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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 (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 (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé This essay takes up the significance of Wittgenstein's philosophy for our understanding of literature (and vice versa) through a comparative reading of the stakes and aims of Kafka's and Wittgenstein's respective circa 1922 puzzle texts “Von den Gleichnissen” (“On Parables...
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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 (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lead to the loss of the subject’s ontologic wholeness. Krzhizhanovsky offers this insight as literature’s corrective to idealistic philosophy’s treatment of language and a foundation for a new, intersubjective ethics that takes the splintered subject as a given. This essay argues that reading the story...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Alex Spektor The essay offers a comparative study of “narrative ethics” in the prose of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Witold Gombrowicz. Analyzing the relationship between the texts' poetics and moral philosophy, the essay investigates how narrative dynamics of fiction shape the ethical parameters...
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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 (2008) 60 (1): 74–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
... A. Chilton. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984 . Rendall, Steven. “Duction, or the Archaeology of Rape.” Philosophy and Literature 17 ( 1993 ): 118 -28. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/74 STEVEN RENDALL Force and Language: Heptameron 10 HE DISTINCTION BETWEEN seduction...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 493–501.
Published: 01 December 2013
... . Gallois Andre . “Identity Over Time.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2012 Edition) . Ed. Zalta Edward N. . < http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/sum2012/entries/identity-time/ >. Hart Jonathan . Literature, Theory, History . New York : Palgrave Macmillan...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 266–269.
Published: 01 June 2003
... as it appears on the title page) wrote Über die Dummheit (1954), using Ortega y Gasset’s footnote as an epigraph. All three overlooked a few books in German and French on Dummheit or bêtise, but Geyer peppered his text with quotations from philosophy and literature that have since become staples...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a more weighty import for Tagore’s thinking, one that he elaborates in some other expressions of this thinking —​in particular, “Apurba Ramayana” (“A Novel Rama- yana”) and “Sahityatattwa” (“The Philosophy of Literature,” 1934). In “A Novel Ramayana,” Tagore draws on the Atharva Veda...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 June 2015
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-2890997 Between Philosophy and Literature: Bakhtin and the Question of the Subject. By Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 260 p. Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan’s study avoids the standard lines of inquiry into the work of Mikhail Bakhtin...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . 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://content.cdlib.org/xtf/view?docId...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Los existencialistas mexicanos . Mexico City: Rafael Giménez Siles, 1982 . Doremus, Anne T. Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Mexican Literature and Film 1929-1952 . New York: Peter Lang, 2001 . Dussel, Enrique. “Leopoldo Zea's Project of a Philosophy of Latin American History...
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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 (2002) 54 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the Berlin Wall between philosophy and literature. In the epilogue to the book, Wittenberg explicitly raises Lacoue-Labarthe’s polemical ques- tion of 1979, “What if, after all, philosophy were nothing but literature?” He goes on to say, in ways his book richly substantiates, that although recognizing...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 270–272.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... David Wittenberg makes two crucial interventions in this book: one in bringing prac- tices of “revision,” radically understood, to the center of the history of philosophy, and another in further destabilizing the Berlin Wall between philosophy and literature. In the epilogue to the book, Wittenberg...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Kundery . Brno : Atlantis , 1994 . Print . Cunningham Anthony . The Heart of What Matters: The Role of Literature in Moral Philosophy . Berkeley : U of California P , 2001 . Print . Derrida Jacques . “Je suis en guerre contre moi-même.” Le Monde 19 Aug. 2004 . 12 – 13...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... “Paradigms of the Slave Trade in Two British Novels.” The International Fiction Review 23 . 1 ( 1996 ): 1 -6. Schmidt, James. “The Legacy of the Enlightenment.” Philosophy and Literature 26 . 2 ( 2002 ): 432 -42. Spaas, Lieve, and Brian Stimpson, eds. Robinsoe Crusoe: Myths and Metamorphoses...