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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Anca Vlasopolos Reclaiming Klytemnestra: Revenge or Reconciliation. By Kathleen Komar. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. xii, 224 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK REVIEWS READING...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Glenn A. Odom This article examines Yael Farber's Molora , an adaptation of The Oresteia , in the context of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a narrative form. I argue that, in performance, the play prevents the culmination of both reconciliation and the tragic form, leaving...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011
...) opens the rhetoric of “ordinary” forgiveness to personal and political abuse, to hypocrisy and calculation. Forgiveness might suture a wound, enabling healing and reconciliation, but its closure also ushers in, if not forgetting, an attenuation or weakening of the suffering of victims of unforgiveable...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Drawing on Jacques Derrida's On Cosmopolitanism and Forgiveness , this article argues that the postcolonial perspective of Castorp offers not an accusation but a call for a cosmopolitan reconciliation and inclusiveness. Huelle does not provide a nationalist re-reading of the past, but a complex review...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... through the lens of Chilean-Argentine author Ariel Dorfman's play Death and the Maiden , its staging and reception in Johannesburg and its inscription into the 1998 Final Report of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). By juxtaposing a case of literary remediation (TRC Chairperson...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
...) to his works' deeply felt uncertainties about our present times (post-dictatorial reconciliation, narcoterror, the women of Ciudad Juárez). Focusing on the short novel Amulet , the essay proposes Bolaño's writing as an experiment in infrapolitical dwelling in an age unmoored from the orienting promise...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the writer’s concern with form and language relate to the demands of ethics and politics?” (1). Boeh- mer and Gaitskell state that, “regardless of attempts at reconciliation, certain well-established hier- archies remain embedded [in South Africa], and the society remains in transition. The task...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... The “ Museums and Galleries NSW Reconciliation Action Plan 2012 ” states that Woolloomooloo, “derived from walla mulla, means place of plenty.” Godfrey Charles Mundy in Antipodes suggests that the suburb’s name derives from Wala-mala , “place of tombs” ( 10 ). 2 See Korff , “Paramatta...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of experiences about which we hear next to nothing before the first century of the Christian era. The problem for later centuries was to reconcile this faculty with the main tenets of Greek philosophy” (2:3). This effort at reconciliation has consisted, for the most part, in the demonstration of the limited...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 125–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., Joseph. “The Reconciliation of Myth: Benjamin's Homage to Bachofen.” Journal of The History of Ideas 60 . 1 ( 1999 ): 165 -87. Marx, Karl. Grundrisse: Foundation of the Critique of Political Economy . Trans. Martin Nicolaus. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973 . McCole, John. Walter Benjamin...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... reconciliation. In many respects, this emphasis is not a departure from Joyce and the Joycean epiphany. For Kundera, too, these moments are sudden realizations, unexpected revelations that involve our life in its entirety. Rooted in mundane circumstances that stamp reality with the kind of singularity...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 338–349.
Published: 01 September 2003
... is to help develop a conceptually and historically precise form of dialogue, or agonism, by which discursive exchange might take place without collapsing crucial differences and without falling, yet again, into the nebulous liberal realm of reconciliation or (even more importantly) adopting the dangerous...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2005
... but change its point of view. She is often paraphrased as advocating either the abandonment of Comparative Literature or its merger with Area Stud- ies. I see the recommendation as more in the nature of a chiasmus, that figure of impossible reconciliations. “As for example ‘the cup of Ares says Aristotle...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... magnanimous reconciliation with his enemies and, like the 1826 poem “Stanzas,” provides veiled advice to the new tsar, Nicholas I: Piruet Petr, i gord i iasen I slavy polon vzor ego. I tsarskii pir ego prekrasen. Pri...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
... his apparent assassination. This farm becomes in turn the site of a matri- lineal reconciliation between Lorenza, Herminia, and Sara when they realize that their individual happiness depends on their love for each other and their eco- nomic independence from men. The last half of the novel...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 283–299.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., on the other hand, the next-to-last event involves the reconciliation between Achilles and the king of Troy and the return of Hektor’s body. A third parallel can be drawn between Achilles’ encounter with his sea goddess mother and her appeal to Zeus in Book 1 and the message from Zeus to Achilles and his...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... a form signi- fying the reconciliation of man with his animal nature. This is surely Agamben’s vision as well —only for a time well prior to that of post-history. Agamben locates the origin of the division of life that leads to the rupture between man and animality in Aristotle’s De Anima. Here...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... sinnlich zu machen” (Philosophy must become mythological, in order to make the people rational, and mythology must become philosophical, in order to make the philosophers sensuous), the anonymous text declares (Hölder- lin 2: 577). This reconciliation of myth and reason implies a corresponding rec...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., with the main characters questioning whether the things happening to them are supernatural in nature —​only to learn that many of them really are (although others turn out to be elaborate hoaxes). In other words, both texts offer an odd kind of reconciliation between rationalism and the existence...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 288–302.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the Irish literary imagination. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Seamus Heaney Antigone gender justice Irish literature Works Cited Aiken Nevin T. “Learning to Live Together: Transitional Justice and Intergroup Reconciliation in Northern Ireland.” The International Journal...