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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Christopher Braider Walter Benjamin confides to his friend Hugo von Hofmannsthal that “I sometimes think about writing a book on French tragedy as a counterpart to my Trauerspiel book,” noting that his “plan for the latter had originally been to elucidate both the German Trauerspiel and the French...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Blair Hoxby We owe our idea of tragedy and our tragic repertoire to a generation of romantic critics who, writing in the shadow of Kant, demanded that tragedies display organic form, express the spirit of a nation, and stage a collision between freedom and necessity. Their formula obscures aspects...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 185–190.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Richard J. Golsan The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France. By Mary Ann Frese Witt. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001. 259 p. University of Oregon 2003 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the audience in the same transitional space that South Africa is itself experiencing. Spatially, Molora forestalls both the universalizing impulse of tragedy and the monumentalizing impulse of reconciliation. Temporally, it provides neither the firm tragic telos nor the temporal conflations implied by...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Leah Kronenberg Greek Tragedy in Vergil's Aeneid : Ritual, Empire, and Intertext . By Panoussi Vassiliki . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2009 . 257 p. © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 Works Cited Bandera Cesáreo . “Sacrificial Levels in Virgil's Aeneid...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... between tragedy and ceremonial theater went through four major phases: 1) sponsored by the state, tragedy was initially continuous with ceremonial theater; 2) finding a new source of the tragic in the implacable conflict between public sovereign power and insistent desires of the royal flesh, Racine...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... genre embroiled in emotion and trauma, it can speak to all sides wounded by conflict without moralizing. It is in the hero's direct encounter with and response to conflict and violence, what Raymond Williams calls “its experience, its comprehension, and its resolution,” that the essay locates tragedy's...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 119–139.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003 . Frye, Northrop. Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957 . Gellrich, Michelle. Tragedy and Theory: The Problem of Conflict Since Aristotle . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988 . Girard, René. Violence and the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., English dramatic works. This essay introduces Brandt and his intellectual milieu, demonstrating how and why he turned to Hamlet in an early investigation of revenge tragedy and political realism. From the dynamic plots to the histrionic style of performance, English drama offered Brandt a vision of...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 288–302.
Published: 01 September 2017
... tragedy within the Irish literary imagination. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Seamus Heaney Antigone gender justice Irish literature Works Cited Aiken Nevin T. “Learning to Live Together: Transitional Justice and Intergroup Reconciliation in Northern Ireland.” The...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2007) 59 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Age of Criticism: The Late Renaissance in Italy . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1962 . Heinsius, Daniel. De Tragoediae Constitutione: On Plot in Tragedy . 1611. Trans. Paul R. Sellin and John J. McManmon. Northridge, CA: San Fernando Valley Stage College, 1971 . Hitchcock, H. Wiley. Marc...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2003) 55 (2): 177–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... art. With Lacan’s Ethics of psychoanalysis the dramatic character of Antigone in Sophocles’ tragedy at a certain point in the play (L’Éthique 311; Ant. 795-96) temporarily presentiates the glowing beauty of this intriguing kind of balanced beautiful-sublime reflection.7 Antigone attracts our...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Terror. The remarkable richness of these texts is due in part to their participation in literary genres (tragedy, the ancient novel, martyrological poetry) in which questions of repre- sentation and spectacle, as well as truth and revelation, are paramount. These are texts Comparative...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... recent events in the War on Terror. The remarkable richness of these texts is due in part to their participation in literary genres (tragedy, the ancient novel, martyrological poetry) in which questions of repre- sentation and spectacle, as well as truth and revelation, are paramount. These are...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Ballengee is able to invest the ancient texts with more power to illuminate recent events in the War on Terror. The remarkable richness of these texts is due in part to their participation in literary genres (tragedy, the ancient novel, martyrological poetry) in which questions of repre- sentation...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2008) 60 (4): 331–354.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Poetry . Edinburgh: Scottish History Society, 1995 . ____. George Buchanan Tragedies . Ed. P. Sharratt and P.G. Walsh. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1983 . Calvin, Jean. The Institution of Christian Religion . London: Reinolde Wolfe and Richarde Harison, 1561 . Fol. 83; 4, 13, 1...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler gloomily and, as it turned out, modestly wondered about the possibility of saying anything new about a subject as endlessly chewed over as the ques- tion of the origin of tragedy. Gloomily...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... gloomily and, as it turned out, modestly wondered about the possibility of saying anything new about a subject as endlessly chewed over as the ques- tion of the origin of tragedy. Gloomily, because of all the puzzles left us by antiquity, tragedy remains one of the most stubborn and least likely ever...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- lection of essays on Athenian drama edited by himself and Froma Zeitlin (Princeton, 1990), John J. Winkler gloomily and, as it turned out, modestly wondered about the possibility of saying anything new about a subject as endlessly chewed over as the ques- tion of the origin of tragedy. Gloomily...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... over as the ques- tion of the origin of tragedy. Gloomily, because of all the puzzles left us by antiquity, tragedy remains one of the most stubborn and least likely ever to be solved. And mod- estly, because despite the odds, Winkler did go on to enrich our understanding of trag- edy...