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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sebastiaan Faber Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics . By Enjuto-Rangel Cecilia . West Lafayette : Purdue University Press , 2010 . xii, 363 p . © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Another Freedom...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... ( 1991 ): 90 -110. Wolff, Janet. “The Invisible Flâneuse: Women and the Literature of Modernity.” Theory, Culture, and Society 2 . 3 ( 1985 ): 37 -46. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/140 CECILIA ENJUTO-RANGEL Broken Presents: The Modern City in Ruins in...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
....” Dostal 52 – 78 . RICARDO APOSTOL Amid the Ruins of Time: The Classics as Modernist Project in Gadamer and Seferis N THEIR OWN DIFFERENT WAYS and in spite of the thirty-year gap between I their major published works, the German philosopher...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... wrapped up in Orientalist thinking and politics of the time. Modern editions tend to present texts based on twelve tablets found in the ruins of the library of a seventh-century B.C.E. Assyrian king. Yet this “standard” text incorporates fragments from other places and times, and itself existed in...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
... University of California, Berkeley DOI 10.1215/00104124-2376651 book reviews / 491 Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics. By Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel. West Lafayette...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 493–501.
Published: 01 December 2013
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-2376651 book reviews / 491 Cities in Ruins: The Politics of Modern Poetics. By Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2010. xii, 363 p. What is it about ruins that continues to...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Studies 10 . 2 ( 2013 ): 156 – 69 . Web. ———. The Social Construction of the Ocean . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2001 . Print . Stoler Ann Laura . “Imperial Debris: Reflections on Ruins and Ruination.” Cultural Anthropology 23 . 2 ( 2008 ): 191 – 219 . Print . Time and...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 375–393.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Ruins of Time: Shelley and the Construction of History.” Bennet and Curran 14 – 29 . Print . Le Coat Nanette . “Places of Memory: History Writing in Staël's Corinne.” The Novel's Seductions: Staël's “Corinne” in Critical Inquiry . Ed. Szmurlo Karyna . Lewisburg : Bucknell UP...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 97–126.
Published: 01 March 2002
... ekphrasis undoes the dangerously absorbing power of enargeia by creating an allegorical image— exemplified here by Hecuba’s distressful face—whose very structure disrupts the unity of signifier and signified. Taking my cue from the poem’s ekphrastic “anatomiz[ation of] Time’s ruin, beauty’s wrack, and...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
... impasse/breakthrough dynamic renders irreal to the same extent that it makes the political order, the order that created it and the only order it knows, seem like the only reality. Its presence comes forward vividly in the realization that not everyone would be sorry to see the “common ruin” of the lord...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 130–146.
Published: 01 March 2004
... virtue and her father’s ensuing desolation and ruin, that Pushkin’s tale is related to the fiction of the age of Enlightenment. By establishing a generic link be- tween his tale and the biblical parable, the author sets up a mechanism for the future interpretation of his work through the continual...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the studentloan justice.org archive describe the psychic toll of student debt. For instance, Kathryn from Texas shares that she “slipped into a deep depression” after having trouble paying. Similarly, Sybil from California divulges that she “sank into depression . . . . My life is ruined...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Posture .” ELH 85 , no. 4 ( 2018 ): 941 – 72 . Thompson E. P. Customs in Common . London : Penguin Books , 1991 . Tsing Anna . The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., scientism, poli­ tics, and legal arrangements that artifaction entailed. We then travel back in time to Egypt where the Memnon head was procured for England by the former circus strongman Gio­ vanni Belzoni. Colla examines the romance of the ruin in Belzoni’s writings and analyzes different kinds of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., scientism, poli­ tics, and legal arrangements that artifaction entailed. We then travel back in time to Egypt where the Memnon head was procured for England by the former circus strongman Gio­ vanni Belzoni. Colla examines the romance of the ruin in Belzoni’s writings and analyzes different kinds of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... travel back in time to Egypt where the Memnon head was procured for England by the former circus strongman Gio­ vanni Belzoni. Colla examines the romance of the ruin in Belzoni’s writings and analyzes different kinds of materiality and motives informing European and Egyptian appreciation of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
... travel back in time to Egypt where the Memnon head was procured for England by the former circus strongman Gio­ vanni Belzoni. Colla examines the romance of the ruin in Belzoni’s writings and analyzes different kinds of materiality and motives informing European and Egyptian appreciation of...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
...,” declares only the unspeakable in his own speech. In Agamben’s terms, this would be the empty state of “a name [that] lives solely in the disgrace that [has] cov- ered it” or the analogous problem of how a subject may “give an account of its own ruin” (142–43). What is crucial here is that Agamben...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 213–225.
Published: 01 September 2019
... seem to dwell in serene methodological self-assurance. ( de Man 12 ) I find myself intellectually attracted to the idea of an “insecure project” though wary of where it seems to have led. In 1997 Bill Readings, in his seminal The University in Ruins , beat a path to the humanities’ extinction...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... bourgeoisie and the shégués as a new “lumpenproletariat” ( Mao, On Practice 75 ; Fanon 81 ). Zhang Xia’s speech resonates with the shégués as a generation who are victims of civil war and genocide. They materialize “ruined time,” which features in cultural production following nationalist failures...