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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... by the monologic, “terroristic” nature of the narrative. Hamid's Reluctant Fundamentalist , by contrast, has been interpreted predominantly in terms of post-9/11 geopolitical issues articulated within the diegesis: a “reading in” rather than “into.” To redress the critical balance, the article closes...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Events in the Life of Saeed, Abu Al-Nahs, the Pessoptimist), the drama of the lost “Israeli Arab” evolves from a narrative involving a crisis of identity into a full-fl edged political satire (see Khater). Habibi’s infamous pessoptimist is not a melancholic fi gure, nor does he share Dov’s or Yossi’s...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... del Tasso (1996). These essays engage cen- tral subjects in both Ariosto and Tasso criticism: for Orlando furioso, the poem’s hybrid genre, narrative technique, and celebrated irony; for Gerusalemme liberata, the tension between the rigorous piety of the poem’s offi cial line and the centrifugal...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... epos e romanzo (1990), and L’ombra del Tasso (1996). These essays engage cen- tral subjects in both Ariosto and Tasso criticism: for Orlando furioso, the poem’s hybrid genre, narrative technique, and celebrated irony; for Gerusalemme liberata, the tension between the rigorous piety of the poem’s...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
...). These essays engage cen- tral subjects in both Ariosto and Tasso criticism: for Orlando furioso, the poem’s hybrid genre, narrative technique, and celebrated irony; for Gerusalemme liberata, the tension between the rigorous piety of the poem’s offi cial line and the centrifugal energies that pull against...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... del Tasso (1996). These essays engage cen- tral subjects in both Ariosto and Tasso criticism: for Orlando furioso, the poem’s hybrid genre, narrative technique, and celebrated irony; for Gerusalemme liberata, the tension between the rigorous piety of the poem’s offi cial line and the centrifugal...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2011
...,” preoccupied both with party and parliamentary politics, on the one hand, and with the broader cultural politics of turn-of-the-century France, on the other. In pursuing the former interest, Zola creates a grandiose narrative of anarchism and anarchist violence that is the plot’s primary focus; as part...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... newspaper, leaving only the stiff, solid newspaper to stand in his place. 1 Even the narrator of “A Story” asserts she has nothing to say about this, let alone can she claim to extract a social-economic “lesson” from its brief and enigmatic narrative (104). Yet this anecdote, in a story no more than...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
... readily admits). The attention to commodification in slacker narratives (Blank Fiction 9) offers evidence of this pervasiveness, as does the almost utter erasure, in the two novels at hand, of the Southeast Asian Other’s subjective reality. This erasure is achieved by commodifying any remaining trace...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... within a local context. El Gharani’s “First Poem of My Life” is a narrative poem that recounts being arrested by Pakistani police while praying in a mosque in 2001, spending long hours and days being moved, first in a “transport truck” and then “a warplane,” to a final, profoundly displaced...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 372–375.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jean-Louis Pautrot Listening In: Music, Mind, and the Modernist Narrative. By Eric Prieto. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. xiii + 322 p. University of Oregon 2004 Arroyas, Frédérique. La Lecture musico-littéraire . Montreal: Presses de l'Université de...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., one heard: “For a generation leading up to September the 11th, 2001, terrorists and their radical allies attacked innocent people in the Middle East and beyond, without facing a sustained and serious response. The terrorists became convinced that free nations were decadent and weak” (September 7...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., especially in Germany, as a symptom of moral decadence” (33). In an address to the nation by George W. Bush, one heard: “For a generation leading up to September the 11th, 2001, terrorists and their radical allies attacked innocent people in the Middle East and beyond, without facing a sustained...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 367–370.
Published: 01 September 2004
... [around 1914] remained influential in Western democracies, but it was also widely seen, especially in Germany, as a symptom of moral decadence” (33). In an address to the nation by George W. Bush, one heard: “For a generation leading up to September the 11th, 2001, terrorists and their radical allies...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., one heard: “For a generation leading up to September the 11th, 2001, terrorists and their radical allies attacked innocent people in the Middle East and beyond, without facing a sustained and serious response. The terrorists became convinced that free nations were decadent and weak” (September 7...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 498–501.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Nicholas Harrison Jarvis emphasizes at the outset that “postcolonial francophone memory, testimony, and trauma studies” continue to be “oriented by cartographies, textualities, and temporalities that implicitly center French experiences and narratives of decolonization” (13). Even...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the nation’s wounds in the late 1990s.15 In keeping with the TRC ethos, Mpe’s novel is a type of confession; it is a narrative of forgiveness and reconciliation and portrays a radical multiculturalism that breaks down all types of borders and boundaries. But to achieve this, it also displaces...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 355–369.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the legend of Proust, the mythic narrative of Proust’s neurotic achievement. The now-iconic image of the invalid genius barricaded in his cork-lined room, racing to complete his masterwork before pneumonia could kill him, became in cer- tain circles inseparable from...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
...: Cambridge University Press, 1999 . 80 -109. Brodsky, Iosif. “A Room and a Half.” Less Than One . New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1986 . 447 -501. Brooks, Peter. Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . New York: Alfred Knopf, 1984 . Bukovskii, Vladimir. Moscovskii protsess...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 223–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Argentina . 3 vols. Buenos Aires: Norma, 1998 . Avelar, Idelber. The Untimely Present: Postdictatorial Latin American Fiction and the Task of Mourning . Durham: Duke University Press, 1999 . Barchiesi, Alessandro. “ Narrative Technique and Narratology in the Metamorphoses.” The Cambridge Companion...