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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 111–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Wisconsin Press, 1984 . West, William N. Theatres and Encyclopedias in Early Modern Europe . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002 . Yates, Frances. The Art of Memory . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966 . READINGSPRING ROOMS...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Lupton). Through the use of a Badiou perspective five major points are advanced: in Marlovian drama 1) there is little room for the “inconsistent multiplicity” of the ontological that is nonetheless implied in it; 2) there are no subjects and no truths, but only abject individuals and self-destructive...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mikhal Dekel This essay argues that in emotionally and politically fraught terrains tragic literature may offer an embodied, affective critique of the existing political order that is more effective than theoretical-didactic critiques. As a form that makes room for conflict, violence, and desire...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Barbara E. Mann Abstract This essay analyzes the depiction of “things” in three modernist novels: Dovid Bergelson’s The End of Everything (Yiddish, 1913), a tale of ennui set in a provincial town outside Kiev, where faded fabrics and cherished ornaments in drawing rooms emblematize the end of an...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 400–415.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Inner Room and A Scattering of Salts , demand particularly close considerations of the intertextual presence of Proust's novel. Such considerations reveal not only superficial connections between the work of the two authors, but also Merrill's deep engagement with interpretive strategies modeled by...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2004) 56 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Calvino, Italo. “Tradurre è il vero modo di leggere un testo.” Saggi 1945-1985 . Vol. 2 . Ed. Mario Barenghi. Milano: Mondadori, 1985 . 1825 -1831. Carpentier, Martha. “Why an Old Shoe? Teaching Jacob's Room as l'écriture féminine.” Re: Reading, Re: Writing, Re: Teaching Virginia Woolf . Eds...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 331–346.
Published: 01 September 2004
... . ____. The Letters of Virginia Woolf . Eds. Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. 7 vols. New York: Harcourt, 1976, 1977 . ____. The Moment and Other Essays . London: Hogarth, 1952 . ____. Reading Notebooks . Berg Collection, New York Public Library, Reel 14. ____. A Room of One's Own . New York...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2011
... an infatuation with wild (usually French) theories and called for a return to the timeless truths of an earlier humanism. There is not much room for comparative literature in such a program. The public benefit that comes from people in state-supported educational institutions knowing...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 242–255.
Published: 01 June 2002
... ethnic minorities—in the Niger republic, created room for women to seek Islamic knowledge on their own terms (even if still within patriarchal space) as a means of reaching a new understanding of women’s rights within Islam and Islamic socie- ties. Ever since, women have seized the political space of...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2015
... his reliance on the laterna magica as an epistemic figure (44–47). In a brief survey of contemporary stage effects and COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 450 trickery, Andriopoulos describes how the optical device was used for conjuring a display of ghosts and demons in a darkened room, and thus...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 2005
... us. This complaint appears during Spivak’s reading of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “Woolf expects this attentive reading but has not received it. We have forgotten how to read with care. This book is taught forever as the call for an- drogyny, a private room, and five hundred pounds” (42...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the foundation for Strindberg’s international reputa- tion: Fadren (1887; The Father), Fröken Julie (1888; Miss Julie) with its famous mani- festo preface, and Fordringsägare (1888; Creditors). Location is critical in each of these plays: The Father is set in the drawing room of a country manor...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
... uncovered the sheets. I had to go to bed, no tarrying. The mourning chapel had become a guest room again). Furthermore, although the transformation of the room from a place of quasi-religious worship to mundane activities seems to suggest a temporary sus- pension of her grief in the presence of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 317–330.
Published: 01 September 2004
... different has everything become since losing Klamm” [C 56anticipates sev- eral scenes of abandonment in Watt, and the aftermath of Watt’s experience of the Galls in particular: such is the “fragility of outer meaning” at Knott’s that “the scene in the music-room . . . ceased very soon to signify for Watt...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 September 2008
... legend of Proust, the mythic narrative of Proust’s neurotic achievement. The now-iconic image of the invalid genius barricaded in his cork-lined room, racing to complete his masterwork before pneumonia could kill him, became in cer- tain circles inseparable from...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
... lessons about the mechanisms of power, projection, and propaganda. The Obersalzberg, 1923-2006 The Obersalzberg once hosted a tiny village above the Bavarian town of Berch- tesgaden, Germany, about fifteen miles from Salzburg, Austria. Hitler began fre- 3 The image of the main living room...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2002
... act of collection by witnessing it; he and the physical collector perform supple- mentary roles in a joint utterance designed to contain the globe’s range of differ- ence within a single English room and to control its articulation and arrangement according to a Western interiority—to the point...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... University Press, 1997 . COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/228 NEIL TEN KORTENAAR Fictive States and the State of Fiction in Africa REDRIC JAMESON HAS ARGUED that all Third-World texts are national Fallegories where there is no room for private dramas, a sweeping general...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 181–198.
Published: 01 June 2016
... afternoon, Guerra and Beristain arrived with two unidentified men. Shortly thereafter, the officers burst into the Mexicans’ room, where they found the four men playing cards. The lieutenant arrested Guerra and Beristain on charges of indecent behavior, includ- ing reading an obscene illustrated...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2002) 54 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sexuality and the law. Fast forward now from the year 1868 to the year 2000 and Court TV. In the summer of 2000, Court TV announced a new series entitled simply Confession. It claimed to be, in a sense, the police confession room unmasked: alleged criminals, in the process of confess- ing, would...