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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Antony Rowland This article examines the categories of victim and perpetrator testimony in relation to the writing contained in the Salamander Oasis Trust archive in the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. In Dimensions of the Holocaust , Elie Wiesel famously commented that the Holocaust produced the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
... shifted from the government to the individual. One of the most striking features of this shift has been the astronomical increase of college student loan debt. This article outlines basic information about student debt and presents excerpts from an archive of testimonies of student debtors from across the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... echoes Sebald's own textual and aesthetic practice, we argue that Sebald's parrot crystalizes a central problematic of the novel: What is the relationship between the archive and testimony in the experience of the desubjectified subject? What is the status of linguistic signification in the aftermath of...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 June 2008
...RICHARD J. GOLSAN University of Oregon 2008 Michael G. Levine. The Belated Witness: Literature, Testimony, and the Question of Holocaust Survival . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. Samuel Moyn. Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas between Revelation and Ethics...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... or identifying the immediate issues raised by the commission. For instance, Khulumani Support Group’s The Story I’m About to Tell  provides a direct, raw presentation of testimonies by torture victims that, in Mar- lin-Curiel’s phrase, attempts to “salvage meaning” (14) from the many questions...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Consequences: Justice and Reparations in Post-Truth Commission Peru.” Human Rights Quarterly 29 . 1 s ( 2007 ): 228 – 50 . Print . Laub Dori . “An Event Without a Witness: Truth, Testimony, and Survival.” Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... policies and overwrought rhetoric; it also provides a muted alternative to eyewitness testimonies, which, according to Belinda Kong, have oversaturated the post-Tiananmen literary marketplace (12). Estranged from grand narratives and merely “personal” testimonies, Jin’s “documentary manner...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
... generates, revealing striking similarities with the traumatic spectrality of the Homeric catalogue. The catalogue continues for a number of pages, offering ample testimony that the slave owners who posted these advertisements felt no need to hide the violence they were inflicting on their human property...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
... play’s trial scene, one must recognize the significance —​ whether on a private therapeutic or public juridical basis —​of testimony. For clini- cian Judith Herman, testimony as a verbal recounting of the painful event forms the foundation of the psychotherapeutic work. Herman roots recovery from...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that) story- tellers tend to underscore the unreliability of their own tales. Szpiech’s examination of the rhetoric of testimony in religious polemic is thorough and astute. He leaves no doubt that in mining for historical data historicists of the past missed the rich ore on the linguistic...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Search of the Authen- tic Other,” Doubled Flowering 155). Moreover, the silence also speaks to the unspeakable nature of the horror ex- perienced by the victims. As Lisa Yoneyama has told us in her brilliant study of Hiroshima testimonial practices, the people who are willing to come forward...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in the Work of Sylvia Plath, Geoffrey Hill, Tony Harrison and Ted Hughes . Edinburgh : Edinburgh UP , 2005 . Print . ———. Poetry as Testimony: Witnessing and Memory in Twentieth-Century Poems . New York : Routledge , 2014 . Print . Sagar Keith . The Art of Ted Hughes...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 209–227.
Published: 01 June 2007
... is, in Levinas’s terms, witness or “testimony” to the vision of God in Paradise, the indescribable experience that is described as one of being directly present in and to the divine. Dante testifies to the effects on him of an “experience” that defies representation. Even to call it an experience...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Book from the Sky (Tianshu). The meticu- lous carving of thousands of pseudo-characters and the solemn display of this gigantic work in numerous museums all over the world is at once a testimony to the continuity of Chinese civilization and a deconstruction of the meaning of Chineseness (see Lu...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... (Williams on Baudrillard 277–78). Raquel Liberman, the young woman whose testimony was instrumental in tak- ing the Zwi Migdal to court in 1930, is the protagonist of Schalom’s story, Daniel Burman’s forthcoming film version of that story, and an accelerating number of texts, plays, and TV programs...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
... , 2000 . Print . Felman Shoshana Laub Dori . Testimony . New York : Routledge , 1992 . Print . Felstiner John . Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew . New Haven : Yale UP , 1995 . Print . Fioretos Aris . “Nothing: History and Materiality in Celan.” Word Traces...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2008