1-20 of 485 Search Results for

representation

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 January 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: DIALOGUES IN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE. By Julio Ortega...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 September 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 o . By Lodovico Ariosto. A New Verse Translation by David R...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 September 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 REVIEWS/363 BOOK...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... 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 Disarmament . Northampton...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... “paranoia,” 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
... create a sense of synchronicity, repetition, or rupture, the essay shows how such effects serve to disrupt the representation of linear time, introduce intertextuality by quotation or allusion, and situate the novel’s setting, a small Sudanese village, in a global network of power. This reading uncovers...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 January 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 January 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 January 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 in...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... loss? 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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to a post-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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to deconstruct this oppositional relationship, imbuing Tituba with precisely the characteristics that make Proctor's character so compelling in The Crucible . The ultimate result is not just to critique Miller's representation of Tituba but also to challenge her treatment both at the hands of the...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... representations of drug cartels. It is through a critical approach to the drug trade, as it intersects the power of the state, that alternative narconarratives resist the mediation of hegemonic discourses that permeate the fields of journalism, academic research, and literature. © 2014 by University of Oregon...