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Comparative Literature (1 September 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 (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 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 (1 September 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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Comparative Literature (1 June 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. By...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 300–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Texts: Creation 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 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 (1 December 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 of...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 is...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... grasp them. It then explores the workings of such resistance — particularly its renegotiation of the divide between interior and exterior, self and other, which anthropomorphic projections seek to overcome — in poems by William Butler Yeats, Jorie Graham, Wisława Szymborska, Francis Ponge, and Anne...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and essentially external reading. Where mise en abyme is typically associated with the self-enclosed autonomy of the artwork, allegory tends in the opposite direction by treating the text as a disposable means to a proper meaning. Through readings of the chess motifs in Vladimir Nabokov's The Real...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... nationalities seek refuge, in a side-by-side nature, from the racist storm of white Christian fundamentalism, without losing their singular self-defining traits. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 Works Cited Arias Arturo . “Central American-Americans? Re-mapping Latino/Latin American...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... dead. It is an emotive experience that, in repressed form, manifests first as identification with the dead. The essay thus documents the complex “working-through” by which, in response to their fathers' deaths, two “tardy sons” finally arrive at a place of self-identification, a site from which they...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... comes to Chicana/o claims to indigeneity. At the same time, I consider how Teresa's inherited presuppositions about indigeneity perpetuate discourses that have functioned to bar indigenous peoples from the full rights of citizenship and self-determination. That Menardo eschews what Teresa strives to...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... remediation for environmental sites that receive extensive media coverage (the Gulf, for example) may help ensure the absence of remediation in environments largely invisible to the global “media” (the Niger Delta). I also suggest that a fully self-aware pharm-eco-criticism would take special pains to...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 52–70.
Published: 01 March 2014
... writing about Beethoven Wittgenstein is writing about his philosophical self as well, not only touching on what he believed to be the relationship between his project and Beethoven's, but also trying to identify the path for his later philosophy within his own cultural and historical context. The second...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Lupton). Through the use of a Badiou perspective five major points are advanced: in Marlovian drama 1) there is little room for the “inconsistent multiplicity” of the ontological that is nonetheless implied in it; 2) there are no subjects and no truths, but only abject individuals and self-destructive...