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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Jennifer Wise After Dionysus: A Theory of the Tragic. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/255 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., R.B. “Tragic Form and Feeling in the Iliad.” Journal of Hellenic Studies 102 ( 1982 ): 145 -60. Sadowski, Piotr. Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies . Newark: U of Delaware P, 2003 . Schofield, Malcolm. “Euboulia in the Iliad.” Classical Quarterly 36 ( 1986 ): 6...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chenxi Tang This essay investigates tragic theater from French classicism to German classicism in relation to the ritualized ceremonies and spectacles of the early modern state, which I summarily refer to as ceremonial theater. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the relationship...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Glenn A. Odom This article examines Yael Farber's Molora , an adaptation of The Oresteia , in the context of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a narrative form. I argue that, in performance, the play prevents the culmination of both reconciliation and the tragic form, leaving...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... tragic drama in terms of their contrastive nature.” However, to do so “something must be added” that the book he wrote failed to supply. The aim of this essay is twofold: to reconstruct what Benjamin might have said about French classical tragedy and to identify the mysterious addition. Why does the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mikhal Dekel This essay argues that in emotionally and politically fraught terrains tragic literature may offer an embodied, affective critique of the existing political order that is more effective than theoretical-didactic critiques. As a form that makes room for conflict, violence, and desire...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... refuse the burden of living out — of repeating — the existence of the one who came before. Seen from this vantage, Shakespeare (through his tragic hero) and Freud both offer existential meditations on the need to originate our own lives even as they concede that, at the place of the origin, our lives are...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
.../o communities. Significantly (and tragically), Letters ' Chicana protagonist, Teresa, envisions her recovery of a cohesive cultural identity as a return to a distant indigenous past (via traveling from the U.S. to Mexico) — which, I demonstrate, places Letters in conversation with Mexican...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
... political life not unlike the political realism of Tacitus and Machiavelli. While attending to the complexities and problems of establishing its provenance, the essay excavates the tragic vision of political life at work in Torquatus — a version of politics that struck Dutch audiences as prescient in its...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... realist text turns out to be oriented not to the problematics of civil society (contractarian) aggregation but rather, like tragic drama, to the coercive logics of the state? Put another way, what happens when a realist narrative, with all of its inherited civil-society paraphernalia (as an ostensible...
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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 June 2017) 69 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 June 2017
... chances for invention. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 sensation allegory symbol The Origin of the German Tragic Drama Georg Simmel Works Cited Alciato Andrea . Emblemata . Web. < www.emblems.arts.gla.ac.uk/alciato/ >. ———. Emblèmes . Trans. Aneau Barthelemy...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 119–139.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Tragic Drama . Trans. John Osborne. London: Verso, 1977 . Brooks, Peter. The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melodrama, and the Mode of Excess . New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995 . ____. Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative . Cambridge: Harvard University...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... justice. STEPHEN BELCHER AFTER DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
... justice. STEPHEN BELCHER AFTER DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
... fascinating book, but it does not do its rich source material full justice. STEPHEN BELCHER AFTER DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
... justice. STEPHEN BELCHER AFTER DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... justice. STEPHEN BELCHER AFTER DIONYSUS: A THEORY OF THE TRAGIC. By William Storm. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. 186 p. In introducing his contribution to Nothing to Do With Dionysus?, a groundbreaking col...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 2011
... most comprehensive look at how sacrificial patterns at work in tragedy find their way into theAeneid , and she also expands beyond that topic to examine other tragic motifs such as maenadism, funerary rituals, and heroic identity. Panoussi’s book, then, studies the Aeneid’s engagement with Greek...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on the topic). Panoussi’s recent contribution to this sub-genre of work on the Aeneid  is the most comprehensive look at how sacrificial patterns at work in tragedy find their way into theAeneid , and she also expands beyond that topic to examine other tragic motifs such as maenadism, funerary...