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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the connections between India and Iran made by Western imperialism. Further, it employs rich citations of modern Persian poetry in order to critique an Iranian nationalism based on continuity with a lost imperial past. In place of these ideological structures, Rashed finds in Asia a category too vast...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Hillary Gravendyk Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life . By Izenberg Oren . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . 272 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Helmut Illbruck This essay reexamines Johann Gottfried Herder's theoretical import for the idea and practice of comparative literature. To that end, it contextualizes Herder's defense of poetry within the historical debate between Kant and Herder over the genesis, cast, and practical value...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Daniel Feldman This article addresses the pervasive articulation of nothing in the poetry of Paul Celan and Dan Pagis. The essay ties nullification in speech to cancellation of self in Celan and aims to understand his attestation of a form of subjectivity reconfigured by the Holocaust as negative...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 246–266.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . “The Silence of Hermippos: Greece in the Poetry of Cavafy.” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 3 ( 1977 ): 95 – 116 . Print . Clay Jenny Strauss . The Wrath of Athena: Gods and Men in the Odyssey . Princeton : Princeton UP , 1983 . Print . Danek Georg . Epos und Zitat: Studien...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marco Alexandre de Oliveira By exploring the ubiquity of Bashō's frog haiku in Brazil as the naturalization of a poetics of nature and the ideographic sign, this essay traces distinct affinities between the arts of Zen and concrete poetry, in both theory and practice. It begins by observing...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Sarah Ehlers Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America . By Chasar Mike . New York : Columbia University Press , 2012 . 302 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Chasar Mike . “Lullaby Logics.” Poetry, A Magazine of Verse 206 . 2...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 455–457.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mike Chasar Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres . By Ramazani Jahan . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2014 . 285 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 BOOK REVIEWS / 455...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as geographically continuous with, and affectively connected to, Cuba. This article reads the poetry of Mohammed el Gharani and Ibrahim al-Rubaish, former detainees included in Marc Falkoff’s collection Poems from Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak , and of José Ramón Sánchez, longtime resident of the Cuban city...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the likes of the Daily Express would deploy them. As rendered in these poems, the chalk cliffs blur the lines between Britain and the rest of the world, past and present, organic and inorganic, human and nonhuman. The poetry of the Dover cliffs thus expands our understanding of what littoral space...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 421–441.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... In the same way that Fuchs argues that maurophilia functioned not so much as a counternationalist discourse but rather articulated an alternative vision of the nation, so, too, for these authors the forms of poetry that would overcome the inadequacies of their contemporary Spanish discourses can now...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 403–420.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... For such poetry disavowed collateral responsibility for the reconcentrado ’s dispossessed agony, and in so doing transfigured the reconcentrado into an alibi for—rather than a critique of—violence. Arguably no other virtue is as hallowed in nationalist rhetoric as is sacrifice. The rhetoric of Cuba...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... practices around the ghazal—including definitions of the genre that variously emphasize form versus theme—change according to the historical and geographical context of its circulation. However, by celebrating the ghazal’s travel as seemingly apolitical and/or ahistorical, the discourse of world poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Clarissa Vierke Abstract The Swahili poetry of the master poet Fumo Liyongo, which dates between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, draws much of its imagery from the Indian Ocean, and in a particularly sensuous way: the poems paint baroque tableaux of Swahili material culture, evoking...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 306–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... investigates how contemporary poets from Ireland and from the Anglophone Caribbean engage with the myths of the sea in their work. It examines the poetry of Lorna Goodison (Jamaica), Seamus Heaney (Northern Ireland), Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin (Republic of Ireland), and Derek Walcott (Saint Lucia), demonstrating...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 189–192.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michaela Prinzinger Kassandra and the Censors. Greek Poetry Since 1967. By Karen Van Dyck. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. xi, 305 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS ON TRUST: ART...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Nicholas Rennie The Laboratory of Poetry: Chemistry and Poetics in the Work of Friedrich Schlegel. By Michel Chaouli. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. xiv, 290 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/192...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 269–274.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Rei Terada Poetry and the Fate of the Senses. By Susan Stewart. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. 447 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/262 BOOK REVIEWS FICTION AND INCARNATION: RHETORIC, THEOLOGY...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ford The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues. By Ruby Blondell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xi, 452 p. Poetics Before Plato: Interpretation and Authority in Early Greek Theories of Poetry. By Grace M. Ledbetter. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. viii...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., 1961 . Kay, Sarah. Courtly Contradictions: The Emergence of the Literary Object in the Twelfth Century . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001 . ____. Subjectivity in Troubadour Poetry . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990 . Krafft-Ebing, Richard. Psychopathia sexualis...