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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 119–139.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Tragic Drama . Trans. John Osborne. London: Verso, 1977 . Brooks, Peter. The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melodrama, and the Mode of Excess . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995 . ____. Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . Cambridge: Harvard University...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Yingjin Zhang Allegoresis: Reading Canonical Literature East and West. By Zhang Longxi. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 256 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2000) 52 (4): 366–369.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Timothy Peltason The Practice of Reading. By Denis Donoghue. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. 307 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/363 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Gary D. Mole Altered Reading: Levinas and Literature. By Jill Robbins. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. xxiv, 185 p. University of Oregon 2001 BOOK REVIEWS/83...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the famous “Winter Garden” image of his deceased mother, Matalon questions Camera Lucida 's relevance and significance for situations of mourning in which inequality prevails and the deceased subject does not function as the Barthesian unique and irreplaceable other. Reading Matalon's novel The...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 52–70.
Published: 01 March 2014
... reading a text or listening to a piece “as if” for the first time. Such an approach can refresh or enliven our understanding of a familiar work; it can also leave a difficult text or musical composition seeming stranger than before. Kripke's commentary on Wittgenstein and Taruskin's on Beethoven provide...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... I read the Brazilian novel Bom-Crioulo , written by Adolfo Caminha in 1895, in light of Cesare Lombroso's criminal anthropology. I argue that to read this novel — which deals with crime, race, sexual perversion, and jealousy — in the context of fin-de-siècle criminology and what I call “Othello's...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Hebrew culture. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Allan Michael . “Reading with One Eye, Speaking with One Tongue: On the Problem of Address in World Literature.” Comparative Literature Studies 44 . 1 ( 2007 ): 1 – 19 . Print . Anidjar Gil . “Secularism...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Seth Kimmel Conversion and Narrative: Reading Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic . By Szpiech Ryan . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2013 . 311 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eleanor Ty The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age . By Palumbo-Liu David . Durham : Duke University Press , 2012 . xiv, 226 p . © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Black Shameem . “Fertile Cosmofeminism: Ruth L. Ozeki and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-reflexivity and metanarrative, the representation of the past, and the use of pronouns. This leads to an analysis of the reception of The Fall and the manner in which critics have turned to paratextual material in their historico-political interpretations, a form of “reading into” which I suggest is prompted...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Marta V. Vicente In January 1786, the Spanish Inquisition accused the Mexican theologian and bibliographer José Mariano de Beristain of purchasing, possessing, and reading aloud the French pornographic novel Le Portier des Chartreux ( The Porter of the Charter House ). Flouting his vows, the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 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 (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
...?” New Literary History 1 ( 2007 ): 229 -37. Print. Danielewski, Mark. House of Leaves . New York: Random House, 2000 . Print. Davis, Juliet. Pieces of Herself . 2005 . Web. Oct. 2010. < http://www.julietdavis.com/studio/piecesofherself/ >. De Certeau, Michel. “Reading as Poaching...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and Buried Texts: Reading Walter Abish with Georges Perec and the Oulipo ALTER ABISH (1931–) is a contemporary Austrian-American writer, best Wknown for his experimental novels and short stories: Alphabetical Africa (1974), In the Future Perfect (1977...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Seth Lerer Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity. By John David Dawson. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002. x, 302 p. University of Oregon 2002 BOOK REVIEWS/357...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 95–111.
Published: 01 March 2003
... The Ethics of “Writing” Enigma: A Reading of Chrétien de Troyes’s Conte du Graal and Lévinas’s Totalité et infini HIS ESSAY IS AN UNUSUAL EXERCISE in comparative studies: a compar- Tison of a twelfth-century text, the Conte du...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2003) 55 (3): 270–272.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Steven Shaviro Reading the Figural, Or, Philosophy after the New Media. By David Norman Rodowick. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001. xviii, 276 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/270 READING THE FIGURAL, OR, PHILOSOPHY AFTER THE NEW MEDIA. By David Norman Rodowick...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 111–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
.../111 2004 Volume 56, Number 2 WILLIAM N. WEST Reading Rooms: Architecture and Agency in the Houses of Michel de Montaigne and Nicholas Bacon Die Aufgaben, welche in...