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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ilya Kliger Between Philosophy and Literature: Bakhtin and the Question of the Subject . By Erdinast-Vulcan Daphna . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2013 . 260 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Bakhtin Mikhail . Art and Answerability: Early...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Jean-Jacques . Philosophy of Nonsense: The Intuitions of Victorian Nonsense Literature . New York : Routledge , 1994 . Print . Levenson Rosemary . Chinese Linguist, Phonologist, Composer and Author, Yuen Ren Chao . Berkeley : The Bancroft Library , 2007 . Web. < http...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Catherine Toal Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language . By Quigley Megan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 224 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 BOOK REVIEWS / 343...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., I read the story through the prism of three key allegories from Plato’s The Republic : the allegories of the sun, the line, and the cave. I argue that Krzhizhanovsky deconstructs the main postulates of Platonic philosophy by showing that the acquisition of knowledge and the act of writing inevitably...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 182–202.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Adrienne Janus This essay analyzes Jean-Luc Nancy's recent work À L'Écoute (2002)/ Listening (2007) as a culminating moment in what might be called the “anti-ocular” turn in Continental philosophy. It situates Nancy within a genealogy of “otocentric” thinkers that includes Martin Heidegger, Peter...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2008
... (Créations Re-créations Récréations) . Paris: Gallimard, 1973 . 23 -27. Mathews, Harry. Cigarettes . New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987 . Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Philosophy of Composition.” Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews . Ed. G.R. Thompson. New York: Library of America, 1984 . 13...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 270–272.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Steven Shaviro Reading the Figural, Or, Philosophy after the New Media. By David Norman Rodowick. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001. xviii, 276 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/270 READING THE FIGURAL, OR, PHILOSOPHY AFTER THE NEW MEDIA. By David Norman Rodowick...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Michael Moon Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Emerson. By David Wittenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. 266 p. University of Oregon 2002 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/268 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Karl Fink The Romantic Conception of Life. Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe. By Robert J. Richards. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2002. xix, 587 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/192...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stanley Corngold Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and the Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe. By Charles Bernheimer. Edited by T. Jefferson Kline and Naomi Schor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 228 p. University of Oregon 2004...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay argues that twentieth- and twenty-first-century French philosophy (“French theory”) is aligned around a theory of difference that would contest many of the “comparative” frameworks of the discipline of Comparative Literature, including the question of original languages...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 52–70.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Matthew Lau This article argues that a 1931 text by Wittgenstein discussing Beethoven, philosophy, and cultural history sheds a unique light on both Wittgenstein's later philosophy and the relationship between music and philosophical thought more broadly. The first part of the essay claims that in...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Frances L. Restuccia This essay responds to Giorgio Agamben’s call for a renewed interlacing of philosophy and poetry by illustrating how literature can enable philosophy to represent and enjoy its object as well as how philosophy can render literature more conscious of its object. J.M. Coetzee’s...
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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 (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., versus a semiotic philosophy that would potentially circumscribe all discourses including discourse on systems. The cybernetic categories of matter/energy, information, and organization in forms of relative openness and closure are used to offer a counter-reading of Derrida's concepts of writing (gramme...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... philosophical category. Hyperion 's figurations share the theoretical horizon of Keats's contemporaries in post-Kantian philosophy and betray a concern with one of the formative impulses behind Hegel's system-building: the interplay of myth and rationality. Reading Hyperion in comparison with a line of...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... “immersive” version of Italian history, Shelley's indictment of moral degeneration, and Leopardi's theory of society all hark back to the values of citizenship, liberty, and solidarity of classical republicanism. By connecting representations of Italy to contemporary developments in the philosophy of history...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
... theory as a metaphoric basis for the novel's moral philosophy. Moving beyond his earlier family ideal, he made phagocytes the model for a broader and more impersonal ideal of human unity. Thus, in Resurrection Tolstoy found a way to give moral meaning to science, just as he had called for in his...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alena Rettová A central discussion in African Philosophy concerns the “African concept of time,” famously theorized by John S. Mbiti. Mbiti makes a distinction between a circular and a linear concept of time, associating the former with Africa and the latter with the West. Critical of such...