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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
...VLADIMIR ZORIĆ This article examines interlingual poetry of exile in the context of different theories of language in poetry and focuses on Miloš Crnjanski's (1893–1977) poem “Lament nad Beogradom” (“Lament over Belgrade”). The article claims that interlingual poetry of exile has been a blind...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kevin Newmark This essay considers Baudelaire's “Le Cygne” in terms of the crucial place the poem should occupy in any theoretical reflection on literary and historical “modernity.” Despite the proliferation in recent years of references to Walter Benjamin in the reception of Baudelaire's poetry...
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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 (2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Lina Steiner Herder’s Hermenutics: History, Poetry, Enlightenment . By Kristin Gjesdal . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press , 2017 . Xiv+232 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 One of the pioneers of comparative literary studies and a founder...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Paul K. Saint-Amour News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936–1945 . By Rachel Galvin . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . x, 367 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Rachel Galvin’s News of War is a major study of noncombatant poetry of the Spanish Civil War...
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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
..., itinerant, and contingent. Critics have argued that Nagra’s poetry seeks, or laments the lack of, “alternative chronotopes of belonging and the construction of identity” for contemporary Britain ( Gunning 107 ), “a concrete place or space where the dynamizing and foreignizing effects, . . . typical...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 421–441.
Published: 01 December 2021
... 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 be supplemented by a desire for another form...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 403–420.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and popular accounts of the wars, see C. Brown; Wilkerson. The two sources I have culled for the poetry are War-Time Echoes , edited by James Henry Brownless, and Spanish-American War Songs , edited by Sidney A. Witherbee. All poems are referenced by the respective editor and page number. 8 See...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... de la Ciudad de Valencia . Facsimile of 174? ed. Valencia: Liberías “PARIS-VALENCIA,” 1992 . Costigan, Lúcia Helena S. “Colonial Literature and Social Reality in Brazil and the Viceroyalty of Peru: The Satirical Poetry of Gregório de Matos and Juan del Valle y Caviedes.” Coded Encounters...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Paul Peppis Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes. By Martin Puchner. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2006. xiv, 315 p. University of Oregon 2008 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/186 BOOK REVIEWS...
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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...