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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 in...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... possibility 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 (1 June 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 no...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 (1 December 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 (1 September 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of responsibility toward others by learning to read contemporary literature in a way that includes a critical reap- praisal of systems and discourses of ‘sameness’ that deliver others to us” (1). In the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century age of globalization where otherness presses...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 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 (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 201–206.
Published: 01 June 2005
... recent years—World-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...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... system. European and U.S. colonialism profoundly shaped the world we inhabit today. It produced the neoliberal philosophy that provides the rules for the war game currently known as “globalization,” and it landscaped the highly uneven terrain on which that game is played. Neoliberalism is the name...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Magazine 24 Mar. 1996 : 38 – 41 . Print . Burn Stephen J. “The Collapse of Everything: William Gaddis and the Encyclopedic Novel.” Paper Empire: William Gaddis and the World System . Ed. Tabbi Joseph Shavers Ron . Tuscaloosa : U of Alabama P , 2007 . 46 – 62 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 90–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
...: the psychoanalytic “guarantee that one would find the parents-children relationship at the root of everyone’s sexuality made it possible—even when everything seemed to point to the reverse process—to keep the deployment of sexuality coupled to the system of alli- ance” (113). Or in the words of...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2006) 58 (1): 93.
Published: 01 January 2006
...: the psychoanalytic “guarantee that one would find the parents-children relationship at the root of everyone’s sexuality made it possible—even when everything seemed to point to the reverse process—to keep the deployment of sexuality coupled to the system of alli- ance” (113). Or in the words of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 March 2012
... recurrent use of formal mechanisms —complex systems of combinatorics — for which he is most remembered, mechanisms that some critics believe were derived from the Jewish kabbalists of his native Mallorca (Yates 188; Eco 60).4 Llull’s combinatorics is characterized by a series of diagrams and...