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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2016
... these frameworks to generate and prolong an affective engagement with the work. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 John Cage “Empty Words” affect theory stuplimity pre-semantic musication Works Cited Benjamin Walter . The Arcades Project . Trans. Eiland Howard...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... understand as pre- cisely as possible how the three crucial factors for nonsense as I have defined it actually interact, and so to gain in turn a richer perspective on the rhetoric of nonsense. Slaying the Chinese Jabberwock In 1921, an intrepid language pioneer by the name of (Zhao Yuan Ren...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Wiener’s use of the word “organ” pre- sumably imbricates Wiener in metaphysical undoing, as though every use of a metaphor necessarily auto-destructs a whole discourse and research program. Derrida’s complaint about Wiener’s use of the term “sense organ” is a familiar enough trope in criticisms of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... pre-Modernist poetry the disjunctive effect of foreign words and phrases may have been concealed by metrical patterns and rhymes. In Modernist poetry, however, their differential quality looms large. Consider the following lines of Czeslaw Milosz’s Gdzie wschodzi słon´ce i ke˛dy zapada (Where...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 275–290.
Published: 01 September 2002
... LITERATURE/276 cious rapacity and spiritual pride.5 In addition to its humor, one of the keenest pleasures Map’s satire offers the modern reader is its beguiling illusion of immediacy. With a deftness of touch reminiscent of Chaucer, Map achieves a high degree of realism through the pre- tense of...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... accompanied, along with Charlie’s intense and charming pres- ence, by all the books his death has left unwritten. STANLEY CORNGOLD Princeton University THE COLUMBIA GUIDE TO THE LITERATURES OF EASTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945. By Harold B...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
... life—and others’— would be if it could be accompanied, along with Charlie’s intense and charming pres- ence, by all the books his death has left unwritten. STANLEY CORNGOLD Princeton University THE COLUMBIA GUIDE TO THE...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 367–370.
Published: 01 September 2004
... unexpectedly, so young, in the bloom of his intellectual power; how much richer my life—and others’— would be if it could be accompanied, along with Charlie’s intense and charming pres- ence, by all the books his death has left unwritten...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., along with Charlie’s intense and charming pres- ence, by all the books his death has left unwritten. STANLEY CORNGOLD Princeton University THE COLUMBIA GUIDE TO THE LITERATURES OF EASTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945. By Harold B. Segel...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
... accompanied, along with Charlie’s intense and charming pres- ence, by all the books his death has left unwritten. STANLEY CORNGOLD Princeton University THE COLUMBIA GUIDE TO THE LITERATURES OF EASTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945. By Harold B...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
... of truth come into play” (Novaes 380; cf. 382). Keeping the two steps strictly separate helps avoid cognitive biases and personal prejudices. The fictional William follows the procedure established by his historical pre- cursor, although his theory is better than his practice. It takes a...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the inartistic assumption that a text’s system of figures can be mapped onto a system of signs. Yet the very resistance that these famously enigmatic novels pres- ent to the reader suggests that the effort to extrapolate an answer to the riddle of the text, even when the text explicitly demands...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Boris Maslov This article puts forward a genealogy of one of the principal temporalities associated with German (pre-)Romantic lyric, the time of a privileged moment (“ewiger/prägnanter Augenblick”). The same temporality is shown to dominate the lyric oeuvre of Fyodor Tiutchev, a Russian Romantic...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
... acoustic flow is evoked. Thus, the modernist texts conjoin two conceptions of rhythm pointed out by Émile Benveniste: the pre-Platonic notion of ϱ῾υθμός as continual flow and the later idea of rhythm as segmentation that was also embraced by the rhetoricians. This conjunction accounts for Woolf’s and...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
... examine the notion of translation itself, although she does reflect at 3 Trawick might translate pasamalar as “Love Flower” or “Flower of Attachment,” but a more pre- cise translation would be “The Flower of Blood Attachment.” See note 4. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 58 length in a comparative way...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
... constructs the Greek notion of security, the pre-history of securitas, as a conquest of the “dichotomy of the land and the COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 342 sea” (83). But it is the supposed untrustworthiness of the sea, which Hamilton shows to be a constant feature of Greek literature, that at the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... legitimacy to any connection between his work and Freud’s, scholars have endeavored to understand the Freudian pres- ence in his writing.2 Phyllis Roth was a pioneer in the effort to come to terms This manuscript has benefi ted greatly from the insightful and detailed comments of Brian Boyd, Stephen...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... —the difference as origin or the egg of Columbus . . (47) As far as colonial Brazilian literature is concerned, to talk about a Baroque code was to try to create distance from Europe “by metamorphosing the same models” (“a diferença de moriose do mesmo”) (48). The outstanding example, the pre...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 January 2005
... point of view that I want to adopt here, this disintegration can be understood in terms of the changes in the semantics of individuality that accompany the transition from pre-modern to modern society. As Niklas Luhmann argues, pre-modern (stratified) societies defined the individual through social...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... accurately, radicalizing, the position staked out by the Bernheimer report 2 In A Critique of Postcolonial Reason, Spivak defines her unorthodox approach to psychoanalysis as follows: “I read psychoanalysis as a technique for reading the pre-emergence (Raymond Williams’s term) of narrative as ethical...