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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Lucas H. Harriman A transcultural adaptation of a literary work often reveals aspects of the original that had previously been obscured in its native context. In a similar vein, a creative reading that truly attempts to do justice to its object might be said to betray it, both in the traditional...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on associating allegory with modernity in Baudelaire's poetry, this is because history can be said to become modern only at the moment that the thinking subject's own experience sustains an irreversible alteration that might best be characterized as “allegorical,” for want of a better term. The resistance...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... critical readings of Mimesis . This tendency, originating in the work of Edward Said and practiced in some form or another by nearly all of Auerbach's critics of the last three decades, is to contextualize the writing of Mimesis and to explain its seemingly ungainly form in terms of the specific...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... tragic drama in terms of their contrastive nature.” However, to do so “something must be added” that the book he wrote failed to supply. The aim of this essay is twofold: to reconstruct what Benjamin might have said about French classical tragedy and to identify the mysterious addition. Why does...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Alex Spektor This essay investigates philosophic trends of Russian modernism through an analysis of recently discovered author Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s short story “In the Pupil,” which can be said to be a philosophic allegory. In order to understand its place in the history of Russian modernism...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 203–223.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Kristina Mendicino Abstract Whatever may be said to come to pass could not have happened once, if its iterability is what will have permitted each word thereof to pass for such a one. The very terms for speaking of an occurrence would thus seem to be the impasse that renders each a fiction...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of national independence. In the critical commentaries and artistic engagements with Césaire’s work by James, Frantz Fanon, Nadine Gordimer, and Edward Said, a form of internationalism emerged that was sustained by a common investment in this poetic image. These writers weren’t bound by an identity...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., the latter situates one text within the global field of others. For comparison to be possible, initially, the things being compared must stand apart; to claim the status of world literature for a given work, conversely, is to make it part of a broader whole. Comparative and world literature may thus be said...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 301–321.
Published: 01 September 2014
... political concepts. Centrally, both Emerson and Levinas cast virility as a firmness or “fixture” that desirable political labor would relax. Fixture does not account for a kind of power so mobile, flexible, or fluid that it cannot even be said to resist that over which it exerts power. Reading Emerson...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... By taking seriously Algerian writers’ often contradictory experiences of colonial education, Harrison unfolds a thought-provoking reflection on the humanities today. The introduction begins on a generalist plane with a discussion of Edward Said that then spills over into chapter 1, “Lessons from Said...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 321–338.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Dynamics in Muslim Society . London: Al-Saqi Books, 1985 . Mustafa, `Abd al-Mun'im. Lawrence: Qissatu Hayatihi (Lawrence: His Life Story) . Baghdad: Dar al-Hurriyyah, 1990 . Olney, James. Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972 . Said...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 256–272.
Published: 01 June 2005
... thought a different way of thinking in order to not just be benevolent toward the asylum-seeker and the immigrant. This I have said recently on two or three occasions: Laurie Anderson the musician was resident artist at NASA. And she was asked by Deborah Solomon of The New York Times, why are you...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 312–327.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and Edward Said. Centennial Review 13 ( 1969 ): 1 -17. Bakker, Egbert J. “Mimesis as Performance: Rereading Auerbach's First Chapter.” Poetics Today 20 . 1 ( 1999 ): 11 -26. Barck, Karlheinz. “Walter Benjamin and Erich Auerbach: Fragments of a Correspondence.” Diacritics 22 . 3-4 ( 1992...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Supremacy, Genocide, and the Filipino Condition . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2010 . Said Edward W. Orientalism . New York : Vintage , 1978 . Said Edward W. The Question of Palestine . New York : Vintage , 1979 . Schmitt Carl . Political Theology...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the last chapter of Orientalism (a book that is usually acknowledged as having inaugurated the fi eld of postcolonial stud- ies), in which Edward Said explicitly connects British colonialism with U.S. imperialism, such neglect is somewhat surprising — although I think Behdad somewhat overstates...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... European hegemony since the mid-twentieth century” (xi). Given the force of the last chapter of Orientalism (a book that is usually acknowledged as having inaugurated the fi eld of postcolonial stud- ies), in which Edward Said explicitly connects British colonialism with U.S. imperialism...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the last chapter of Orientalism (a book that is usually acknowledged as having inaugurated the fi eld of postcolonial stud- ies), in which Edward Said explicitly connects British colonialism with U.S. imperialism, such neglect is somewhat surprising — although I think Behdad somewhat overstates...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the last chapter of Orientalism (a book that is usually acknowledged as having inaugurated the fi eld of postcolonial stud- ies), in which Edward Said explicitly connects British colonialism with U.S. imperialism, such neglect is somewhat surprising — although I think Behdad somewhat overstates...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 213–225.
Published: 01 September 2019
... that cannot be justified is an activity that refuses to regard itself as instrumental to some larger good. The humanities are their own good. There is nothing more to say, and anything that is said diminishes the object of its supposed praise. Rather than stand down the naysayers with a nihilistic credo...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
...: The Technologizing of the Word . London: Methuen, 1982 . Phillips, Kevin. “The Wealth Effect.” Los Angeles Times 16 Apr. 2000 : M1 . Said, Edward. Orientalism . New York: Pantheon, 1978 . Schor, Juliet B., and Douglas B. Holt. The Consumer Society Reader . New York: W.W. Norton, 2000...