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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Michael Scrivener Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism . By Kuiken Kir . New York : Fordham University Press , 2014 . x, 264 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Works Cited Habermas Jürgen . “The Horrors of Autonomy: Carl Schmitt in English...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Rei Terada Abstract Spatial figures of impasse appear when politics is in trouble, and preserve political expectation when its prospects are poor. They take their meaning from the assumption that the political order is synonymous with social reality—as though people could do nothing when political...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Thom Dancer Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History . By Joseph North . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 . 253 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 Joseph North’s Literary Criticism inspires mixed feelings. The book operates by telling the...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., English dramatic works. This essay introduces Brandt and his intellectual milieu, demonstrating how and why he turned to Hamlet in an early investigation of revenge tragedy and political realism. From the dynamic plots to the histrionic style of performance, English drama offered Brandt a vision of...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Mieszkowski’s Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser  undertakes just such a rigorous re-thinking of the relationship between aesthetics, history, and political economy. The study examines the emergence of these discourses in the wake...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (2) the ongoing debates around the politics of death, articulated through the writing of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Carl Schmitt, Achille Mbembe, and Arendt. The article argues that, insofar as they presume an understanding of Bildung as a principal category of social thought, these debates...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Henrik S. Wilberg Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care . By Hamilton John T. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2013 . 336 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Adorno Theodor W. The Jargon of Authenticity . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Anna A. Berman Adulterous Nations: Family Politics and National Anxiety in the European Novel . By Kuzmic Tatiana . Northwestern University Press , 2016 . 248 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (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 (2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
... `Anarchy' with Chomsky.” The Nation , 24 April 2000 . 28 -30. Connolly, William. Why I am not a Secularist? Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999 . Critchley, Simon. Ethics, Politics, Subjectivity . London and New York: Verso, 1999 . Das, Veena. “Subaltern as Perspective...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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...