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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 223–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
... . Santiago: Lom Ediciones/Universidad Arcis, 1999 . Nancy, Jean-Luc. The Sense of the World . Trans. and foreword Jeffrey S. Librett. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997 . O'Connell, Patrick. “Homecoming and Identity in the Autobiographical Narrative of Tununa Mercado.” Chasqui 27...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2004) 56 (3): 269–274.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Rei Terada Poetry and the Fate of the Senses. By Susan Stewart. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. 447 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/262 BOOK REVIEWS FICTION AND INCARNATION: RHETORIC, THEOLOGY...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2005) 57 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Stephen Arata Imaginary Communities: Utopia, The Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity. By Phillip E. Wegner. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xxvi, 297p. The Senses of Modernism: Technology, Perception, and Aesthetics. By Sara Danius. Ithaca: Cornell University Press...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... fate of the senses under capitalism. Both elaborate a critique of political economy—Sand's voiced by her worker-hero—that demonstrates how the individual's sensuous life is circumscribed by the pressures of material subsistence. The article examines how this attention to the senses inflects their...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... sense of being unfaithful to mainstream interpretations of the text and in the more revelatory sense of the word whereby a reading betrays, or divulges, a previously unacknowledged aspect of the work. This essay considers a particularly provocative “betrayal” of G.K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Rainbow Nation democracy enables a sense of metaphorical “belonging” to the nation but not a material redistribution of national belongings in the concrete sense of possessions, private property, and land. Neoliberal globalization working through Rainbow Nation ideology performs a deft, dangerous...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... overlapping identities that cannot be reduced to a simplistic German-Polish dialectic. Rather than writing back in the sense of striking back, Huelle invites us to understand his city in a “deep time” — to use Wai Chi Dimock's phrase — that includes, rather than erases, its German past. © 2012 by University...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Manisha Basu This article examines a selection of Rabindranath Tagore's essays with a view to demonstrating that the Indian Nobel Laureate was distressed about the fact that in the early twentieth century the modern historical sense was eclipsing the place of poetics in the colonial world. In place...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... writers are gazers at nature (in the sense that they situate action in a natural environment that they make visible), by adopting an “affective fallacy” (traditionally called the “pathetic fallacy”) they also convey the “feelings” of the natural world (in this case, its sorrow, suffering, and mourning...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Melancholia” to Beyond the Pleasure Principle — themselves explore mourning as the almost impossible burden of a son trying to shed the authority of the dead but still potent father. In that sense, mourning has less to do with grief as traditionally conceived than with ambivalence, even hostility, toward the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... indigenismo , the myth of the Vanishing Indian, and the myth of Mexico as an Infernal Paradise. Almanac 's Menardo, by contrast, grows up with a strong sense of Mexican indigenous ideologies but cuts his family ties and conceals his cultural identity after discovering that identification as Indian will...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... primary sense of “remediation” might seem unrelated to Jay Bolter and Richard Grusin's use of that word to describe certain paradigmatic representational strategies of new media, where the environment is concerned, these two etymologies ultimately converge: to remediate is to re-present the environment...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... can have practical value. Such inscriptions can create new constellations between the present and the past, and they can make visible continuities (or, conversely, discontinuities or misrecognitions) between desired and actual worlds. It is in this sense that remediation may aid in the work of remedy...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... theoretical and critical writings from the following four decades to unpack the ways in which Jiménez's sense of modernismo is actually a forerunner — though with some important limits — of the revised, globalized, and pluralized understanding of modernism that currently prevails in Anglophone modernist...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 31–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... classical tropes in its attempt to circumscribe a world of ever-increasing complexity. Only in recognizing A Small Place as a text that aspires to envision a culture in its totality—that is, as an epic—can we make sense of its pioneering strategies of representation. By showing the many hidden relations...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
... representation of diva culture in Luigi Pirandello's 1916 film novel Si gira … ( Shoot! ) and the dynamics of the “test performance” in his play Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore ( Six Characters in Search of an Author , 1921, 1925) enable us to revise our sense of how film interacts with older media such as...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 251–270.
Published: 01 September 2017
... definitions, the article then redefines nonsense experientially, that is, as the experience, in time, of rewarding sense-juggling inspired by a semantically ambiguous text that resists conclusive interpretation. This new definition is explored and defended from a comparative perspective through an analysis of...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kiene Brillenburg Wurth Abstract In the introduction to this special issue I investigate the feasibility of a material turn in comparative literature. I approach this turn in the sense of the Greek kronos : as a circular, not linear, movement. I propose that this material turn has materialized in...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 278–294.
Published: 01 September 2018
... space where they are co-productive of each other. Writing in this sense—feminine writing—sidesteps the subject/object split and explores subjectivity as uniquely textured formations of continuous meaning-mattering. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 Hélène Cixous materiality of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
... create a sense of synchronicity, repetition, or rupture, the essay shows how such effects serve to disrupt the representation of linear time, introduce intertextuality by quotation or allusion, and situate the novel’s setting, a small Sudanese village, in a global network of power. This reading uncovers...