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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek “Systems Theories and the Study of Literature and Culture” introduces the ACLA Forum on systemic and empirical approaches for the study of literature and culture. While both micro- and macro-systemic approaches have been prominent in the study of literature and culture...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Simon C. Estok This article argues that the systemic focus of empirical studies of literature offers an approach consonant with the goals and methods of ecocriticism, which foregrounds interconnectedness and varieties of systemic analyses. In generating empirically viable comments about how...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michael Filimowicz “Sysemics and Semiotic Informatics” offers a close reading of Derrida's use of Norbert Weiner's thought. Cybernetics is seen as a particular moment of resistance for deconstruction, as it is the encounter between a discourse of general systems, which includes even sign systems...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to conceive of a perfect man-made language, Chinese seemed a likely model. However, Leibniz's dream of a Universal Character relied on a combination of competing semiotic and systemic requirements that only the misguided view of sinographs and hexagrams as an integral part of one Chinese script system could...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a historicist approach to Oceanic Studies. Given that the shape of the world system has proved remarkably malleable over time, it argues that we need to pay more attention to the periodic reorganizations of oceanic space that have occurred over the course of the longue durée . More specifically, this essay...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the nineteenth and throughout the twentieth century, of a global system of production, reception, and translation of novels. The second model— the novelization of the global —focuses on the production of images of a globalized world as they are constructed in specific novels. My examples are novels by Jules...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was considered essential for the welfare of both the individual and the commonwealth. At the backdrop of the lawsuit was the emergence of the public school system and also a surge in the Catholic immigrant population, which began to challenge the de facto Protestant establishment of many American communities...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 370–393.
Published: 01 December 2017
... simultaneous assimilation and critique of Western spatial systems reflect not only the conditions of Russia’s uneven historical and cultural development, but also a distinctly Russian, and surprisingly modern, point of view. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Russia Nikolai Gogol perspective...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 270–288.
Published: 01 September 2021
...César Domínguez Abstract This article discusses why it is necessary to rebuild comparative literature in terms of a geopolitics of comparison. “Geopolitics” is understood here, following Gearóid Ó Tuathail, to mean a distinctive genre of geo-power which brought about the systemic closure...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jesper Gulddal This article explores the link between the novel and the passport system as one of the defining legal institutions of modernity. The late eighteenth-century introduction of modern strategies for controlling mobility brought about a reconfiguration of political space which was now...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Matthew Wilkens “Digital Humanities and Its Application in the Study of Literature and Culture” examines the relationship between comparative literary and cultural studies, systems theory and model building, and recent work in digital humanities. Areas of specific application include the topology...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as a philosophical category. Hyperion 's figurations share the theoretical horizon of Keats's contemporaries in post-Kantian philosophy and betray a concern with one of the formative impulses behind Hegel's system-building: the interplay of myth and rationality. Reading Hyperion in comparison with a line...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and the restrictive language of the caste system. By constructing a racialized, “culturally dualistic” America, Wankhade's Marathi essays sought in African American narratives a way of describing the historical trauma, alienated labor, and “double consciousness” of Black life that could resonate with Dalit...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 395–414.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Niloofar Sarlati Abstract This essay studies an emerging discourse on forms of exchange in mid- to late nineteenth-century Iran, both in national economic practices and international concessions. As the system of economic exchange is transforming in conversation with “foreign” forms and terms...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 476–502.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of the subject and Merleau-Ponty’s emphasis on the communicative power of the body, the article looks at the reverberations that Leopardi’s teoria del piacere (understood as an anthropological system) exerts on his theory of language and builds a neck-to-neck comparison with Locke’s linguistic functionalism...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (2): 201–219.
Published: 01 June 2024
... remnant at the edge of the world-system. vaclavparis@gmail.com Copyright © 2024 by University of Oregon 2024 African literature modernism folklore extractivism jungle BORN IN ABEOKUTA, Nigeria, in 1920, Amos Tutuola is best known for his first two novels The Palm-Wine Drinkard...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989 . Jameson, Fredric. The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995 . Karatani, Koojin. Origins of Modern Japanese Literature . Trans. Brett de Bary. Durham and London: Duke University...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 31–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire . New York : Columbia UP , 2013 . Print . Moretti Franco . Modern Epic: The World-System from Goethe to García Márquez . New York : Verso , 1996 . Print . Nancy Jean-Luc . The Creation of the World or Globalization . Albany...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and by 1878 they controlled over two thirds. By 1914, Britain, France and the United States together con- trolled 85% of the Earth’s surface. It was primarily in consequence of European and U.S. expansion that the world became—and remains—a single intercon- nected system. European and U.S. colonialism...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 201–206.
Published: 01 June 2005
...-Systems Theory, the new World Lit, the Problem of How to Name a Language, Theoretical Capital, Translation, and Technological Literacy, among them. World Lit, an old chestnut of the field, has come back into play, refurbished by a world-systems theory borrowed from the work of Immanuel Wallerstein...