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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 348–372.
Published: 01 September 2023
...—and the faith in a better future persisting therein—that I develop and defend Benjamin’s and Crane’s “architectonics of hope.” john.w.hoffmeyer@gmail.com Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 comparative modernisms philosophical urbanism Walter Benjamin Hart Crane philosophy...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of questionable judgment, creative misreadings and mood swings, don’t destroy the space of tenderness that survives against all reasonable odds in the lives of the philosophical lov- ers” [34 Heidegger’s remark to Arendt —“It​ is beautiful to be an ‘and’” (199) —has​ been taken to heart: Boym’s discontent...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of questionable judgment, creative misreadings and mood swings, don’t destroy the space of tenderness that survives against all reasonable odds in the lives of the philosophical lov- ers” [34 Heidegger’s remark to Arendt —“It​ is beautiful to be an ‘and’” (199) —has​ been taken to heart: Boym’s discontent...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 493–501.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of questionable judgment, creative misreadings and mood swings, don’t destroy the space of tenderness that survives against all reasonable odds in the lives of the philosophical lov- ers” [34 Heidegger’s remark to Arendt —“It​ is beautiful to be an ‘and’” (199) —has​ been taken to heart: Boym’s discontent...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
... part of the discussion of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical thought has turned to the contexts in which it gained momentum. Indeed, the development of Nietzsche’s thought, from his epistemological skepticism to his later critique of Judeo-Christian morality, in many ways reflects broader...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
... American studies (among others), Dussel self-identifi es primarily as a philosopher of libera- tion. In his own words, The Philosophy of Liberation that I practice . . . regarding all types of oppression on the planet (of women, the discriminated races, the exploited classes, the marginalized poor...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
...R. A. Judy Abstract Offering an itinerary of the thinking that led to Sentient Flesh: Thinking in Disorder, Poiēsis in Black , R. A. Judy explains the concept of “poetic socialities” mentioned in it. This explanation begins with an account of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers’ reception...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... dynamic constituted modernist realist yathārth (reality) and enabled the movement to introduce into the Hindi sphere a radically different worldview that was shaped by secularism and alienation. Through these philosophical outlooks, it sought to transform the middle class into a universally inclusive...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of book reviews / 231 mass-based and mass-marketed religious (Christian) fundamentalism, and the politics of revolutionary struggle all draw and depend upon these “experiential practices” explored in protest and popular urban literature; yet, at the same time, these practices become devalued...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 227–230.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of book reviews / 231 mass-based and mass-marketed religious (Christian) fundamentalism, and the politics of revolutionary struggle all draw and depend upon these “experiential practices” explored in protest and popular urban literature; yet, at the same time, these practices become devalued...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of book reviews / 231 mass-based and mass-marketed religious (Christian) fundamentalism, and the politics of revolutionary struggle all draw and depend upon these “experiential practices” explored in protest and popular urban literature; yet, at the same time, these practices become devalued...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 327–347.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of spatiality, the figure of the impoverished flâneur-like urban perambulator, and the very topic of poverty itself. This gave rise to innovative forms of modern Chinese narrative, tracing the spatial, material, and bodily experience of poverty in painstaking detail. In particular, I examine how Yu Dafu...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the Conquest, the Creole identifies his singular place and mission in viceregal Mexico. Distanced from officials and missionaries who were ignorant of the sources and dynamics of patrimonial- ism and communitarianism, as well as the seemingly anarchic, “mongrel” mass of urban Comparative Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... ): 75 -81. Davis, Mike. Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the U.S. Big City . London: Verso, 2000 . De la Campa, Román. Cuba on My Mind: Journeys to a Severed Nation . London: Verso, 2000 . ____. “Norteamérica y sus mundos Latinos: Ontologías, Globalización, Diásporas.” Revista...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 14–28.
Published: 01 January 2008
... as Philosopher: Petrarch and the Formation of Renaissance Consciousness . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979 . ____. The Scope of Renaissance Humanism . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1983 . Tripet, Arnaud. Pétrarque, ou la connaissance de soi . Geneva: Droz, 1967 . Vickers, Brian...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
... dimension is crucial”) is shaped by extensive engagement with such critics and philosophers as Hegel, Hamburger, Herrnstein Smith, Wellek, Ranciere, and Austin, among others (89). Even when he dis- agrees with the premise of their arguments — as with Herrnstein Smith, whose account of lyric...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 351–369.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: Lectures on Fine Art . Trans. Knox T.M. . Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1975 . Print . Krims Adam . Music and Urban Geography . New York : Routledge , 2007 . Print . Lord Albert B. The Singer of Tales . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1960 . Print . Lovatt Helen...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
... different modernist classicism – one that celebrates the fluidity and contingency of urban life. While his early work evinces a flight from the chaos of the modern city to a lost antique wholeness, after his engagement with Rodin's disarticulated sculpture, Rilke radically reimagines classicism as the ideal...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... instances of semantic instability and confusing possessive pronouns in all three texts create a philosophical aporia that enables “belonging” but not a mate- rial redistribution of belongings in the concrete sense of possessions, (private) property, and land. Because South Africa’s entry onto...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
... actually did, however improbable that may seem, drama portrays fictional persons whose conduct lacks the excuse of historical veracity. Dramatic poetry must accordingly take the more “philosophical” route of rational plausibility, portraying human actions less as they are than as logic says...