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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ashley Barnes BOOK REVIEWS How to Do Things with Fictions. By Joshua Landy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 250 p. As long as the existential crisis of the liberal arts continues to intensify —MOOCs​ threat- ening to...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 230–234.
Published: 01 June 2011
... represented today by the work of Reynaldo Ileto, Vicente Rafael, Caroline Hau, Tet Maceda, and Roland Tolentino, as well as the author of Things Fall Away. These praxes are brought to bear on what the author portrays as a nation in permanent crisis, whose features either resemble or anticipate the...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Barbara E. Mann Abstract This essay analyzes the depiction of “things” in three modernist novels: Dovid Bergelson’s The End of Everything (Yiddish, 1913), a tale of ennui set in a provincial town outside Kiev, where faded fabrics and cherished ornaments in drawing rooms emblematize the end of an...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
... War II. Seussian pedagogy teaches us to hear all persons as whos rather than whats or things. Yet this essay argues that all persons are also things. While this thingliness remains unequally distributed thanks to persistent sociopolitical hierarchies, it also calls on us to think about ethics and...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 319–332.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-ending input from masses of people, is the morphological ground of the epic, an art form energized by its downward percolations. Penelope, that infinitely patient and longsuffering wife, becomes a variety of things as a result, much changed since Homer's times. In the hands of Atwood, she shares the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., and a cognitive side that is engaged with questions about whether the things we perceive can lay claim to being knowledge. As such, it is central to some of the most persistent concerns of Western philosophy. The epistemic and emotional registers of doubt have a long history, but it is also a history...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ever a victim (a common descriptor of soldiers after Vietnam and the advent of PTSD in 1980) or something between these two testamentary categories? And — most pertinent for this article — is there such a thing as a perpetrator voice, perspective, or aesthetic when the poet dispassionately records...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... makes the “thing, the human, the poem, and indeed language itself” into metaphors for each other ( Feminist Difference 130), this essay takes the link between poetic difficulty and images of occlusion as a way to broach the difficulties of entering into alien experience by way of lyric poems. More...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 429–445.
Published: 01 December 2012
... other. Both strive to open readers to experience — as revealed through everyday language — by leading us beyond the dichotomy of facticity and transcendence, away from the urge to transcend the limits of language, and toward a recognition of the possibility of seeing our ordinary dealing with things as...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... life as existing on a single chronological continuum, casting the former as an irretrievable thing of the past, Saman conceives of the two co-existing parallel to each other, the former continuing to exist despite the introduction of colonial culture. By proposing and deploying a process-based model of...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): 193–213.
Published: 01 June 2001
... . Paris: Gallimard, 1948 . ____. The Voice of Things . Trans. Beth Archer. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972 . Prévert, Jacques. Paroles . Éditions Gallimard, 1949 . ____. Words for All Seasons . Trans. Teo Savory. Greensboro, N.C.: Unicorn Press, 1979 . Sartre, Jean-Paul. “L'homme et...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 256–272.
Published: 01 June 2005
... unnecessary diffidence about the fact that I am read. You know, I am kind of a nervous writer . . . so I was not in a frame of mind where I would respond to responses, you know. And for me, responsibility is a huge idea, you know, answering. And so I enjoyed reading these things, but I was so over...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 481–488.
Published: 01 December 2014
... activities. Most of these activities take place outdoors, near forests and rivers; a good number of others involve making things out of wood; these in turn require, or seemed to, having a certain kind of father (the kind with a basement workshop); they also seem to require living somewhere other than...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 247–263.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Cinematographic Operator . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2005 . Plante David . “ The Real Thing: An Interview with Rosalind Krauss .” Artcritical: The Online Magazine of Art and Ideas 30 Aug. 2013 < http://www.artcritical.com/2013/08/30/rosalind-krauss-interview/ >. Plate Liedeke...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... experiences, and thoughts and feelings that overspill individual consciousness—these get at the truth of how things are experientially, phenomenologically felt. We remember this moment from the essay “Experience”: Emerson’s son dies, but he cannot feel sadness for the boy’s death without first saying...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 117–130.
Published: 01 March 2001
... it. In the fol- lowing I intend to show that the criticism according to which Darwin saps his own credibility overlooks the important fact that, along with the fabric of things, Darwin also revolutionizes the intellectual nature of belief. Opponents of the Darwinist world view like to point out...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 234–238.
Published: 01 June 2005
... things, the particulars are often negotiable—more so than in disciplines focused on specific places, times, or ob- jects. This makes us seem at times heartless or lacking in loyalty. For us there are no classics or epics or even authors per se, but chains of events that result in classicism, local...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
...ERIC HAYOT University of Oregon 2005 Brown, Bill. A Sense of Things: The Object Matter of American Literature . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003 . Derrida, Jacques. Le monolinguisme de l'autre: ou la prothèse d'origine . Paris: Galilée, 1996 . ____. Monolingualism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Things: Toward the Recovery of a More Human Scale at the End of the Twentieth Century . Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1995 . Tairov, Alexander. Notes of a Director . 1922 . Trans. William Kuhlke. Books of the Theatre 7. Coral Gables: U of Miami P, 1969. Turnbull, Joanne. Introduction. 7...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
...  things, not with the things themselves” P]arlo di proposizioni sulle cose, non di cose” (Eco, Il nome della rosa  210; my translation of a passage missing in the English translation). Later, William again insists that his scientific reason- ing formulates but “terms upon terms” (215), thus implying...