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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Laura Levitt Unwanted Beauty: Aesthetic Pleasure in Holocaust Representation. By Brett Ashley Kaplan. Urbana, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 215 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Estelle Tarica Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas. By Zita Nunes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 218 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 372–376.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Haun Saussy Ideology, Power, Text: Self-Representation and the Peasant “Other” in Modern Chinese Literature. By Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. viii, 321 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Beverley, John. Subalternity and Representation . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999 . Bharucha, Rustom. In the Name of the Secular: Contemporary Cultural Activism in India . Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998 . Bidwai, Praul, and Achin Vinaik. New Nukes: India, Pakistan, and Global...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2021
... comparisons based on the representation of the New World chiefly derived from the supposed characteristics of its “nature.” This article will identify traces of the demand made by Ferdinand Denis (1798–1890) that the intellectual production of the Americas must reflect the effect of the nature that inspires...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This ambiguity, I argue, can have salutary effects. In attenuating the boundaries between subject, object, and device, “Oriental writing” renders inoperable the “politics of representation” through which race has been thought. I use the term tone to designate the sensory effect of the racialized indistinction...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Lara Harb Abstract The Aristotelian sense of mimesis (i.e., fictional representation of an evoked world through plot and characters) continues to shape modern views of literature. The medieval Arabic reception of the concept of mimesis and its closely related concept of mythos (fable, story...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 2010
... these works depict. In both texts the portrait raises the issue of the relation between identity and representation. Since in both stories the portrait is that of a woman and the painter is a man, they also deal with the way the power to represent (and thus determine or construct identity) relates to gender...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
...,” thus creating a centrifugal/centripetal dialectic within the representation. The remaining three categories—“inter-semiocity,” “ethical commitment,” and “hybrid realism”—do not play a specific role within the internal dialectic of the genre, but are crucial—to the same extent as the other seven...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 381–403.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Jane O. Newman; Ron Sadan Abstract Erich Auerbach (1892–1957), best known as the author of Mimesis: Dargestellte Wirklichkeit in der abendländischen Literatur (1946; Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature , 1953), wrote about the eighteenth-century philologist and philosopher...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... representations (or non-representations) of nature function systemically, contextual analyses of ecophobia as an often obsolete adaptive survival strategy prove more useful than more myopic analyses that fail to see biophilia as part of a spectrum condition. The article highlights the shortcomings of Edward O...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... conveys an unvoiced critique of Wittgenstein's neglect of Nazi politics. If Sebald's representations of the way that both propositions and images can dissimulate, that logic and science can fail and even destroy us, would have interested Wittgenstein, Austerlitz also reminds us that the ethics of memory...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 January 2009
... this same creative representation emerges as a challenge to a visceral historical crisis. Throughout the essay, I make claims on behalf of the “necessity” and “ethics” of the rhetoric of anachronism, primarily because it provides a corrective against any attempt to reduce the formal matter of literary...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Catherine Brown This article compares Tolstoi and Lawrence in their attitudes towards consciousness and representations of conscious being. It notes that, although Lawrence criticized Tolstoi for his weakness of intellect and his anti-intellectualism, Lawrence's own anti-intellectualism had much...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... such a description. As a result, New Criticism appears as ironic in its privileged representational mode, criticist (in the Kantian sense) in its epistemology and aesthetics, aestheticist in literary-historical or history of ideas terms, and phobic in psychoanalytic terms. The (post)structuralist moment appears...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, and Alain Badiou, each in their fashion, challenge the purportedly representational model on which questions of “original,” “translation,” and “maternal language” are based (what Deleuze refers to pejoratively as the principium comparationis with its four axes of identity...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... this primary sense of “remediation” might seem unrelated to Jay Bolter and Richard Grusin's use of that word to describe certain paradigmatic representational strategies of new media, where the environment is concerned, these two etymologies ultimately converge: to remediate is to re-present the environment...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...? In this the image of the parrot becomes both a highly condensed figure of Freudian dream-work and the quintessential monad, caught in that vacant space between the real and the relic, primary event and present trace, representation and that which cannot be spoken. While all of this coheres with Sebald's historical...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-metaphysical scenario focused on presentation rather than representation and on truth as propitious event rather than individual property can we grasp the limitations of a metaphysical paradigm that writers like Marlowe unwittingly helped consolidate. Today, this scenario is best promoted by Badiou...