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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 394–414.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Aileen Forbes In their disparate dramatizations of the legend of the sixteenth-century Cenci family, Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and avant-garde dramatist Antonin Artaud simulate the transmission of a trauma. With reference to trauma theorists Ruth Leys and Cathy Caruth, among others...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Yuri Corrigan Abstract This essay explores Donna Tartt’s adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novels The Adolescent , The Idiot , and The Brothers Karamazov in The Goldfinch as a guide to understanding Dostoevsky’s unorthodox and theologically inflected theory of trauma. The essay argues that both...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and the restrictive language of the caste system. By constructing a racialized, “culturally dualistic” America, Wankhade's Marathi essays sought in African American narratives a way of describing the historical trauma, alienated labor, and “double consciousness” of Black life that could resonate with Dalit...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Antony Rowland János Pilinszky's ruminations about trauma and memory struck a particular chord with Ted Hughes. At the same time as the Yorkshire poet was working on translations of Pilinszky's poetry with János Csokits in the early 1970s, he was writing two of his own collections that contain...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
...; and as a 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 (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of an imagined metalanguage and, on the other hand, reflect the human trauma of exile. University of Oregon 2010 Aiken, Conrad. “An Anatomy of Melancholy.” T.S. Eliot: The Man and His Work . Ed. Allen Tate. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971 . 196 –204. Ascher, Maria Louise. “The Exile as Autobiographer...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... stead, for the first time in Vietnamese diasporic writing, the trauma of the refugee boat journey. Breaking the silence of parents wont to forget, in short fiction they narrativize shared accounts of flight by sea that have until this time remained the domain of autobiography and memoir. Through...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-provoking comparative study investigates the influence of particular ideas of culture, history, and narratology on a variety of post-1945 narratives, from U.S. fiction to trauma, nuclear, and Holocaust studies. The author finds that all operate under the assumption of a correlation between language...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-provoking comparative study investigates the influence of particular ideas of culture, history, and narratology on a variety of post-1945 narratives, from U.S. fiction to trauma, nuclear, and Holocaust studies. The author finds that all operate under the assumption of a correlation between language...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-provoking comparative study investigates the influence of particular ideas of culture, history, and narratology on a variety of post-1945 narratives, from U.S. fiction to trauma, nuclear, and Holocaust studies. The author finds that all operate under the assumption of a correlation between language...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-provoking comparative study investigates the influence of particular ideas of culture, history, and narratology on a variety of post-1945 narratives, from U.S. fiction to trauma, nuclear, and Holocaust studies. The author finds that all operate under the assumption of a correlation between language...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Jeanne . “Whose Memory? Whose Justice? Personal and Political Trauma in Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden.” Performance Research 16 . 1 ( 2011 ): 31 – 42 . Print . Weschler Lawrence . A Miracle, A Universe: Settling Accounts with Torturers . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 1990...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
... by stubborn silence, what W.G. Sebald calls “an almost per- fectly functioning mechanism of repression” (12), or by responses with an overt personal infliction. Narratives from the victim’s perspective, for instance, strive for public recognition of the moral significance of their experience of trauma...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 June 2008
... . Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. R. Clifton Spargo. Vigilant Memory: Emmanuel Levinas, the Holocaust, and Unjust Death . Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Stevan Weine. Testimony after Catastrophe: Narrating the Traumas of Political Violence . Evanston...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 320–337.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Caruth, Cathy. Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 . Celan, Paul. “Todesfugue.” Paul Celan: Poems . Trans. Michael Hamburger. Manchester: Carcanet New Press Ltd., 1980 . De Cortanze, Gérard. Le Madrid de Jorge Semprun . Saint...