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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of Crime and Punishment into the context of journalistic debates from the period of Great Reforms thus allows us to read the novel as a political allegory that stages and imaginatively resolves the socio-temporal contradictions structuring a world torn between conflicting demands for continuity and radical...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 180–202.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Taylor Schey Abstract Theories of historical and political change often rely on the idea of a breaking point at which radical action becomes a necessity. Theories of impasse—whether historical, political, or linguistic in focus—respond more or less directly to the assumptions behind this idea...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 political allegory sovereignty in fiction Walter Benjamin Michel Foucault Carl Schmitt Works Cited Ahmad Aijaz . “ Jameson’s Rhetoric of Otherness and ‘National Allegory.’ ” Social Text , vol. 17 , 1987 , pp. 3 – 25 . Allen...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Magdalena Kay This article analyzes the influence of Polish poet Czesław Miłosz on Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney in reference to two poems — Miłosz's biographical, ethically self-critical “Bypassing Rue Descartes” and Heaney's ethical allegory “From the Republic of Conscience” — which serve...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Harris Feinsod Abstract How have cities reorganized attention to their waterfronts after the decline of urban seaports? What kind of cultural record attends this reorganization? This article investigates the politics of historical memory at several sites of postindustrial harbor redevelopment since...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery” of the providential order that lies behind profane experience is supplanted by the depiction of profane experience...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that had sustained the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery” of the providential order that lies behind profane experience is supplanted by the depiction...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that had sustained the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery” of the providential order that lies behind profane experience is supplanted by the depiction...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery” of the providential order that lies behind profane experience is supplanted by the depiction of profane experience...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 199–202.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery” of the providential order that lies behind profane experience is supplanted by the depiction of profane experience...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2008
... by the increasingly secular norms of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century theater, the Kosmos that had sustained the moral, theological, and political allegories of medieval and Re- naissance drama is eclipsed by the lowercase world of ordinary deeds and motives; and the allegorical “discovery...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., J.A. “The Political Significance of Gulliver's Travels.” Swift and His Contexts . Ed. John Irwin Fischer, Hermann J. Real, and James Woolley. New York: Ams Press, 1989 . 1 -19. Fletcher, Angus. Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990 . Jacobs, J.U...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The activities of the coloniz- ers or of the Party of the Rich and the Party of the Poor seem of a piece with the unfathomable and seemingly random acts of the spirits that populate his world. Readers who read the novel as an allegory of decolonization and political cor- ruption—in other words, as a comment...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Lundblad-Janjić’s reading of Shalamov’s poem as a political allegory arguably implied Aesopian language, it must be noted that she does not explicitly use the term Aesopian in her essay. 4 In “Copies,” Monika Greenleaf and Lola Golburt call Pushkin’s deployment an “Aesopian ‘poetics of mute...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... an emergent formation of mediation as disciplinary reading in the ideology and politics of media itself. Just as Bolter and Grusin find allegories of remediation in new media (even one celebrating the end of the book), so we might consider whether the role of reme- diation is to mediate comparative...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to a subjective state of mind that, however troubled in its operation, still remains “mine.” That the melancholy labors of the poet can produce allegories whose sig- nificance is every bit as political as it is personal and poetic is beyond question. What remains to be decided is not whether, in addition...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jacob Emery This essay examines situations where a single trope is implicated in two traditionally opposed rhetorical structures: mise en abyme , in which an internal text provides a miniature model of the framing text, and allegory, a figure in which the text at hand is only the key to some single...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... be limited. It follows that the functions of allegory, as well as those of other pre-modern literary and artistic forms, can be properly didactic; art, like rhetoric, may “teach lessons” about life, including ethical and political ones (Fletcher 121). If we turn now to the term symbolic, we find...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
...E. S. Burt Around the time he was conceiving his thesis on allegory in the Baroque mourning-play, Walter Benjamin equated perception with reading. To align phenomenal experience with reading texts is unusual, and gives rise to questions. Benjamin's teacher, Georg Simmel, had identified a crisis...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in discussions of allegory and decay or of his anticipation of a new collective body and “bodily presence of mind,” to which he sometimes attached great political hopes. The ecstatic rhetoric of texts like “To the Planetarium” is inconvenient for Richter’s reading: at such moments, Benjamin appears...