1-20 of 173 Search Results for

sacrifice

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 (2008) 60 (4): 331–354.
Published: 01 September 2008
... . Fauré, Christine. “Rights or Virtues: Women and the Republic.” Republicanism: A Shared European Heritage . Ed. Martin van Gelderen and Quentin Skinner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002 . 125 -37. Foley, Helene. “Marriage and Sacrifice in Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis.” Arethusa 15...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... r e a n d Op e r a . By Derek Hughes. Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 313 p., notes, bibliography, index. In Culture and Sacrifice, Derek Hughes examines the shifting significance of sacrifice in the literary imagination from the Iliad  to Margaret Atwood’s The Blind...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and techniques. It argues that Dolly City reflects, thematically and formally, a shift between two biopolitical models of governance: from a welfare model based on a calculable and statistical futurity and on communal sacrifice, to a neoliberal model grounded in a speculative futurity and a zero-risk...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... On the slave ship that gives the novel its title, the novel's protagonist learns that Enlightenment ideals involving liberty and fraternity are hopelessly naïve, that scientific rationality carries no weight, and that the very notion of utopia becomes an excuse to sacrifice individuals for some...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 313 p., notes, bibliography, index. In Culture and Sacrifice, Derek Hughes examines the shifting significance of sacrifice in the literary imagination from the Iliad  to Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin (2000). Along the way, he considers...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Culture and Sacrifice, Derek Hughes examines the shifting significance of sacrifice in the literary imagination from the Iliad  to Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin (2000). Along the way, he considers not only such touchstones as the Oresteia, Iphigenia in Aulis, the Bacchae, the Aeneid, Titus...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... In Culture and Sacrifice, Derek Hughes examines the shifting significance of sacrifice in the literary imagination from the Iliad  to Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin (2000). Along the way, he considers not only such touchstones as the Oresteia, Iphigenia in Aulis, the Bacchae, the Aeneid...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2011
... UP , 1987 . Print . Rossi Andreola . Contexts of War: Manipulation of Genre in Virgilian Battle Narrative . Ann Arbor : U of Michigan P , 2004 . Print . Smith Rebekah M. “Deception and Sacrifice in Aeneid 2.1–249.” American Journal of Philology 120 . 4 ( 1999 ): 503...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of bandits. Such a scene undoubtedly stages the brutal infliction of harm, and Kleitophon’s comparison of his lover to Marsyas intimates torture. Yet insofar as the scene dwells primarily in the territory of sacrifice, it begins to strain a narrow definition of torture. In fact, elsewhere in...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... disembowelment at the hands of bandits. Such a scene undoubtedly stages the brutal infliction of harm, and Kleitophon’s comparison of his lover to Marsyas intimates torture. Yet insofar as the scene dwells primarily in the territory of sacrifice, it begins to strain a narrow definition of torture. In fact...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
... primarily in the territory of sacrifice, it begins to strain a narrow definition of torture. In fact, elsewhere in this chapter, as well as in the first two chapters of The Wound and the Witness, the boundaries of torture are often unclear. In the introduction Ballengee says that she is not interested...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 59–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
...PAUL ROUZER University of Oregon 2006 Crisp, Roger, trans. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000 . Derrida, Jacques. The Politics of Friendship . Trans. George Collins. New York: Verso, 1997 . Hubert, Henri, and Marcel Mauss. Sacrifice: Its...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 84). “In suffering failure, the loser conquers” ( Jaspers 51). His death affirms his ethical superiority to the gods, serves as a sacrifice dedicated to the national community, or reveals a divine sublimity. In A.C. Bradley’s influential formulation, the catastrophe has both a negative and an...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Print . Dekel Mikhal . “Citizenship and Sacrifice: The Tragic Scheme in Moshe Shamir's He Walked the Fields.” Jewish Social Studies 18 . 3 ( Spring/Summer 2013 ): 197 – 211 . Print . ———. The Universal Jew: Masculinity, Modernity and the Zionist Moment . Evanston : Northwestern...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... but also, in this case, the sacrifice of his or her life as mandated by this particular delivery system” (113). Palumbo-Liu sees today’s organ donations and transplants in our global world as a testing ground for our ideas on ethics, economic neoliberalism, equality, and the human. The way that...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the children’s dietary habits foreshadows an official university dinner at which Elizabeth discusses the sources of the prescriptions and laws governing meat eating and animal sacrifice with an interdisciplinary group of scholars. 8 Elizabeth gives a seminar at the university on how poetic...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
...- mals experience death, each gravitating in the direction of the other’s world and crossing the animal-human border — albeit in Heideggerian terms that the novel eventually moves beyond — Disgrace concludes with a sacrifice that bestows on dogs a status other than homo sacer — in Agamben’s...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a community’s heritage of continuity. In the first short story of his award-winning collection The Boat , Nam Le draws out the tension between telling and not telling in texts of refugee disclosure. 7 In “Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice” the estranged father...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 262–265.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Code). The former is concerned with the priesthood, sacrifices, and the other laws of purity, while the latter has a broader concern for the holiness of all of Israel, is attendant to agriculture and the cycle of festivals, and has a distinct moral code. The majority (but not all) of the critics...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 265–268.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., usually labeled P (for Priestly) and H (for Holiness Code). The former is concerned with the priesthood, sacrifices, and the other laws of purity, while the latter has a broader concern for the holiness of all of Israel, is attendant to agriculture and the cycle of festivals, and has a distinct moral...