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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Richard Eldridge THE SELF IN MORAL SPACE: LIFE NARRATIVE AND THE GOOD. By David Parker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. 208 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS ON DIALOGUE. By Dmitri Nikulin. Lanham: Lexington Books...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the cultural and intellectual history of English Marxism, as his leftist self-fashioning involves sophisticated modes of theoretical engagement more usually associated with later formations such as the second-generation New Left. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Adorno Theodor...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
... allows both writers to reimagine the concept of the soul in modern secular terms: in Tartt’s conception of post-traumatic “soul loss” as a critical stage in the moral and aesthetic education of the self, and in Dostoevsky’s view of wounded memory as opening up the self to the more expansive, overwhelming...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Seth Lerer Fiction and Incarnation: Rhetoric, Theology, and Literature in the Middle Ages. By Alexandre Leupin. Translated by David Laatsch. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. xxiv, 256 p. The Performance of Self: Ritual, Clothing, and Identity During the Hundred Years War...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 300–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and Self-effacement in Kafka and Palazzeschi What is most surprising is rather the body; one never ceases to be amazed at the idea that the human body has become...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 January 2006
...David Greetham Error and the Academic Self: the Scholarly Imagination, Medieval to Modern. By Seth Lerer. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. ix + 325 p. University of Oregon 2006 Borges, Jorge Luis. Ficciones . Trans. Andrew Hurley. New York: Penguin, 1998 . Boxer, Sarah...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 372–376.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Haun Saussy Ideology, Power, Text: Self-Representation and the Peasant “Other” in Modern Chinese Literature. By Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. viii, 321 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mary B. Quinn An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499–1627 . By Zepp Susanne . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 261 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 359 most...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figures 3a–b. Etel Adnan et al., Outcries , cover and interior page. Chapbook, self-published, late 1960s. Etel Adnan Papers, Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA. PS3551.D65 O98 1960z. More
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Tales (1766). This essay argues that Chulkov was inspired by at least one of these versions of Charlotte Summers when he developed his own self-conscious, self-mocking narrator and mock(ed) readers and listeners. The essay focuses on the self-conscious narrator and mock readers in the English original...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... with contemporary Yiddish modernisms. In this article, I analyze the contradictions that emerge in Shlonsky's deft self-inventions during the 1920s in the context of contemporary modernist trends and the emerging Hebrew literary center in Palestine. I read his flamboyant authorial images as a particular kind...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in common with Tolstoi's. Both writers advocated lowered states of consciousness and warned against the dangers of self-consciousness and intellection, although the fact that they did so in a conscious and reasoned manner involved them in self-contradiction. The extent and nature of this contradiction...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... drift, which refers to the self-conscious mode of rewriting the past that subjects the archive to the instability and fluidity of the sea. Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies (2006) and Gurnah’s Paradise (1994) both tell stories of forced displacements in the nineteenth-century Indian Ocean; both rewrite colonial...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the self if one person could be substituted for another with nobody being the wiser? This article examines two medieval reflections on the possibility of an absolute resemblance that enables one character to be substituted for another. The first is the case of the “False Guenevere” in the Lancelot section...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and self-determination, reading Joyce’s styles as rhetorical gateways to liberal discourses on statehood, politics, socioeconomics, national health, and sexuality. In the immediate historical context of national agitation in Ireland, the episode’s bodily tropes of reproduction, birth, emergence, and break...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to two moments: (1) the notion and practice of Bildung —education, training, formation—where the subject of language, in becoming literate, thoughtful, and self-reflective, is to become a being that recognizes itself and others in these and related terms: as legible, autonomous, and self-determining...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
...DJELAL KADIR Marked by exceptionalism as endemic characteristic, America's cultures, literary and otherwise, conform to the history of humans globally. American (especially U.S. American) exceptionalism is a paradoxical trait of inevitable conformity. Thus, America's self-estimation as incomparable...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 416–431.
Published: 01 September 2009
... it is” (“wie es ist”). This concept-name at times appears demonstrative—“It is thus”—at times general—“how it is”—and at times self-referential—“here I am.” Although Adorno's English translator Hullot-Kentor notes that the meaning of Sosein for Adorno is equivalent to that of Beckett's “Comment c'est,” he...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is a measure of the social dominance of his class, but the turning of his own power against himself in self-flagellation likewise indicates how the aristocracy, in the historical long run, may destroy itself from within. Taking its cue from Lampedusa and beginning with Don Quixote , this essay looks at social...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lauren Lydic Dubravka Ugrešić's 1983 short story “Hrenovka u vrućem pecivu” (“Hot Dog on a Warm Bun”) self-consciously parodies N.V. Gogol′'s 1836 “Nos” (“The Nose”). Building on the tradition of “noseology,” a literary sub-genre in 1820s and 1830s Russia, Ugrešić parodies the highly symbolic...