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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
...). 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 possibility...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... it as a 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 (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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 to give us a radically...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in 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 (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 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 non...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., stamped, incised, stenciled, painted, branded, molded, punched, cast,” along with an appropriate range of adverbs: “indelibly, visibly, conspicuously, durably” ( Wakefield ). A further dimension of customs scrutiny pertained to the language and script in which the mark of origin was to be inscribed...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 Lavers Annette...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., 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 as in his 1950s autobiography. In consequence...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
... at the place, or time, for H H: C-actant’s primary action to alleviate A I (or Ineg) success (or failure) of H COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 Leftmost functions are mandatory, while indented functions are optional. The manda- tory functions outline a version of a basic narrative script that has been...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 2007
... at the place, or time, for H H: C-actant’s primary action to alleviate A I (or Ineg) success (or failure) of H COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 Leftmost functions are mandatory, while indented functions are optional. The manda- tory functions outline a version of a basic narrative script that has been...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 355–357.
Published: 01 September 2007
... at the place, or time, for H H: C-actant’s primary action to alleviate A I (or Ineg) success (or failure) of H COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 Leftmost functions are mandatory, while indented functions are optional. The manda- tory functions outline a version of a basic narrative script that has been...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
... at the place, or time, for H H: C-actant’s primary action to alleviate A I (or Ineg) success (or failure) of H COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/350 Leftmost functions are mandatory, while indented functions are optional. The manda- tory functions outline a version of a basic narrative script that has been...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 2020
... readers into hunters after the elusive significance of the chagrin . The squiggle, in turn, traces the contortions of that readerly chase. The squiggle is an explicit representation of script, being placed, as epigraph, in a position usually occupied by words. As a framing element—and in the context...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2020) 72 (3): 283–298.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to resort to completely unrelated languages, written in variant scripts, and corresponding to differences of ethnicity, religion and much else. _________ Novels are now written so widely across the globe, and in so many languages, that the novel, like the nation-state, now appears to have achieved...
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