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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 296–311.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 1880s he engaged in a virtually unknown polemic with Mechnikov about science and religion that culminated in a face-to-face meeting the year before Tolstoy's death. Despite Tolstoy's expressed disdain for Mechnikov's theories, in his final novel, Resurrection (1899), Tolstoy used Mechnikov's phagocytic...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2001) 53 (2): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Carol Colatrella Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics. By Laura Otis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. 210 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 197–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Vladimir Nabokov’s Apprenticeship in André Gide’s “Science of Illumination”: From The Counterfeiters to The Gift Je ne sais pas comment vous diriez cela en russe ou en anglais, mais je vous certifie qu’en français...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2003) 55 (4): 275–292.
Published: 01 September 2003
... . THE INSTANCE OFFALL THE VEIL 2003 /275 Volume 55, Number 4 STEPHEN THOMSON The Instance of the Veil: Bourdieu’s Flaubert and the Textuality of Social Science IERRE BOURDIEU’S LES RÈGLES DE L’ART, translated as The...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Karl Fink The Romantic Conception of Life. Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe. By Robert J. Richards. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2002. xix, 587 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/192...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2005) 57 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Thomas R. Hart Lethe: The Art and Science of Forgetting. By Harald Weinrich. Translated by Steven Rendall. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2004. vi, 254 p. University of Oregon 2005 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/352 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Frederick Luis Aldama The Mind and Its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii, 302 p. Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanities. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Routledge, 2003. 244 p...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2000) 52 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Bruce Clarke Inscribing Science: Scientific Texts and the Materiality of Communication. Ed. Timothy Lenoir. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. xv, 457 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/87...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... entering the state archive in Prague and discovering his own origins, he has a dream which implicitly recalls the figure of Humboldt's parrot, a talking animal and the only creature to preserve the sounds of a now extinct language. If this is an image sourced in the literature of eighteenth-century science...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... communities, which are ultimately indistinct; 3) there is a radical absence of genuine events; 4) impasse is contingent on epistemic failure — lack of truths — itself a consequence of the absence of events and the multiple confusion of truth-procedures like art, science, politics, and love; 5) there is no...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Joseph C. Carroll This essay argues that the sciences most relevant to literary study form an integrated complex summarized by the term “biocultural theory.” Foundational theories accepted currently in literary scholarship are incompatible with a biocultural understanding of the evolved character...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Wilson's pronouncements on literature, which hinder the very mediation between the sciences and the humanities that he promotes. If we are to take seriously the activist goals of ecocriticism, then we need to be earnest about the idea that, as opposing points on a continuum, ecophobia and biophilia can be...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the way, the afterword identifies important recent work in history, literary studies, art, and histories of science that indicates promising avenues in Oceanic Studies. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic Studies commons environmental art political ecology Works Cited...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
... sums up our modern technological attitude toward the world, developed as a result of Galilean geometry, Newtonian science, and Cartesian philosophy, all of which conceptualize reality according to purely speculative mathematical laws. This article brings Heidegger, Pynchon, and Kehlmann into dialogue...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
... conveys an unvoiced critique of Wittgenstein's neglect of Nazi politics. If Sebald's representations of the way that both propositions and images can dissimulate, that logic and science can fail and even destroy us, would have interested Wittgenstein, Austerlitz also reminds us that the ethics of memory...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 316–326.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Rivera's mural Pan American Unity (1939) to La ciudad ausente (1992), arguing that Piglia's blend of science fiction, literary canons, and popular culture creates a model for understanding the neobaroque tendencies of a hemispheric American literature that includes Neal Stephenson, William Gibson, Jonathan...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to place Robbins in the tradition of Northrop Frye's efforts to establish a separate science of literature and so to legitimate such knowledge and practice as essential to how society understands its own practices and self-creations. Like Frye, Robbins embraces the critical task of establishing once...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 145–165.
Published: 01 June 2015
... modern mythos that locates the sacred in the here-and-now. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Emily Dickinson Rainer Maria Rilke Giovanni Pascoli science and religion poetic modernism and mystical language Works Cited Alighieri Dante . The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2000) 52 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 January 2000
... BOOK REVIEWS INSCRIBING SCIENCE: SCIENTIFIC TEXTS AND THE MATERIALITY OF COMMUNICATION. Ed. Timothy Lenoir. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. xv, 457 p. What, you may ask, is a volume derived from the history of science doing under review by a comparative literature journal? To...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Human Sciences . Berlin : Walter de Gruyter , 1998 . Print . Andringa Els . “Literature: Empirical Studies.” The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics . Ed. Asher R.A. . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1994 . 266 – 71 . Print . Angenot Marc Bessière Jean Fokkema Douwe...