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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2011
... responses to the Wilde trials, the article identifies a peculiarly fin-de-siècle form of homophobia that denigrates an abstract notion of male homosexuality while denying the authenticity of homosexual tastes as they are professed by real individuals. Both this understanding of homosexuality and the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The presiding theme of the new emphasis was “taste” and the personal “sentiments” of which taste was construed to be the organ. Impressed by the role ineffable feeling plays in the “je ne sais quoi” of the aesthetic experience of art, Enlightenment theorists abandoned the pursuit of a priori rules...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 179–182.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... The presiding theme of the new emphasis was “taste” and the personal “sentiments” of which taste was construed to be the organ. Impressed by the role ineffable feeling plays in the “je ne sais quoi” of the aesthetic experience of art, Enlightenment theorists abandoned the pursuit of a priori rules...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Marshall seems to suggest, we witness a decisive shift in critical emphasis dating in England from the publication of Shaftesbury’s Characteristics in 1711 and Addison’s essays on “the pleasures of the imagination,” appearing in The Spectator in 1712. The presiding theme of the new emphasis was “taste...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Marshall seems to suggest, we witness a decisive shift in critical emphasis dating in England from the publication of Shaftesbury’s Characteristics in 1711 and Addison’s essays on “the pleasures of the imagination,” appearing in The Spectator in 1712. The presiding theme of the new emphasis was “taste...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
... modern culture in “On Naïve and Sentimental Poetry” and Goethe’s idea of the Weltliteratur. Chapter 3 centers on the interrelated issues of taste and aesthetic education. According to Gjesdal, Herder, like the Encyclopedists but unlike Kant, believed that a proper philosophical response to art must...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
... taste, judgment, wealth, sovereignty, and sentiment in the period are difficult enough to untangle without being encumbered by careless preconceptions. Jan Mieszkowski’s Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 391–394.
Published: 01 September 2008
... taste, judgment, wealth, sovereignty, and sentiment in the period are difficult enough to untangle without being encumbered by careless preconceptions. Jan Mieszkowski’s Labors of Imagination: Aesthetics and Political Economy from Kant to Althusser...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., and providing a Babu of his creation with appropriate English, or is he being satirical, or was there some rococo charm that had vanished in the translation, or is it an experiment that has not quite come off? Probably an experiment, for throughout the book one is puzzled by bad tastes that verge...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 112–129.
Published: 01 March 2003
... turn, and reflects the Chinese penchant for appealing to culinary taste when discussing literary appreciation—an appeal that can be traced to Lu Ji’s (261-303) “yiwei (lingering flavor a concept found in the Wenfu (Rhyming Prose on Litera- ture), the first self-styled poetics in Chinese history...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., hierarchies of taste, and “significant geographies,” to think that Asia and Africa became liter- ary peripheries of Europe is to grossly oversimplify the matter. Even in regions THE MULTILINGUAL LOCAL IN WORLD LITERATURE / 347 under direct colonial domination, the culture of colonial...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
... that shone through every textual reading. They will also remem- ber his eclectic tastes, the impressive breadth and depth of his reading, his love of music and of dogs, and his ability to unpack the complexities of Renaissance drama through the deconstruction of Road Runner cartoons. Labels can...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., evinces in “Commit- ment” a more thorough distrust of the Idealist removal of art from the sphere of “purposefulness” (91), noting that Kant “elevated [art] to a pure and incorruptible moment of the judgment of taste” (91). His own conception of the aesthetic is far removed from Kant’s, not least...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of modern China more generally. I highly recommend this book, which, if perhaps pitched at graduate students, should also be of value and interest to adventurous undergraduates with a passion or taste for Chinese cin- ema. In the end, Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema is a book of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2004) 56 (2): 130–146.
Published: 01 March 2004
...- nents of the Pushkin circle saw themselves as the representatives of a more democratic culture that opposed the aesthetic principles and taste of the “aristocrats.” See Todd. 5 Critical works on this subject include Vom Geiste der ebräischen Poesie by Johann Gottfried Herder and Lectures on the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2000) 52 (1): 72–86.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., 1981 . Phare, E.E. The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1933 . Philip, Robert. Early Recordings and Musical Style: Changing Tastes in Instrumental Performance, 1900-1950 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992 . Riemann, Hugo. Musikalische...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 426–443.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., operates “to ‘make’ live and to ‘let’ die” ( Society 241 ). It is no coincidence, therefore, that the most remarkable aspect of his transformation is his loss of interest in food as a source of sustenance, which he associates with institutional life. Instead, K cultivates a taste for the fruits of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the Latin American boom seems almost prescient in its focus on the growing commoditization and transnationalization of the publishing industry as a major driver of boom phenomena. According to Rama, over the course of the 1960s publishing was becoming less a hobby driven by taste and relatively...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... reached) Too-wit and his attendants halted to drink. On account of the singular character of the water, we refused to taste it, supposing it to be polluted; and it was not until some time afterward we came to understand that such was the appear- COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 418 ance of the streams...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... laurelled, to take off the crown for good or to reject the values and taste of those who tender it” ( Phelps and Limmer 298 ). Although she admired Millay’s poetry, particularly her early “rebellious songs and meditations” in collections such as A Few Figs from Thistles , Bogan resisted the overbearing...