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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of life as a primal struggle against death. Tied to the notion of a joyful union with the Supreme Being as it unfolds in the scriptural Upanishads, jivalila may at first seem like the kernel of yet another transcendental vision of Totality. But in Tagore's hands it becomes instead a recognition of...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Martin Buber Franz Rosenzweig Hebrew Bible scripture translation Holocaust German poetry The bond of the tongue [ Zunge ] must be loosed by the eye. We must free from beneath the logical punctuation that is sometimes its ally and sometimes its foe the fundamental principle of natural, oral...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
... about the Ethiopian eunuch. “Do you understand what you are reading,” asks the Apostle Philip, and the Ethiopian responds, “How can I, unless someone guides me?” This exchange from the Book of Luke raises a central set of ques- tions for any reader of scripture—or, for that matter, any text. What...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 359–362.
Published: 01 September 2002
... about the Ethiopian eunuch. “Do you understand what you are reading,” asks the Apostle Philip, and the Ethiopian responds, “How can I, unless someone guides me?” This exchange from the Book of Luke raises a central set of ques- tions for any reader of scripture—or, for that matter, any text. What...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2002
... about the Ethiopian eunuch. “Do you understand what you are reading,” asks the Apostle Philip, and the Ethiopian responds, “How can I, unless someone guides me?” This exchange from the Book of Luke raises a central set of ques- tions for any reader of scripture—or, for that matter, any text. What...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Holy Scripture and the sphere of the sacred in each of the five texts that is illustrated instead” (16). In the introduction, Zepp summarizes a range of German, American, and Spanish liter- ary criticism on early modern Jewish Iberia in order to locate herself within the discipline and to...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... speeches, comparative accounts of religions/ mythologies, and biblical encyclopedias. To explore Scripture, Melville seems to suggest, means to pursue every imaginable mode of biblical interpretation, for any mode of interpretation may prove valuable in probing the riddling silences of the biblical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... literary ones? To what extent do literary concepts reverberate with those scriptural traditions through which textuality has come to be theorized? Secularism and the Grounds of Comparison How do religion and secularism inform the practice of comparison? How is the comparative method practiced...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stories. This intermingling of models, in Szpiech’s view, indicated an ongoing tension between exclu- sive and supersessionist conceptions of Christian history. Andrés’s Castilian Confusion or Confutation of the Muhammadan Sect and of the Qur’a¯n  and Santa María’s Latin Scrutiny of Scriptures  and...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 445–446.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Harvard, The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance (Cam- bridge: Harvard University Press, 1976). Two influential books followed, published the same year, by Princeton University Press: Patricia Parker’s Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode, which interprets romance...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 275–290.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Cistercians agree with their god’s teachings. The echoic second utterance distances the speaker from the first, essentially repudiating it. Similarly, Noster (our God) implies that Map’s narrator (and by extension his audience) concurs with the precepts of the God of scriptures. Map’s sly use of pronouns...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 58–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... ____. The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance . Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1976 . ____. “Shakespeare's The Tempest.” Northrop Frye Newsletter 2 . 2 (Summer, 1990 ): 19 -27. ____. Spiritus Mundi: Essays on Literature, Myth, and Society . Bloomington...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Publishers, 2006 . Mirrer, Louise. Women, Jews, and Muslims in the Texts of Reconquest Castille . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996 . Powell, Morgan. “Translating Scripture for Ma Dame de Champagne: The Old French `Paraphrase' of Psalm 44 (Eructavit).” The Vernacular Spirit: Essays on...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... itself a reality: by faith in Scripture, and by a fictional narrative uniquely Coleridgean. In chapter 13 of Biographia Literaria Coleridge begins but interrupts a discussion of the imagination viewed philosophically with a faux letter to the author, who counsels Coleridge not to provide all the...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... some early modern thinkers such as Martin Luther and Philip Melachthon considered polygamy not against Scripture, a shift to insistence on monogamy came with the encounter with Europe’s Others. European colonial efforts to eradicate polygamy and concubinage helped construct the ideology of...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2016
... finding intertextual influences, she avoids the search for an author’s reli- gious identity via textual evidence: “It is the specific engagement with Holy Scripture and the sphere of the sacred in each of the five texts that is illustrated instead” (16). In the introduction, Zepp summarizes a range...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 January 2008
... 71 (1956): 33-37. 7. “‘El Conde Arnaldos’ and the Medieval Scriptural Tradition.” Modern Lan- guage Notes 72 (1957): 281-85. 8. “Gil Vicente’s Auto de la Sibila Casandra.” Hispanic Review 26 (1958): 35-51. 9. “The Overseas Dialects as Sources for the History of Portuguese Pronuncia...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... “nihilation” and elimination entailed, at the level of language, what Stephen Nichols calls the abandonment of “the literal language of historical time and place, the univocal language of phenomena, in favor of . . . the more difficult and veiled language [of] scripture” (57). By engaging actively in the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Catayo Additamentum (see Widmaier, “Leibniz’ verborgene Botschaft” 47 n. 89). original languages: an acla forum / 33 Leibniz’s ideal of uniting the best of all possible signifying systems spawned scriptural monsters. Instead of leading to a description of the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... peculiarly Protestant about the very exercise of reading  the Bible.3 Reverential regard for Scriptures, literally as the Word of God, if not to say the Word as  God, and the high estimation of the spiritual value for the faithful of cultivating an intimately personal, unmediated relation to it, are...