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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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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” ) Wisława Szymborksa pre sents a...
Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... aestheticized ethics. II. Necessary Conversations I now want to turn to two poems 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...
Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
... connects 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...
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . Chakrabarty Dipesh . “ The Planet: An Emergent Humanist Category .” Critical Inquiry 46 , no. 1 ( 2019 ): 1 – 31 . Cohen Jeffrey Jerome . Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2015 . Collett Anthony . The Changing Face of England...
Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... senses that a melancholic feeling 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...
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
...). The Flâneur in Exile / 381 Walking in the city involves “Trébuchant 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...
Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
...- derstanding is embodied. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/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...
Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of all” (Gallery Knowles 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...
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...
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...
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., from the point of view of a later cul- ture that no longer 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...
Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): i–xxvi.
Published: 01 June 2003
... was awarded to Julie Stone Peters for her superb Theatre of the Book, 1480-1880, attracted such strong submissions that three other authors—Gil Anidjar, Ian Balfour, and John C. Shields—also received hon- orable mention. Although we are still working to build up the fund for the Bernheimer Prize...
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2021
... might want to turn to Burke’s account of its inception ( MeToo, “History” ), which serves as a reminder of what MeToo is about. 2 Together with Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz and Lauren Shizuko Stone, Nagel coedited Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction (2015). Works...
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 253–268.
Published: 01 September 2011
... laughable adven- tures at the conclusion of each of my stories. (trans. Stone)14 In addition to the two narrators, there is also an auditor, who is crucial to the narration. Chulkov thus appears to be creatively following the model offered by Charlotte Summers — replacing the English novel’s...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
...- nializing stance (73) and his ambiguous linguistic evocation of the Habesha ritual of plac- ing stones on the bodies of vanquished foes, Belcher implies that Johnson took on the translation in part because of his sympathy for Habesha religion and culture. What he produced in his “aggressive...
Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . New York : Harper Collins , 2008 . 611 – 30 . Print . Smith William Gardner . The Stone Face . New York : Farrar, Straus , 1963 . Print . Stovall Tyler . Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light . New York : Houghton Mifflin , 1996 . Print . Toer...