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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 270–285.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Andrew M. Opitz This article examines the politics of irony and considers the role this ostensibly elitist mode of communication plays in a world characterized by economic inequality and unequal access to educational resources. Its study of the political uses of irony is grounded in an analysis of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... politically engaged literature and literary criticism to remediate (to rectify, to correct inequities) the circumstances that produce loss. The argument unfolds in two parts. The first examines the relationship of literature to two meanings of to remediate : 1) to solve problems; and 2) to cure. Engaging with...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Zachary Sng Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser. By Jan Mieszkowski. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006. 226 p. University of Oregon 2008 book reviews La...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Christopher Pye A Politics of the Scene. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS ESTRANGEMENT AND THE SOMATICS OF LITERATURE: TOLSTOY, SHKLOVSKY, BRECHT. By...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been extensively written about, so much of the ground covered is familiar territory for scholars of Egypt and Egyptology, but Colla compiles a wide array of English, French, and Arabic language...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Bishupal Limbu This article looks at how democracy is figured in Nepali writer Manjushree Thapa's novel The Tutor of History , which I read intertextually with Jacques Derrida's The Politics of Friendship . I begin by examining how Thapa's literary practice disrupts the privileged position of...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Decolonizing Project . Amsterdam and Atlanta : Rodopi , 2000 . Print . Derrida Jacques . Politics of Friendship . Trans. Collins George . New York : Verso , 1997 . Print . ———. Rogues: Two Essays on Reason . Trans. Brault Pascale-Anne Naas Michael . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... victims of an unequivocally “bad press” which they were powerless to influence. However, an examination of the complicated interactions between early Haitian political writers and the northern U.S. newspaper press in the first two decades of Haitian independence suggests that the idea of Haiti as a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Allan Michael . “How Adab Became Literary: Formalism, Orientalism, and the Institutions of World Literature.” Journal of Arabic Literature 43 ( 2012 ): 1 – 25 . Print . Asad Talal . “Ethnography, Literature, and Politics: Some Readings and...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sebastiaan Faber Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics . By Enjuto-Rangel Cecilia . West Lafayette : Purdue University Press , 2010 . xii, 363 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Another Freedom...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 301–321.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Dominic Mastroianni This essay brings together Ralph Waldo Emerson and Emmanuel Levinas, two thinkers who are almost never paired, to examine their shared interest in the political implications of astonishment. The two have in common a way of inviting readers, persistently but enigmatically, to...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Terence Cave Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy: Ethical and Political Themes in the Essais . By David Quint. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. xviii, 172 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
... trope here is that of transcendence—a transcendence of the merely political and the opportunistic in the name of a multilateral, universal, ethical accountability. In an ironic way, Nandy questions the process of disin- genuous politicization that reduces a thoughtful response to suffering into...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2001) 53 (2): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Carol Colatrella Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics. By Laura Otis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. 210 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2002) 54 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Stephen Arata Literature, Politics, and the English Avant-Garde: Nation and Empire, 1901-1918. By Paul Peppis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. x, 236p. University of Oregon 2002 BOOK REVIEWS/187...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Claudia Moscovici An Ethics of Dissensus: Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy. By Ewa Plonowska Ziarek. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. 275 p. University of Oregon 2002 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/268...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2003) 55 (3): 191–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... THE POLITICSSUMMER OF TRANSLATION/191 2003 Volume 55, Number 3 EMMA CAMPBELL Sexual Poetics and the Politics of Translation in the Tale of Griselda1 Historiam tuam meis...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Cheryl Hindrichs Play and the Politics of Reading: The Social Uses of Modernist Form. By Paul B. Armstrong. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. xv, 207 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/349...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetics of creolization, and its politics was seen as either too committed to Manichean patterns of anti-colonial thinking or too accommodating in its willingness to envision federalist as opposed to nationalist solutions to the problem of decolonization. Over the past decade that situation has changed...