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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Learning How to Live: Milan Kundera’s Theory of the Novel as a Quest for Maturity ACQUES DERRIDA’S SPECTRES DE MARX opens with a curious exhortation: J“Je voudrais apprendre à vivre enfin” (13). Derrida wonders what it would mean to know how to live, finally...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Northwestern University Press, 2006. REVIEW ESSAY RICHARD J. GOLSAN Nazism, the Holocaust, and the Quest for the Other Michael G. Levine. The Belated Witness: Literature, Testimony, and the Question of Holocaust Survival...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Tobias Gregory The Quest for Epic: From Ariosto to Tasso. By Sergio Zatti. Edited by Dennis Looney. Translated by Sally Hill with Dennis Looney. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006. 315 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
...David Spurr The Medieval Presence in Modernist Literature: The Quest to Fail . By Ullyot Jonathan . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 275 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Beckett Samuel . Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... letters is the result of a persistent quest for universality, a quest that demands defiance towards notions of literary nationalism associated with the periphery and cosmopolitan assignations of cultural inferiority. The essay endeavors to answer two seminal questions: How do Del Paso and Elizondo...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... meanings). Leibniz's project of a Characteristica universalis , a universal philosophical language, drew inspiration from the Chinese script—or rather, from what was known or fantasized about it by European scholars. In a time in which the quest for the monogenetic origin of languages gave way to the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Natalie Zemon . The Return of Martin Guerre . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1983 . Print . El conde Lucanor. P (“Puñonrostro”) manuscript . Real Academia Española 15 . Madrid . de Looze Laurence . “A Story of Interpretations: The Queste del Saint Graal as Metaliterature” . Romanic...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Bard College Berlin DOI 10.1215/00104124-4164489 The Medieval Presence in Modernist Literature: The Quest to Fail. By Jonathan Ullyot. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 275 p. This learned and original study shows the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR EPIC: FROM ARIOSTO TO TASSO. By Sergio Zatti. Edited by Dennis Looney. Translated by Sally Hill with Dennis Looney. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006. 315 p. Sergio Zatti’s work on Ariosto and Tasso is well known to Italianists and to comparatists...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Ania Loomba A Forgetful Nation: On Immigration and Cultural Identity in the United States. By Ali Behdad. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. xvii, 212 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR EPIC: FROM ARIOSTO TO...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Brian T. Edwards In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of the Separatist Imagination. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2016
... postcolonial Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean novels, beginning with Chapter 3, “No Admit- tance, V.S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas.” Radović reads Naipaul’s 1961 novel and its eponymous protagonist’s quest for ownership of his own house as “a struggle for symbolic COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 358...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 317–330.
Published: 01 September 2004
...., 1993 . ____. Three Novels By Samuel Beckett: Molloy: Malone Dies: The Unnamable . New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991 . Bernheimer, Charles. “Watt's in The Castle: The Aporetic Quest in Kafka and Beckett.” Critical Thought Series: 4—Critical Essays on Samuel Beckett . Ed. Lance St. John Butler...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., 1993 . 1 -16. ____. Questing Fictions: Latin America's Family Romance . Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1986 . Matthiessen, F.O. American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman . Oxford: Oxford UP, 1941 . Melas, Natalie. All the Difference in the World...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- sation.” All have had an important impact on comparative literary studies, and they inform the contributions to this volume. My own “Reflections on Skepticism in Homer’s Odyssey and the Poetry of C.P. Cavafy” underlines the epistemological dimensions of the epic quest as a form of nascent...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... . Manchester : Manchester UP , 2013 . Print . Damrosch David . The Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh . New York : Holt , 2007 . Print . ———. “Gilgamesh's Quest.” What Is World Literature? Princeton : Princeton UP , 2003 . 39 – 77 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2005) 57 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Giles Gunn (forthcoming). Fisch, Harold. “The Hermeneutic Quest in Robinson Crusoe.” Midrash and Literature . Ed. Geoffrey H. Hartman and Sanford Budick. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1986 . 213 -36. Franchot, Jenny. “Melville's Traveling God,” The Cambridge Companion to Herman...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Brazil at the same time, about the author’s favorite poets and also about the novelist-translator himself. While the translation recreates the poems, the novel presents a fictional pre-Islamic poet in a meandering quest narrative that, as the title implies, unlocks a mystery that becomes a trope...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... also illustrates the French author's remarkable transatlantic influence during the mid- and late-twentieth century. University of Oregon 2009 Adams, Don. James Merrill's Poetic Quest . Contributions to the Study of World Literature Ser. 81. Westport: Greenwood, 1997 . Bauer, Mark. This...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 338–340.
Published: 01 September 2017
... —​both subverts any critique for encouraging Rome’s indulgence in what contemporaries characterized as foreign vice and casts the act of boldly transferring Calli- machean poetry to Rome as a literary analog to the quest for the Golden Fleece. Noting that readers have long been troubled by the...