to which tragedy appeals. To this end, I argue that the greatest tragedy of the French classical age is its greatest comedy...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 62–84.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a reading of The Turn of the Screw , that James's narrative technique and typical configuration of characters create a mechanism very different from the ethically sensitive portrayal of distinctive “perspectives” enshrined as the Jamesian contribution to a liberal Anglo-American aesthetics of the novel...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 March 2013
... from the mystery of its origin to issues in the ontology and ethics of literary translation as adaptation. The present study of one such work establishes that Nabokov's experiments in literary adaptation, their questionable proprietorship notwithstanding, afford a unique perspective not only...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the perspective of a modern Hebrew poet and Orientalist scholar, Elhanan Yehuda Kron, who travels from Palestine to Berlin to pursue his research on the Islamic origins of Jewish mysticism. Through Kron 1 s experiences in Berlin in the 1930s, the novel calls attention to how the origin of modern secular Hebrew...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to recuperate the perpetually vilified figure of Tituba, whose reputation continues to suffer in scholarship across disciplines even in the present day. While Miller's play positions Proctor and Tituba as opposites in ways that encourage such a perspective, Condé's rewriting uses the form of the Bildungsroman...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... narrative, even if his contribution took a uniquely complex and sophisticated form. I read Benjamin's theses against Scholem's perspective, particularly his attempt to distinguish Zionism as a manifestation of “redemption,” the “utopian return,” and messianism. On the other hand, Scholem himself signals...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... perspective, he offers a reading of American literary history through the “great trio” of Poe, Whitman, and Dickinson, through “Midwest modernists” such as William Vaughn Moody, and through his contemporaries — Frost, Lindsay, Lowell, Millay, Eliot, and Pound — who finally cast off any notion of derivation...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to life. In the course of these centuries, the aesthetics of tragedy had changed, while the political world witnessed dramatic transformations. A study of European tragic theater in relation to political rituals during this eventful period, therefore, provides a new perspective on the interaction between...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
... intertextual threads connecting these three works that suggest that they might profitably be read as an evolving discussion regarding the opposition of culture and nature, the limits of the scientific perspective, the workings of power, and the viability of utopian visions. All three novels critique...