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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... . Hangzhou: Zhejiang guji, 1989 . 276 -86. Cai Yuanpei . “Shitou ji suoyin diliu ban zixu” (Preface for the sixth edition of The Secrets of the Story of the Stone). Shitou ji suoyin . Hong Kong: Taiping shuju, 1963 . 1 -8. Cao Xueqin . Jia cheng ben honglou meng (The Jia chen...
Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 2. Leslie Marmon Silko, Stone Avenue Mural (1998). In Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit , 150–51. More
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
...DAVID BARNES This essay performs a new reading of John Ruskin's The Stones of Venice , placing the work in the context of nineteenth-century Italian nationalist debates on the character and history of Venice. Using letters, diaries, and other sources, the essay discusses the ways in which...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 273–293.
Published: 01 September 2005
...JULIE STONE PETERS University of Oregon 2005 Achinstein, Sharon. “Imperial Dialectic: Milton and Conquered Peoples.” Rajan and Sauer 67 -89. Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London: Verso, 1991 . Armitage, David...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the 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 (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... mechanisms of resistance. Jorie Graham’s “The Way Things Work” (1980) and “The Age of Reason” (1983) dramatize ethical explorations of the equation of knowing with entering, honesty with openness, whereas in “Rozmowa z kamie- niem” (“Conversation with a Stone” [1962]) Wisława Szymborksa pre sents...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... by Szymborska and Bishop, both of which depict a face-to-face encounter with an object: Szymborska’s “Conversation with a Stone” and Bishop’s “The Monument.” REPRESENTING THE OTHER/89 “Conversation with a Stone” I knock at the stone’s front door. “It’s only me, let...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the precinct of the Western Wall/Buraq with the Muslim quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. In the shaft, Netanyahu asserted, he touched “the foundation stone of our [national] existence, without exaggerating.”1 Anton Shammas’s novel Arabesques was published ten years earlier, in 1986. A few pages...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... materiality. In this regard, my essay draws on work in the new materialism like Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s Stone , which envisions this inhuman substance as a vital if sometimes obdurate actor: a participant in literary production and other forms of human creation, rather than a mere object of representation...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
.../196 space provides the venue for encounter with beings (Enkidu, Shamhat, Humbaba, Ishtar, Bull of Heaven, Scorpion Creatures, Siduri, Stone Ones Uta-napishti) and also with objects (cedar forest, tunnel of the sun, jeweled trees, Stone Ones waters of death) that are principally defined...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... sur les mots comme sur les pavés” (Œuvres completes  83; “Stumbling over words as over paving stones,” Flowers of Evil  281) and so becomes synonymous with the writing of poetry and with the indiscriminate visitations of the sun. When the sun is finally said explicitly to be “ainsi qu’un poète...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... is born in his soul when he sees the disappearance of those buildings, those pal- aces, those houses where previous generations have lived. A piece of the past falls with each one of those stones). Although Baudelaire shares Gautier’s mel- ancholic feeling towards the changing Paris, unlike Fournier...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... trans. 3). Gilgamesh rebuilds the “ramparted walls of Uruk” and “Engrave[s] all his hardships on a monument of stone” (Foster trans. 3), a story that then finds its way onto the tablets in the box of cedar (or, depending on the translation, of copper), where it waits to tell its cau- tionary tale...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... venerates the old gods but has inherited their figurations in artworks these gods freeze into immovable relics. The two registers of stone in Hyperion are hence the geological and the sculptural. If, as the poem intimates, “the Titans are fading into . . . the natural world from which they arose...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Figure 2. Leslie Marmon Silko, Stone Avenue Mural (1998). In Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit , 150–51. ...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the field of vision” (310). By projecting the close-ups on a wall and prefacing this scene with the phrase “the wall silent, the stone crying out,” Matalon also evokes two biblical passages concerning injustice: “The very stones will cry out from the wall” (Havakuk 2:11) and “the writing...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... engrains certain details in the cultural imagination, in effect freezing them as surely as her subjects: that she has snakes for hair; how one glance at her face turns the viewer to stone; and, perhaps most famously, how Perseus avoids this fate by looking at the reflection of her face in his bronze shield...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Rosetta Stone from Pnin, and the chief psychiatrist at the “Psykitsch” asylum in Ada (Dr. Sig Heiler)— these are some of the costumes in which Nabokov cloaks his “favorite fi gure of fun.” Not only did Nabokov deny any Freudian infl uence on his novels, but he also ada- mantly rejected the Freudian...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the Passagen-Werk: “What I propose is to show how Baudelaire lies embedded in the nineteenth century. The imprint he has left behind there must stand out clear and intact, like that of a stone which, having lain in the ground for decades, is one day rolled from its place” (Arcades Project  321...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... ———. Opened Ground: Poems 1966–1996 . New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998 . Print. ———. Station Island . New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1985 . Print. Hufstader, Jonathan. Tongue of Water, Teeth of Stones: Northern Irish Poetry and Social Violence . Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1999...