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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Christopher Pye A Politics of the Scene. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS ESTRANGEMENT AND THE SOMATICS OF LITERATURE: TOLSTOY, SHKLOVSKY, BRECHT...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. “Soon Ah Will Be Done.” Scene from Vive la France. Photograph by Eric Legrand. Courtesy of Mohamed Rouabhi. More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 2. “Fight the Power.” Scene from All Power to the People! Photograph by Pascal Gély. Courtesy of Mohamed Rouabhi. More
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 427–449.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sharon Larisch In traditional crime literature, the cordoned-off crime scene functions as a spatialized representation, fixing the now-absent crime in preparation for a subsequent interpretative process. This article questions such spatial stasis as well as the pretension of the crime scene...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
...NAOMI BRENNER From the early years of his long and prolific writing career, Hebrew poet Avraham Shlonsky continually wrote and rewrote himself into the early twentieth-century cultural scene as consummate artist and ideologue. Affiliating his artistic persona with a new Zionist language, ideology...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of Benjamin’s dialectical image, these scenes bring together the allegorical ruin of the urban seaport with comic efforts to inaugurate its future as a commercial esplanade, as if virtualizing and intensifying those two phases of Benjaminian historiography (early modern allegory and nineteenth-century commodity...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 December 2017
... is mentioned in scenes located in-between, when the narrative comes to a halt. The prose rhythm demanded by the ancient rhetoricians is structured by intervals that should be marked by a breathing pause. Aristotle, Cicero and Quintilian discuss breathing in the context of speech’s oral delivery, the speaker’s...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the soul—and its affective manifestation in comparable contexts of postrevolutionary modernization and agricultural-economic transition. Both texts rupture the social realism that had dominated the literary scenes of Russia and Mexico, respectively, in the early twentieth century through the use...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that such a conception circles around the secret and more sinister global scene at work in Bolaño's texts, understood as the figure of global war, traced from his mourning of the ideals of modernity (the fall of the Spanish Second Republic, the Nazis, the overthrow of Chile's Salvador Allende...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... apparent with critical attention to the similarities between scenes found in each work. Read together, the two texts expose the limitations that a unilinear model of the colonization process may impose on life for the colonized subject. Whereas Wuthering Heights figures pre-colonial and colonial modes...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... is characterized as boldly defiant, stubborn, temperamental, and brazenly coquettish, launching the artist repeatedly into bouts of uncontrollable rage. In one such scene, Chughtai depicts the frustrations of the artist, Chaudhry, as the young subject of his painting, Rani, refuses to sit in the instructed pose...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 January 2010
... A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater and politics along two related fronts. First, the book traces the history of the appropriation — or expropriation...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of Toledo DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-034 A POLITICS OF THE SCENE. By Paul A. Kottman. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. 272 p. Paul Kottman’s A Politics of the Scene explores the intersection between theater...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., or offensive emotive behavior —​will alert the reader that something is amiss in the scene, that there is more behind the character’s behav- ior than meets the eye, or, alternatively, jolt the reader out of an empathetic stance, as became com- monplace in some twentieth-century texts (L’Étranger...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 385–402.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Figure 1. “Soon Ah Will Be Done.” Scene from Vive la France. Photograph by Eric Legrand. Courtesy of Mohamed Rouabhi. ...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., in Leys’s words, the “ordinary mechanisms of awareness and cognition,” this psychic Spal- tung compromises consciousness, causing an unassimilable “wound to the psyche,” a blank spot in cognition. The destiny of this gap in consciousness, which occludes the violent scene at the heart of trauma...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 January 2007
... complex dance, the miracles of scene painting, the marvels of machinery, harmony, perspective, optical illusion” —all these were a bearable and even necessary part of a theater of enchantment (3.66). Accounts like Cahusac’s persuaded some critics to maintain that tragédie en musique developed...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., 121-22) The text defines itself here as a “scene of writing” (see Derida 196-231); from the introduction of the date and place in a diary style, the scene is marked by a distance between present and past, between here (Iowa) and there (Paris). The scene also thematizes distance: in the ten graves...