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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
... literature and theater. I contend that Pirandello's plays and his vision of stage acting provide an alternative model of subversive performance that challenges Benjamin's assumptions about both the medium-specificity of film's effects and the nature of the new celebrity culture. This alternative further...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Margaret Rogerson Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions . By Enders Jody . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . xxiii, 285 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
... stage with her twelve maids. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 epic novel theater film network mediation Works Cited “A boy's life: Richard Linklater's 12-year project is an epic coming-of-age film.” Film Journal 3 July 2014 . Web. < http://www.filmjournal.com...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... White would have been a fascinating film, advancing a cross-racial International committed both to left revolutionary politics and modernist experimentation. I then explain Hughes's dubious account by arguing that it enabled him to distance himself from the Soviet-oriented left on his own terms...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Chih-Wei Chang This essay attempts to “bring out” Roland Barthes as an unnamable textual figure in the Taiwanese writer Chu T'ien-wen's Huangren shouji ( Notes of a Desolate Man ). Chu's “gay novel” is notorious for its narrator's seemingly inexhaustible references to a legion of writers, film...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... plantation images reach their apogee in 1930s films such as Gone with the Wind (1939), Mississippi (1935), and Showboat (1936), all of which portray a Mythic South that is less a specific geographic location than an ideal — or an idyll — less an actual object than a procession of images that proliferate into...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
... titled “the postwar.” 1 And instead of seeing the power of raw emotions demonstrated in the literature, theater, and film of the immediate postwar period, scholars often describe this period as monochrome, melancholy, and disorienting. The most compelling study of European postwar culture is...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
...MORADEWUN ADEJUNMOBI University of Oregon 2008 Adamu, Abdalla Uba. “Loud Bubbles from a Silent Brook: Trends and Tendencies in Contemporary Hausa Writing.” Research in African Literatures 37 . 3 ( 2006 ): 133 -53. Adejunmobi, Moradewun. “Nigerian Video Film as Minor Transnational...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: satirical cartoons, bond schemes, political speeches, films, and pop music read side-by-side with novels, plays, and epic poems. Taken together, these two books establish the legitimacy of a field — comparative Irish and Caribbean studies — that until now has produced a great deal of interest but not...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: satirical cartoons, bond schemes, political speeches, films, and pop music read side-by-side with novels, plays, and epic poems. Taken together, these two books establish the legitimacy of a field — comparative Irish and Caribbean studies — that until now has produced a great deal of interest but not...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... focuses on literary history — usually by pairing generically similar works from both regions — Malouf is interested in cultural studies, and his book thus showcases a broader range of interrelated texts: satirical cartoons, bond schemes, political speeches, films, and pop music read side-by-side with...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... book is a clever reading of the Hitchcock film from which it takes its name. Those interested in the history of the theater will find in Puchner’s emphasis on the value and devaluing of theat- ricality a means of re-reading a century. Scholars of modernism may find this value and COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... book is a clever reading of the Hitchcock film from which it takes its name. Those interested in the history of the theater will find in Puchner’s emphasis on the value and devaluing of theat- ricality a means of re-reading a century. Scholars of modernism may find this value and COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... book is a clever reading of the Hitchcock film from which it takes its name. Those interested in the history of the theater will find in Puchner’s emphasis on the value and devaluing of theat- ricality a means of re-reading a century. Scholars of modernism may find this value and COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... book is a clever reading of the Hitchcock film from which it takes its name. Those interested in the history of the theater will find in Puchner’s emphasis on the value and devaluing of theat- ricality a means of re-reading a century. Scholars of modernism may find this value and COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 September 2000
... capricious the decisions taken in the name of the peasantry had been, but by then a significant part of the political leadership was already about to reverse collectivism. Though peasants have loomed large in literature, theater, and film since the May Fourth period, actual cultivators of the earth might...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 366–369.
Published: 01 September 2000
... capricious the decisions taken in the name of the peasantry had been, but by then a significant part of the political leadership was already about to reverse collectivism. Though peasants have loomed large in literature, theater, and film since the May Fourth period, actual cultivators of the earth might...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 369–372.
Published: 01 September 2000
... capricious the decisions taken in the name of the peasantry had been, but by then a significant part of the political leadership was already about to reverse collectivism. Though peasants have loomed large in literature, theater, and film since the May Fourth period, actual cultivators of the earth might...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 372–376.
Published: 01 September 2000
... peasants have loomed large in literature, theater, and film since the May Fourth period, actual cultivators of the earth might well wish they had been spared such attention. The difference between twentieth-century and earlier versions of the peasant “blank page” lies on the urban observer’s side...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., 1993 . Eliot, T.S. The Waste Land and Other Poems . San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988 . Gunning, Tom. “An Aesthetics of Astonishment: Early Film and the (In)credulous Spectator.” Art and Text 34 ( 1989 ): 31 -45. Horkheimer, Max and Theodor Adorno. Dialektik der Aufklärung...