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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Hillary Gravendyk Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life . By Izenberg Oren . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . 272 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 357–360.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Cheryl Hindrichs Play and the Politics of Reading: The Social Uses of Modernist Form. By Paul B. Armstrong. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. xv, 207 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/349...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Boris Wolfson The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 275–292.
Published: 01 September 2003
...STEPHEN THOMSON THE INSTANCE OFFALL THE VEIL 2003 /275 Volume 55, Number 4 STEPHEN THOMSON The Instance of the Veil: Bourdieu’s Flaubert and the Textuality of Social Science...
Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 2. Pondicherry thinnai as equalizing social space. Photograph courtesy of Mouhamed Moustapha. More
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 460–461.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Robert Colls Or Orwell. Writing and Democratic Socialism . By Woloch Alex . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2016 . 432 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 460 Or Orwell. Writing and Democratic Socialism. By Alex Woloch. Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Temps et Développement dans la pensée de l'Afrique subsaharienne/Time and Development in the Thought of Subsaharan Africa . Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1998 . Print . Gambahaya Zifikile . An Analysis of the Social Vision of Postindependence Zimbabwean Writers with Special Reference to Shona...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Enrique Lima The European Bildungsroman since its emergence at the end of the eighteenth century has been the great genre of socialization. Beginning with Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre , the Bildungsroman has narrated the story of a protagonist willingly or unwillingly renouncing his or her...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2022
...R. A. Judy Abstract Offering an itinerary of the thinking that led to Sentient Flesh: Thinking in Disorder, Poiēsis in Black , R. A. Judy explains the concept of “poetic socialities” mentioned in it. This explanation begins with an account of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers’ reception...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jeffrey Sacks Abstract This article considers the work of Hannah Arendt and Ghassan Kanafani in relation to the social and juridical logic and form of the settler colony and of the settler-colonial logic and form of the Israeli state and its ideology, Zionism. The argument is framed in relation...
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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): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the fact that literature, especially the novel, does work within a society that both exposes social processes and psychological drives and creates the institutions they need and desire. Frye organized his anatomy around a set of interlocking hermeneutical and structural levels and modes that attempted...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Julie Avril Minich This essay considers the role of literature in helping us navigate entrenched social conflicts that do not find resolution in simple notions of resistance. It examines the depiction of disability in one contemporary text as a means of considering the broader capacity...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Ilya Kliger This essay attempts a reading of Ivan Turgenev’s First Love as a case study within a broader inquiry into the social imaginary of Russian realist fiction. One way to formulate the central question of the essay is to ask what happens when, on some deep structural level, an ostensibly...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the soul—and its affective manifestation in comparable contexts of postrevolutionary modernization and agricultural-economic transition. Both texts rupture the social realism that had dominated the literary scenes of Russia and Mexico, respectively, in the early twentieth century through the use...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michal Peled Ginsburg This essay explores the function of the portrait in two texts, Balzac's La Maison du chat-qui-pelote and James's “Glasses.” I argue that in both texts the portrait plays a crucial role and that taking the portrait into account allows us to see differently the social dramas...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and religious reformers defended the authority of civic tribunals to regulate the social conditions of faith. This attempt to secularize the crime of heresy was not simply a call for the Crown to execute a coercive religious agenda. On the contrary, by turning late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Rei Terada Abstract Spatial figures of impasse appear when politics is in trouble, and preserve political expectation when its prospects are poor. They take their meaning from the assumption that the political order is synonymous with social reality—as though people could do nothing when political...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the human mind. Psychological and social theories that form part of the amalgam designated “poststructuralism” identify important areas of human concern but can now be replaced with empirically grounded concepts that are more complete, more correct, more nuanced. The most important elements in biocultural...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... coming of age fell during the post-Napoleonic reaction. How could a spirited youth “mature” without capitulating before such mundane demands as financial security and social advancement and, consequently, without turning into a philistine? More specifically, how could Pushkin reach the next phase of his...