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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michal Peled Ginsburg This essay explores the function of the portrait in two texts, Balzac's La Maison du chat-qui-pelote and James's “Glasses.” I argue that in both texts the portrait plays a crucial role and that taking the portrait into account allows us to see differently the social dramas...
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the future even as they revise the past. The visual archive of the plantation, then, as unvarying and stable as it may appear (Tara, say, or the Lyceum), is really a composite consisting of all the photographs and portraits of plantations produced and circulated for the past two centuries or so. The...
Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 164–176.
Published: 01 March 2003
... borrows from film theory in order to define the system of Foucaldian dispositifs that govern early modern portrait painting. The apparatus of commis- sioned portraiture is consequently characterized by a series of interlocking “stages” in which a number of constitutive interests and activities come to...
Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2006
...SUSAN RUBIN SULEIMAN University of Oregon 2006 Freud, Sigmund. “Mourning and Melancholia.” The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud . Ed. James Strachey. Vol. 14 . London: Hogarth Press, 1957 . 237 -58. 24 vols. James, Henry. The Portrait of a Lady...
Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Le Parapluie fantastique, ou dix femmes sous une ombrelle (Ten Ladies in One Umbrella) . Dir. Georges Méliès. New York/Paris: Star Films, 1903 . Poe, Edgar Allen. “The Oval Portrait.” Poetry and Tales . New York: Library of America, 1984 . 481 -84. Questerber, Marie-Christine. “Méliès...
Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
... His police records combined mug shots, a spoken portrait (portrait parlé ), and a record of peculiar characteristics (such as tattoos and accents). By the end of the nine- teenth century, this prototype of the modern police file had been firmly estab- lished throughout Europe.4...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... energumen, or a “body through which others speak” (8), how does Johnson distance him- self enough to provide, in the astronomer, “a portrait of what happens to the scholar who loses self-possession through contact with contagious foreign discourse” (220)? Although Belcher deflects the question to some...
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... . New York : Penguin , 1996 . Print . ———. Finnegans Wake . 1939 . Ed. Rose Danis O' Hanlon John . Cornwall : Houyhnhnm , 2010 . Print . ———. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man . 1916 . New York : Penguin , 1993 . Print . ———. Ulysses . 1922 . Ed. Gabler Hans...
Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 111–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
... taken her leave of Bacon and Gorhambury with the words, “My lord, what a little house have you gotten!” Bacon, whose portraits show him to be a huge, bull-necked man, answered, “Madam, my house is well, but it is you that have made me too great for my house” (Bacon 7:144.) In response to...
Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
... translation was done by three Japanese: Tosa Motoyuki, Okura Kyojin, and Ojiu Norinaga. Also included in the journal are a brief biography of Araki, his portrait, and footnotes about the Hiroshima Industrial Promotion Hall. Araki’s poems and letters in fourteen notebooks have received high praise in the...
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
... fanciful; a passion which, rudely indulged by an untrained taste, draws on them the ridicule of the colder and more correct white race. (160–61) Hughes contests this narrative description with a portrait by E.W. Kemble in which Tom looks wise, digniﬁed, and somber — not, as Stowe’s characterization...
Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... même coup, le portrait que je tends à mes contemporains devient un miroir” (145–46; “The case for the prosecution is over, while at the same time the portrait that I offer my contemporaries becomes a mirror,” Camus, Fall 87). The words are those of Jean-Baptiste Clamence, narrator of Camus’s La...
Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 388–399.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Lives [I]n looking and looking at this picture (Cézanne’s portrait of his wife, U.H.) Gertrude Stein wrote Three Lives. She had begun not long before as an exercise in literature to translate Flaubert’s Trois Contes...
Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 23–53.
Published: 01 January 2004
... lying. Anna Karenina adds: I am laughing . . . as one laughs seeing a very faithful portrait. What you’ve said perfectly char- acterizes French art now, painting and even literature: Zola, Daudet. But perhaps it always happens that people first built their conceptions out of invented...
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 438–447.
Published: 01 December 2011
... responding to his imagined critics in this way, Cros ﬁlls out the portrait of his unknown extraterrestrial hearers, the beings to whom the unprecedented “call” is addressed. The recipients of the call resemble us. What other kind of being could they resemble? “If today a similar call were addressed...
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., meeting at the center to regard a Van Dyck portrait of “the fourth marquis of Weatherend” that we are to imagine hangs on the fourth wall of stage front. In Tableau 1, the audience effectively stands in for both the painting and its subject: Catherine and John look out and discuss the portrait as if...
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
...- BOOK REVIEWS / 451 cal-materialist approaches such as Adorno’s is fairly thin. This limited consideration of complexly historical accounts of genre feels like a missed opportunity to present a more dialectical portrait of the transactions among historical conditions, social and cultural...
Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 81–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... Cervantes and Ariosto: Renewing Fictions . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989 . Heugas, Pierre. “Variations sur un portrait: de Melibée à Dulcinée.” Bulletin Hispanique 71 ( 1969 ): 5 -30. Huerta Calvo, Javier. “Celestinas de entremés.” Celestina. La comedia de Calixto y Melibea...
Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Eagle's Nest: A Complete Account of Adolf Hitler's Alleged “Mountain Fortress.” Berchtesgaden: Verlag Plenk, 2004 . Blind Spot . Dir. André Heller. Sony Pictures, 2002 . Burke, Carolyn. Lee Miller: A Life . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005 . Calvocoressi, Richard. Lee Miller: Portraits...
Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the family’s history mimics the overall structure of The One Facing Us, which follows, via images, various family members and their stories. The novel unfolds as a realistic portrait of three generations of an Egyptian-Jewish family, whose members left Cairo between 1930 and 1950 and settled in...