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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Sarah Ehlers Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America . By Chasar Mike . New York : Columbia University Press , 2012 . 302 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Chasar Mike . “Lullaby Logics.” Poetry, A Magazine of Verse 206 . 2...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
...; it was also a result of the local marketing decisions taken by cognoscenti of the peninsular book trade. Nineteenth-century scholars adopted this early modern habit of selecting and anthologizing romances with Muslim characters, which is to say of thinking of the corpus of Castilian popular poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
...” and expressing knowledge via the spiral explores ways of reading experimental poetry like Vicuña's and opens experimental poetry as a site for popular readings of democratic language. The experimental politics of Vicuña's Chile, expressed by the spiral at Con-cón, refers to a poetic practice of democratic...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
...LINA STEINER Written in 1828, Pushkin's narrative poem Poltava ushered in a new period in the poet's creative life, one in which Pushkin's task was to become a national bard (or, using the romantic terminology of the day, a national “genius”) whose poetry expressed Russia's innermost “spirit...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 351–369.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Luke Arnott Noting the resurgence of popular and academic interest in epics across disparate media, this essay proposes a theory of the epic genre that transcends particular media and cultures. It seeks to reconcile discussions of the epic in Aristotle, G.W.F. Hegel, Georg Lukács, Mikhail Bakhtin...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... as a “sign of sophistication and refinement” and that of a distinctive coastal culture eager to emphasize “historical transoceanic connections with Arabia” ( Hillewaert 51 ). Works Cited Abdulaziz Mohamed . Nineteenth Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Nairobi : Kenya Literature Bureau , 1979...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Spanish Poetry, and when I have translated a select collection of them, may perhaps give them to the public” (Lewis, Correspondence 4). This project mate- rialized several years later in his Ancient Songs Chiefly on Moorish Subjects, a transla- tion of popular Spanish romances, or ballads. Although...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
... these lines, poetic socialities is an attempt at understanding something of what is at play in te current era of popular unrest. buchnfar@pitt.edu Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 Poetic socialities sovereignty Tunisian Revolution ibn Sīnā para-semiosis THERE ARE SOME...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America. By Mike Chasar. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 302 p. Ezra Pound, never short on advice, once admonished artists to “consider the way of the scientists rather than the way of an advertising agent for a new soap” (qtd. in Chasar 126...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
... are discussing many impor- tant aspects of the Middle Ages and its cultural history is an anachronistic and a misleading one” (“Pride and Prejudice” 61). According to Menocal, Barbieri’s hypothesis of an Arab origin of European poetry was “a quite popular theory, and in fact . . . the regnant one...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
... focusses on the special issue “Fiore di poeti catalani” of Quaderno romanzo alongside Pasolini’s poetry in and advocacy for the Friulan language. The second part of the article focusses on Joaquín (Joaquim) Jordà’s translation of Pasolini, published as Cine de poesía contra cine de prosa , alongside...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 344–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and forms available for poetry, and autonomizing it from politics. Modernism, on the other hand, first acquired literary currency in English in the 1920s. It was then essentially a shorthand to dismiss or to defend a diversity of experimental writings— increasingly mired in controversy—over the relation...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... its dissent against discrimination. Dalit writers aim not only to expose or challenge India’s hegemonic literary traditions but also to critique or deconstruct its domi- nant aesthetic categories. 20 Bhakti  poetry remains the bedrock of popular cultural consciousness and artistic...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Press, 1997. xxi, 186 p. From its evocative title to its poetic last line, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet’s The Color of Melancholy represents the musings of a major scholar at the peak of her form on the nature of learning, poetry, and the book as material object in the late Middle Ages...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 182–184.
Published: 01 March 2000
... line, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet’s The Color of Melancholy represents the musings of a major scholar at the peak of her form on the nature of learning, poetry, and the book as material object in the late Middle Ages. A translation of La Couleur de la mélancholie: La fréquentation des livres au...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 184–185.
Published: 01 March 2000
... line, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet’s The Color of Melancholy represents the musings of a major scholar at the peak of her form on the nature of learning, poetry, and the book as material object in the late Middle Ages. A translation of La Couleur de la mélancholie: La fréquentation des livres au...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
... line, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet’s The Color of Melancholy represents the musings of a major scholar at the peak of her form on the nature of learning, poetry, and the book as material object in the late Middle Ages. A translation of La Couleur de la mélancholie: La fréquentation des livres au...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2000
... line, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet’s The Color of Melancholy represents the musings of a major scholar at the peak of her form on the nature of learning, poetry, and the book as material object in the late Middle Ages. A translation of La Couleur de la mélancholie: La fréquentation des livres au...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... more popular contemporary, the Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1911–82), provides a useful point of comparison on this question. Mufti parts ways with progressive criticism, which frequently reads the ghazal-like beloved of Faiz’s lyrical poetry as a metaphor for socialist revolution, by arguing...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Marco Alexandre de Oliveira By exploring the ubiquity of Bashō's frog haiku in Brazil as the naturalization of a poetics of nature and the ideographic sign, this essay traces distinct affinities between the arts of Zen and concrete poetry, in both theory and practice. It begins by observing...