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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2021
... critics argue that the novel either takes up or evades the task of ethical instruction, this article shows that the text disputes the basic assumptions of ethical literary criticism. Elizabeth Costello makes a powerful case for the difference of the novel vis-à-vis other forms of ethical discourse. What...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Press , 2010 . Martin Richard . Introduction to The Iliad of Homer , translated by Lattimore Richard , 1 – 68 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2011 . McKenzie D. F. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1999...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Heinrich Platt. Berlin: Walter de Gryuter, 1991 . 30 -59. Mailloux, Steven. Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1982 . Morgan, Thaïs. “Is There an Intertext in this Text? Literary and Interdisciplinary Approaches to...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 372–376.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Haun Saussy Ideology, Power, Text: Self-Representation and the Peasant “Other” in Modern Chinese Literature. By Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. viii, 321 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Erec R. Koch Indiscernible Counterparts: The Invention of the Text in French Classical Drama. By Christopher Braider. Chapel Hill: North Carolina Studies in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2002. 387 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/362...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 1. Wayne Kaumualii Westlake, “Pupule.” Scan of text from Seaweeds and Constructions , 1979 . Reproduced with permission. Figure 1. Wayne Kaumualii Westlake, “Pupule.” Scan of text from Seaweeds and Constructions, 1979. Reproduced with permission. More
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
...K. Maya Larson Abstract Designed to deceive some readers, such as the censor, while inviting others to read “between the lines,” Aesopian texts task their translator with added interpretive complexity. Does a given translation reflect both text and subtext, target audience and hurdle audience? Is...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., novels such as La Disparition and Alphabetical Africa present powerful examples of “engaged literature,” their constrained writing techniques complementing, and often generating, their novels' themes and motifs and producing highly encoded and richly rewarding texts. © 2017 by University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
... authenticity associated with a “human” selfhood. Selfhood, like text, here becomes assemblage: an assemblage of borrowed words. Focusing on Steven Hall's The Raw Shark Texts and Graham Rawle's Woman's World , I show how writing, text, and self are inextricably intertwined, and how this reinvigorates the...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 334–337.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Samuel Perry Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature . By Thornber Karen . Cambridge : Harvard University Asia Center , 2009 . 591 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Bruce Clarke Inscribing Science: Scientific Texts and the Materiality of Communication. Ed. Timothy Lenoir. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. xv, 457 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/87...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Laurie K. Vickroy The Holocaust of Texts: Genocide, Literature, and Personification. By Amy Hungerford. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. 206 p. University of Oregon 2004 BOOK REVIEWS/99...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (4): 300–316.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Texts: Creation and Self-effacement in Kafka and Palazzeschi What is most surprising is rather the body; one never ceases to be amazed at the idea that the...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 279–281.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Shari Huhndorf Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary and Activist Texts. By Chadwick Allen. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002. x, 308 p. University of Oregon 2004 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/262...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Robert Lamberton Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of Their Texts. By Peter T. Struck. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. 316 p. University of Oregon 2006 Atherton, Catherine. The Stoics on Ambiguity . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993 . De...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 339–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jacob Emery This essay examines situations where a single trope is implicated in two traditionally opposed rhetorical structures: mise en abyme , in which an internal text provides a miniature model of the framing text, and allegory, a figure in which the text at hand is only the key to some single...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
... directors, thinkers, and artists from across the globe. Among these encyclopedic references are allusions to Barthes's writings, most notably A Lover's Discourse: Fragments and The Pleasure of the Text . However, when the narrator of Chu's novel quotes from The Pleasure of the Text , he apparently forgets...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
... through parody, travesty, and psychoanalytic pastiche. Taking as points of departure Jenefer Shute's framing of Nabokov's conflict with Freud as an attempt to ensure hermeneutic control over his own texts and the cultural fields within which Nabokov's works were written and read, I analyze a literary...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jonathan E. Abel Tropes that connect human corpses and literary corpora are as old, perhaps, as writing itself, yet in recent years the personification of texts has come under scrutiny. Despite such critical tendencies either to disregard connections between people and texts as manifestations of...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... mimesis, which operates not only in the (very real) fantasy of the “life and work” continuum but also in the sensual experience of the text as the Other's life-words , an important aspect of Uno's authorial actuality. It is the body that finally brings these disparate modalities of mimesis into a...