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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Theresa Krier Desiring Bodies: Ovidian Romance and the Cult of Form . By Heyworth Gregory . Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press , 2009 . xvii, 357 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 445–446.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Gordon Teskey Trade and Romance . By Murrin Michael . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 2014 . x, 344 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 BOOK REVIEWS Trade and Romance. By Michael Murrin. Chicago...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mary B. Quinn An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499–1627 . By Zepp Susanne . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 261 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 359 most...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the enormous thirteenth-century Vulgate Cycle of the Arthurian romances, and the second is from Spain: El Conde Lucanor by the great fourteenth-century writer Don Juan Manuel. The two instances contrast nicely. In the first, Queen Guenevere's look-alike half-sister arrives at Arthur's court with the false...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 101–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in Western Literature . Trans. Willard R. Trask. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1953 . 123 -42. Blanchot, Maurice. The Writing of the Disaster . Trans. Ann Smock. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995 . Bloomfield, Morton. “Episodic Motivation and Marvels in Epic and Romance.” Essays...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Seth Kimmel Abstract Early modern editors of Iberian popular ballads, known in Spanish as romances , excluded the poems’ musical notation from their publications. They also catered to contemporary audiences’ tastes by focusing on poems that represented battles among Christian and Muslim nobles...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., he helps shape the Greco-Roman heroic ideal that is later embodied in medieval romance, a tradition on which Shakespeare draws in Othello . University of Oregon 2009 Adelman, Janet. “Iago's Alter Ego: Race as Projection in Othello.” Shakespeare Quarterly 48 . 2 ( 1997 ): 124 -44...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... it as a straightforward, culturally reactionary “anti-anarchist romance,” and thereby precluding other, more politicized, readings. By staging a creative betrayal of the novel in 1920s Moscow, Tairov and Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, who was commissioned to write the script, reactivate certain elements of the work obscured...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Nathaniel Hawthorne's “romance” The Marble Faun and William Dean Howells's Venetian Life , an account of his time as U.S. consul in Venice. This comparison highlights the variety of ways in which Anglo-American literary figures engaged with contemporary Italian politics in their visions of Italy—from...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of Boileau's L'art poétique (1683). It considers translations of various genres, including the poetic epistle, verse drama, and the newly fashionable romance in the context of complex shifts in Anglo-French relations. It argues that French and French cultural forms represented powerful cultural capital...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Brenda Deen Schildgen The essay examines a specific case of “wood-stripping” that occurs in three related texts: one ancient, Statius's Thebaid , and two medieval romance versions of Statius's poem, Giovanni Boccaccio's La Teseida and Geoffrey Chaucer's The Knight's Tale . It argues that all three...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... or Africa is in fact an important element of the longer history of which colonialism and postcolonialism are part. University of Oregon 2009 Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed. The Postcolonial Middle Ages . New York: Palgrave, 2000. Geraldine Heng. Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... is enthralled by the story and its characters. To her, it is a “sweet book,” a “pure story,” and she knows she “shall never be tired” and “will not sleep a wink” until she finds out what happens to its heroine. Unlike Polly, who naïvely views the story as a perfect romance and follows it literally...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Comparative Literature, Hispanic Review, Modern Lan- guage Notes, Modern Language Review, Nueva Revista de Filología Hispánica, and Romance Philology. A. Editions 1. Gil Vicente. Obras dramáticas castellanas: edición, estudio y notas...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... DESIRING BODIES: OVIDIAN ROMANCE AND THE CULT OF FORM. By Gregory Heyworth. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. xvii, 357 p. This ambitious and rangy book argues for the centrality of Ovid to European traditions of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, first in a dense, exhilaratingly...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the dominant American literary canon. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 452 DESIRING BODIES: OVIDIAN ROMANCE AND THE CULT OF FORM. By Gregory Heyworth. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. xvii, 357 p. This ambitious and rangy book argues for the centrality of Ovid to European traditions...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... but traversable distances of some of the most forbidding terrain on earth, were the dark foundations for the light-as- air tales of romance. In the second part the scene shifts south to the Indian Ocean with an account of the romance of Huon of Bordeaux, and once again the most fantastic episodes...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... or the performance of failure could be an aesthetic value allows Ullyot to move with some agility from traditional myth criticism to the ideas of the Frankfurt school and even psychoanalysis. Where myth criticism establishes the parallels between medieval quest COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 346 romance...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., Richard O. “The Date, Author, and Identity of the Original Draft of the Malay Annals.” Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 16 . 2 ( December 1938 ): 27 -41. ____. “The Date, Authorship, Contents, and Some New MSS. Of the Malay Romance of Alexander the Great.” Journal...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Melibea —​better known as La Celestina —​would be a divine work if it could have managed to conceal its all-too-human aspects. The reference is casually embedded in one of Cervantes’s fabricated prefatory poems. Attributed to various fictional characters of chivalric romance, these poems set...