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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Eric Naiman This article explores the role of surveillance in Vladimir Nabokov's novel Pnin both within its contemporary political context and as a response to two earlier examples of American campus fiction: Randall Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution and Mary McCarthy's The Groves of Academe...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Securitate . [Blaga Under Securitate Surveillance.] Cluj: Biblioteca Aprostrof, 1999 . Boym, Svetlana. Common Places: Mythologies of Everyday Life in Russia . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994 . Brockmann, Stephen. “Literature and the Stasi.” Literature and German Reunification . Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... constituted by Marana’s experimentation with the surveillance chronicle or spy literature, which spurred novel imitations by Aphra Behn and Daniel Defoe. Chapter 2 continues to plot this trajectory by considering pseudoethnographic novels by Montesquieu, Oliver Goldsmith, George Lyttelton, and Elizabeth...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., Claude Le Coz praised the proposed passport system THE NOVEL AND THE PASSPORT / 137 as an all-seeing “Argus of the fatherland,” capable of keeping the enemies of the revolution under constant surveillance and transforming the individual French municipalities...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Walter . “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Illuminations . Trans. Zohn Harry . New York : Schocken , 1969 . 253 – 64 . Print . Browne Simone . “Everybody's Got a Little Light under the Sun: Black Luminosity and the Visual Culture of Surveillance.” Cultural Studies 26...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
...-national, national, or post-national space, both aqueous and territorial, with travel through it movement through an unevenly viscous fluid. The calamitous case of the “Left-to-Die” boat, which in March 2011 drifted for fourteen days across Mediterranean waters tightly surveilled by NATO and...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Japanese detectives were shadowing them, Hughes realized that the position of colonized Koreans under Japanese surveillance had a great deal in common with his position as a black man in the United States (I Wonder 240). The Japanese surveillance was itself part of a widespread attempt to exert ideo...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... important given today’s political climate — as I write this review, a few days after the Senate voted to expand the government’s surveillance powers on June 9, 2008, it reminds me that precisely such a history allows the invisible to morph into the visible power without too much civic protest...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... important given today’s political climate — as I write this review, a few days after the Senate voted to expand the government’s surveillance powers on June 9, 2008, it reminds me that precisely such a history allows the invisible to morph into the visible power without too much civic protest...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... important given today’s political climate — as I write this review, a few days after the Senate voted to expand the government’s surveillance powers on June 9, 2008, it reminds me that precisely such a history allows the invisible to morph into the visible power without too much civic protest...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... important given today’s political climate — as I write this review, a few days after the Senate voted to expand the government’s surveillance powers on June 9, 2008, it reminds me that precisely such a history allows the invisible to morph into the visible power without too much civic protest...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
... walled in by what is now known as the “tortilla curtain” of mortar and of discourse, and the frontier itself is now subjected to full-spectrum surveillance by the combined vigi- lantism of the “Minutemen” and the real-time virtual panopticon of the state. Insti- tutional formations such as...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 316–326.
Published: 01 June 2009
... enclosed and that defi es the taxonomical aspirations that museums and zoos suggest. His insistence on a menacing force that lies beneath the consciousness of humans and also peers down on them via satellites suggests the state’s mechanical surveillance and the unspoken horror of Argentina’s expe...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “the centralizing, totalizing and bureucratised links . . . between power, art and society, with the eye of surveillance that is Paris policing the centre-periphery relation, mean that its core concept goes unques- tioned” (6). Thus, he situates his “travels” firmly within postcolonial studies...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “the centralizing, totalizing and bureucratised links . . . between power, art and society, with the eye of surveillance that is Paris policing the centre-periphery relation, mean that its core concept goes unques- tioned” (6). Thus, he situates his “travels” firmly within postcolonial studies...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the eye of surveillance that is Paris policing the centre-periphery relation, mean that its core concept goes unques- tioned” (6). Thus, he situates his “travels” firmly within postcolonial studies, repeatedly pointing to instances of both the French denial of the past and the persisting evidence...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the eye of surveillance that is Paris policing the centre-periphery relation, mean that its core concept goes unques- tioned” (6). Thus, he situates his “travels” firmly within postcolonial studies, repeatedly pointing to instances of both the French denial of the past and the persisting evidence...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 357–368.
Published: 01 September 2018
... figurality. It is the realization that spectatorship (the look, the gaze, the glance, the practices of observation, surveillance, and visual pleasure) may be as deep a problem as various forms of reading (decipherment, decoding, interpretation, etc.) and that visual experience or “visual literacy” might not...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 111–129.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., his books, and his lands under the complete and con- stant surveillance of his gaze, a forerunner of Foucault’s panoptic discipline.10 Even as he recounts his worldly activities, they often retain a suggestion of the distancing that the library implies: “From the distance of Rome I keep and con...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
....” Ostentatious displays are no longer frowned upon by tribal surveillance. Unrestrained and unregulated by any tradition or authority, self-indulgence is now nearly an unembarrassed mark of success. Fur- thermore, the behaviors of the affluent, unlike in earlier days, have not so far aroused resentment among...