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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
... influential successor, the late nineteenth- and twentieth-century philologist Ramón Menéndez Pidal, this uncertain claim about the Arabic origins of Castilian popular poetry was also defended by no less a figure than the French writer Victor Hugo, who, Ménendez Pidal recalls, saw in the romancero tradition...
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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 (2024) 76 (1): 44–64.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of poetry, رقصة الرأس والوردة ( Dance of the Head and the Rose ), in 1977, the same year Saïda Menebhi died. “In these so-called years of lead of political repression & student unrest, the book was an immediate popular success with the younger Moroccan generation—as were the many poetry readings he gave...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Cited Abdulaziz Mohamed . Nineteenth Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Nairobi : Kenya Literature Bureau , 1979 . Abu-Lughod Lila . Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society . Oakland : University of California Press , 1986 . Alpers Edward “ Recollecting...
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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. This is a question for imagination. 1 This essay was originally given as a talk at the plenary panel, “The Poetics of Protest, from Africa to Minneapolis...
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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 (2022) 74 (4): 448–470.
Published: 01 December 2022
... historian put it, Spanish Civil War poetry anthologies “were the Popular Front in aesthetic form” ( Nelson 198 ). Thus, like the political ideology that produced it, Los poetas can be read as coalitional. Even as it promotes (and enacts) a singular political aim, it calls attention to its own...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 437–475.
Published: 01 December 2023
... at the Christopher Bookstore that explicitly refuse Black men [64]). Allison also tracks racism in popular media, like Ted Danson’s use of blackface in his roast of Whoopi Goldberg ( 31 ). Ultimately, Allison takes Brainard’s confessional poetry to its extreme, not just by narrating so many blow jobs...
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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
... to critique or deconstruct its domi- nant aesthetic categories. 20 Bhakti  poetry remains the bedrock of popular cultural consciousness and artistic expression in all the regional languages of India, and no classical Indian musician’s or dancer’s repertoire is complete without the compositions...
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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...