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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... alethurgy via Sappho begins with them. Calling Plato, Socrates, and Athens the purported fount of European civilization, Miraji fleshes out his Sappho through phrases and quotes taken from this archive: most notably Socrates’ invocation of her as “beautiful Sappho” (321). When Miraji brings Sappho to life...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Ruth Vanita Victorian Sappho. By Yopie Prins. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999. 278 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS ON TRUST: ART AND THE TEMPTATIONS OF SUSPICION. By Gabriel...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 170–172.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 172–174.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 175–176.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 177–178.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 178–180.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 181–182.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 185–188.
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 189–192.
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 338–340.
Published: 01 September 2017
... follow them. Young first points out that in Poem 51 Catullus inhabits Sappho’s psyche and “disintegrating body” so as to take on her suffering and her poetic voice as his own, and that this physical and erotic malaise extends beyond Poem 51 to affect, in retrospect, Poem 50. From these two poems...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of New York Press, 1990 . 305 -15. Galinsky, Karl. Ovid's Metamorphoses: An Introduction to the Basic Aspects . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975 . Good, Dierdre. “Lesbian Historiography Before the Name?” GLQ 4 ( 1998 ): 601 -06. Greene, Ellen, ed. Reading Sappho...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
...: Harvard University Press, 2015. 416 p. Jonathan Culler’s capacious and generative new book Theory of the Lyric opens with a series of brief, evocative readings of nine poems across the Western canon, from Sappho and Horace through Lorca, Williams, and Ashbery. Culler highlights features of...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., translational essay on Sappho, Miraji indirectly addresses a colonial “process of governance” through vernacularization, instrumentalizing English pedagogical archives to reveal the ambiguities of vernacular fealty. Responding to a perceived “loss of value in Urdu’s literary progenitors,” and persisting under...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2000
... is curtained in foam, a hideous blast of wind roars in the sail. The sailors shudder in terror: they are carried away from under death, but only just. (10.5) Prior to this vivid and forceful description, Longinus provides a sensitive read- ing of Sappho’s “Phainetai...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): i–xx.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Nine- teenth Century (Stanford), between nineteenth-century literature and music around the phenomenon of virtuosity, is a case in point here. Yopie Prins’s Victorian Sappho (Princeton), a brilliant rereading of Sappho, not in her incarnation as a person or poetess, but as a personification, a name...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... kind of constancy and integrity of self-expression, from Sappho to Christina Rossetti to Emily Dickinson. Just as she recognized the transience of passing trends of Modernism—what she called the “whirligig of taste” in a review of H.D.’s translation of Euripides’s Ion ( Phelps and Limmer 396...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 408–425.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., but it can also confirm or critique prevailing ideologies and, most importantly, reflect on this capacity quite openly. To a modern mind trained in treating all poetry as fundamentally fiction, the question of lyric lying may seem antiquated or naïve. We have little reason to consider Sappho’s...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and Bettina von Arnim. From Sappho to Heloise (another notable example of self-fashioning) to Guilleragues’ Portu- guese Nun, the gender dialectic is hidden in the image of the lettered woman: active and passive; confined and liberated; rebellious and excluded from political discourse. The...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... epistolary heroines: they are sites of contestation, viewed with horror by such writers as Retif de la Bretonne, and with hope by such writers as Sophie von La Roche and Bettina von Arnim. From Sappho to Heloise (another notable example of self-fashioning) to Guilleragues’ Portu- guese Nun, the...