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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Erwin Rosinberg Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art . By Israel Nico . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 299 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 459 to...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... twentieth century. Using César Paternosto's study of Incan stone work and architecture, I locate Vicuña's use of the spiral in her 1966 landart installation and poetic performance, Con-cón , in relation to indigenismo's stance within and against the global politics that redefine the late twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Mark Whalan University of Oregon DOI 10.1215/00104124-3698527 Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art. By Nico Israel. New York: Columbia...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... nineteenth- century radical Russian thought in Nabokov’s works (most notably in the Chernyshevsky chapter of The Gift) and traces the dialectic, thinly disguised as Nabokov’s spiral, through to the haunted pastorals of Ada, or Ardor (1969). The second chapter turns to the insuffi- ciently appreciated...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 197–214.
Published: 01 June 2002
... my apple in a single strip without removing the knife” (G200/D225). But instead of following the never-ending spiral of an 4 See his autobiographical poem: “You reload to the bottom the barrel,/With a creaking of springs/ Resiliently pressing it down on the floor,/And you see, half concealed...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., at the most explicit level, a historical epistemology of “the oral.” In what follows, I track first the work that each chapter does as it spirals out of a specific episode to consider the stakes, the history, and the consequences of orality; second, the methodological stakes of the work, both in the...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...,” continuing: “If someone needed a visual explanation, a graphic picture of what the Caribbean is, I would refer him to the spiral chaos of the Milky Way” (3, 4). Chaos is Legba’s domain —one fi nds him in Brathwaite’s trickster-demiurge idly skipping a stone that, with apparent randomness (the secret...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Kerner 70). COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 426 unicorn can be retraced to a white horse with a single bull’s horn that has the shape of a spiraling staff. In The Name of the Rose, Eco plays with the semiotic problem posed by fictional entities, notably the unicorn, and gives it an ironic twist. In a...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 320–337.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Auschwitz and the Reawakening: Two Memoirs . Trans. Stuart Woolf. New York: Summit Books, 1986 . Nicoladzé, Françoise. La deuxième vie de Jorge Semprun: Une écriture tressée aux spirales de l'histoire . Castelnau-Le-Nez: Editions Climats, 1997 . Proust, Marcel. Du côté de chez Swann . 1913...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 131–150.
Published: 01 March 2001
... spiral staircase where the haunted will Hunts for its stolen luggage, who should know Better than you, beloved, how I know What gives security to any world, Or in whose mirror I begin to know...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The ambivalence of soldier testimony is immediately captured in the poem’s opening metaphor: The long barrel of the past is pointing towards me; I peer down its spiral rifling, reflecting those times so many mortgages, lectures, removals...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... writing altogether for a period in the fifties.1 However, he later published an autobiographical trilogy, The Spiral Ascent (1962/72/77), and continued to write short stories until his death. Upward suffered the further misfortune to have been lionized by Auden, Spender, and Isherwood (among...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ongla cambra intra verga V verga oncle intra arma cambra ongla VI ongla verga cambra oncle arma intra The initial end-word intra suggests that the reader “enters” a kind of verbal spiral (the structure of the sestina is often represented as a nautilus), while the fact that the last word is...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 213–225.
Published: 01 September 2019
...-subject with the ground of judgment [ historische Grundlage ]”( 279 )—it still feels inevitable that an excuse would be in order for a foundational work of the humanities. Flash forward to Edward Said’s 1975 landmark Beginnings , which spirals out of Auerbach’s Ansatzpunkt , described by Said as “a...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 2020
... a spiral, or some other shape—then its role within the text becomes more complicated, being not a mere interrupter of the text but also a depiction of it. The squiggle functions as an ironic approximation of narrative form, highlighting the arbitrariness of the “linear” narrative figure; and...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 125–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of Ruskin’s text. Once the distinctions are finally established, Ruskin provides an example that is presumably intended to help his readers better appreciate the malignant na- ture of the Harpies: You know the short, violent, spiral gusts that lift the dust before coming rain: the Harpies get...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 September 2008
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Qinones points out the spiralling inclusiveness of his theme: it can encompass so many other writers and disciplines. Yet, by the same token, even if the succession of dualisms does indeed provide an exemplary model for the conduct of the humanities, and for the internal critical dia- logue of the...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
... between a sharper, but strained, claim and a broader, but less defi ned, one. It is the larger thesis that constitutes the summative emphasis of the Epigraph as Qinones points out the spiralling inclusiveness of his theme: it can encompass so many other writers and disciplines. Yet, by the same token...