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Comparative Literature (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 (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the 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...
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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 (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...
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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 (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 (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for, 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...
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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 (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...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., and he examines artifacts, journalism, literary criticism, novels, colonial letters, and modern sculpture with Pharaonic themes from the 1820s through the 1940s, situating them in the political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... . 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 UP , 2005 . Print . de Man Paul . Allegories...
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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...
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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 Uses...
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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 (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 (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...; and (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 (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 (2022) 74 (4): 471–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Natasha Tanna Abstract This article analyzes queer literary politics and the engagement with cultural precursors in the 1990s and into the twenty-first century in works by Cuban writer Ena Lucía Portela and Argentine writer María Moreno. The lack of a clearly defined tradition of lesbian/queer...