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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... meanings). Leibniz's project of a Characteristica universalis , a universal philosophical language, drew inspiration from the Chinese script—or rather, from what was known or fantasized about it by European scholars. In a time in which the quest for the monogenetic origin of languages gave way to the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sheldon Lu Beyond Sinology: Chinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture . By Bachner Andrea . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . 282 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Lu Sheldon . China, Transnational Visuality, Global Postmodenity...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., officially, to technical difficulties and script defects. This essay revolves around a puzzle: Hughes's much-cited account of these defects (from his 1956 autobiography) is almost a complete distortion. I provide the first in-depth discussion of the original Russian-language script to argue that Black and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... gap that the play of literary language as also the play of living creation comes to be, together creating a dense relationship between the human form and its poetic scripting. The essay argues that Tagore offers a different imagining of the modern human condition — one that employs literary thinking...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... her short fiction, Matalon uses the elevated Hebrew of Barthes in translation as a surreal device of linguistic and narrative estrangement from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from the predictable script of an Israeli journalist's visit to a mourning family in Gaza. Parodying Barthes's discovery...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... multiple versions, in countless fragments still being discovered throughout the Near East. This article explores how modern editions negotiate the borders of what comprises this work. Even more basically, it proposes that the very process of deciphering a forgotten language in an unknown script involves...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... straightforward, culturally reactionary “anti-anarchist romance,” and thereby precluding other, more politicized, readings. By staging a creative betrayal of the novel in 1920s Moscow, Tairov and Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky, who was commissioned to write the script, reactivate certain elements of the work obscured...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... University of Oregon 2018 subaltern vernacular Global South script dialect post-colonial studies The essays compiled here broadly engage with the following questions: How do we address the challenges of translation when the Europhone terms vernacular or vernacularization are applied to...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
... script of haiku. Both attempt to represent the thing in itself, immediately realized as the language or medium of reality as such. This identification of form (signifier) and content (signified), of the representation of a thing (or idea) and the thing (or idea) represented, reflects the isomorphism...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ignorance about black lives in the U.S. South, resulting in a risibly implausible BOOK REVIEWS / 457 script. Yet Lee is the first scholar to actually read that script, which, it turns out, is far from the wrongheaded mess Hughes framed it...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... . Carter, Steven D. Traditional Japanese Poetry . Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 1991 . Cooper, Arthur. The Creation of the Chinese Script . London: The China Society, 1978 . ____. “Chinese Evidence on the Evolution of Language.” The Oxford Companion to the Mind . Ed. Richard L. Gregory...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Writing and the Scripts of Culture . Columbia UP , 2014 . Barthes Roland . The Neutral: A Lecture Course at the College de France (1977–1978) . Translated by Krauss Rosalind E. Hollier Denis , Columbia UP , 2005 . Barthes Roland . Writing Degree Zero . Translated by...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... language and script in which the mark of origin was to be inscribed. Any script could be used as long as Roman lettering was also present. Any language could be used, but in the British Empire English generally had to appear as well. Yet, when following this injunction, importers had to be careful, since...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 278–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Grammatology (1967), Cixous radicalizes feminine writing as a material-signifying generativity that involves the materiality of language (graphemes, phonemes), of the body performing the writing, and of the body’s in-scripting of itself. In the second step, I trace this inseparability of signification from...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
... narrative script that has been variously de- scribed as conflict-resolution, lack-lack liquidated, loss and restoration of equilibrium, and problem-solution. To this basic script, Kafalenos adds an optional sequence borrowed from Propp’s model and typical of fairy tales: the testing of the hero and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 2007
... a version of a basic narrative script that has been variously de- scribed as conflict-resolution, lack-lack liquidated, loss and restoration of equilibrium, and problem-solution. To this basic script, Kafalenos adds an optional sequence borrowed from Propp’s model and typical of fairy tales: the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
... narrative script that has been variously de- scribed as conflict-resolution, lack-lack liquidated, loss and restoration of equilibrium, and problem-solution. To this basic script, Kafalenos adds an optional sequence borrowed from Propp’s model and typical of fairy tales: the testing of the hero and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
... a version of a basic narrative script that has been variously de- scribed as conflict-resolution, lack-lack liquidated, loss and restoration of equilibrium, and problem-solution. To this basic script, Kafalenos adds an optional sequence borrowed from Propp’s model and typical of fairy tales: the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Language and Literature 2 ( 1992 ): 1 -13. ____. The Novels of D.O. Fagunwa . Benin City: Ethiope Publishing Corporation, 1974 . Barber, Karin. “Literacy, Improvisation, and Virtual Script in Yoruba Popular Theatre.” African Drama and Performance . Ed. John Conteh-Morgan and Tejumola Olaniyan...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., a language he learned only later in life. The enigma of the title is a metaphor for that personal-historical quest to understand his roots via the medium of an alien language, written in an enigmatic script. As Antônio Torres states on the back cover of the novel, “the enigma is the Arabic...