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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ilya Kliger Between Philosophy and Literature: Bakhtin and the Question of the Subject . By Erdinast-Vulcan Daphna . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2013 . 260 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Bakhtin Mikhail . Art and Answerability: Early...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the emotive interiority of the feeling subject in medieval literature. The focus of the essay is thus on the modern reader's engagement with the medieval textual object d'art and the unique representation of medieval literary creativity as both a physical artefact (the manuscript) and an act of vocal...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 450–453.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Davide Stimilli Affecting Grace: Theatre, Subject, and the Shakespearean Paradox in German Literature from Lessing to Kleist . By Calhoon Kenneth S. . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2013 . 279 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stanley Corngold Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and the Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe. By Charles Bernheimer. Edited by T. Jefferson Kline and Naomi Schor. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 228 p. University of Oregon 2004...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Daniel Feldman This article addresses the pervasive articulation of nothing in the poetry of Paul Celan and Dan Pagis. The essay ties nullification in speech to cancellation of self in Celan and aims to understand his attestation of a form of subjectivity reconfigured by the Holocaust as negative...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to describe it. In particular, it questions the widespread tendency to adapt the metaphysical polarity subject-object to the interpretation of plays that, while making ample use of it, encourage readers and playgoers to dismiss such polarity as existentially ineffective. Only by tentatively adhering...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Ross Knecht This essay seeks to refine the debate on subjectivity in Petrarch's Rime sparse by arguing that while the poems do present a distinct subject position, it is a position thoroughly compromised by passivity. The essay places the poems in the context of Aristotelian and Scholastic theory...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Baudelaire's poetry. It suggests that Benjamin's conception of allegory cannot adequately be addressed without first registering the impact that the allegorical dimension of poetic language exerts upon fundamental philosophical concepts such as subjectivity, experience, and historicity itself. If Benjamin...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sunny Xiang This essay tracks the discourse of “Oriental writing” in Ha Jin’s fictional Korean War memoir War Trash and the autobiography of Wang Tsun-ming, an actual Korean War POW. “Oriental writing” designates a racialized ambiguity between a self-present subject and an automatized mechanism...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... up in the Eastern borderlands of the Habsburg Empire, in the Crownland of Galicia, which was inhabited by Ukrainians, Jews, and Poles. A third figure with a distinctly Habsburg imperial biography, Sigmund Freud, provides both techniques for reading and serves as a subject of analysis in his own right...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the importance of openly subjective critical response is founded on a post-Nietzschean understanding of Kant and is concerned with the condition of the individual in modernity. Adorno's and Barthes's respective investments in the aesthetic realm have often been viewed unfavorably. Challenging such...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 June 2014
... trace the evolution of late nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature — from the ontologic instability of modernist prose to the ontologic plurality of postmodernist prose — with the focus on how this shift affects the formation of the subjectivity of the reader. The author proposes that Freud's...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kiene Brillenburg Wurth This essay explores how and why the “old” medium of paper has come to function as the matter of a “new” posthuman subjectivity in contemporary fiction (since 2005). Paper, paper-based writing, and the book have long been involved in the cultural construction of “humanness...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 46–59.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lead to the loss of the subject’s ontologic wholeness. Krzhizhanovsky offers this insight as literature’s corrective to idealistic philosophy’s treatment of language and a foundation for a new, intersubjective ethics that takes the splintered subject as a given. This essay argues that reading the story...
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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 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the famous “Winter Garden” image of his deceased mother, Matalon questions Camera Lucida 's relevance and significance for situations of mourning in which inequality prevails and the deceased subject does not function as the Barthesian unique and irreplaceable other. Reading Matalon's novel The...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... are not the absolute differences of disciplinary procedures but certain grounds of comparison themselves: something that I believe is more than the subject of a historical inquiry alone. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Apter Emily . The Translation Zone . Princeton...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... echoes Sebald's own textual and aesthetic practice, we argue that Sebald's parrot crystalizes a central problematic of the novel: What is the relationship between the archive and testimony in the experience of the desubjectified subject? What is the status of linguistic signification in the aftermath of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... apparent with critical attention to the similarities between scenes found in each work. Read together, the two texts expose the limitations that a unilinear model of the colonization process may impose on life for the colonized subject. Whereas Wuthering Heights figures pre-colonial and colonial modes of...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
... that has not yet been plotted. The purpose of this essay is to stake out some parameters for such a study by establishing Homer's Iliad as an exemplary text. I then extend my inquiry into the relationship between doubt and portrayals of subjectivity and to two plays, Sophocles' Philoctetes and...