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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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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... 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; and...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by the self-interested policies of cultural imperialism. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 James Mabbe translation and trade translation and empire Anglo-Hispanic relations English Cervantism Works Cited Alemán Mateo . The rogue: or The life of Guzman de Alfarache...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 June 2016
... object of knowledge, but instead activates the reader's faculty of reflection and self-reflection. Kundera addresses this reflective attitude to the text as maturity and applies it to life at large. Maturity is not about learning correct values or coming to terms with reality; it is not about attaining...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Hebrew. By analyzing these parallel events, the article suggests that the matsav ruah of the early 1900s was a new form of self-experience and that this new form stimulated original poetic language created by a cohort of Hebrew, East European writers, including Yosef Hayim Brenner, Uri Nissan Gnessin...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... substitute within the tale. The tale and the larger Nights show how the estrangement that is the means of literary fiction can lie at cross-purposes with the ethical end of self-recognition and empathetic identification with others. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 Thousand and One...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Thiong’o. The essay concludes that freedom is not as desirable a political goal as it would appear. First, while logically it is fairly easy to distinguish freedom from coercion, the freedom of self-mastery, and, ultimately, the freedom to impose our own world upon others, affectively, these concepts are...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
... warfare and the Holocaust, Abish and Perec's novels elaborate themes of concealment, violence, and the limitations of language. I argue that, despite the common misconception that constraint-based writers are engaged in predominantly self-reflexive linguistic experimentation and lightweight textual play...