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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Aedín Ní Loingsigh Semiologies of Travel: from Gautier to Baudrillard. By David Scott. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ix, 235 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 BOOK REVIEWS BIRTH...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... theory as it travels through spaces inhabited by different cultures, lan- guages, histories, genders, and sexualities. Ultimately, she is most interested in tracing what she calls the “spectral afterlife” (xv) of psychoanalytic concepts and in considering the role these concepts have played...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Maya Barzilai Following the 1988 translation of Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida into Hebrew, Ronit Matalon, an Israeli writer of Egyptian extraction, began interpolating Barthes into her writing, in part through unacknowledged quotations. This essay explores how Camera Lucida “traveled,” as a piece...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... sāl-i-āshnā’i: yādo n kā majmūʻah ( Months and Years of Friendship: Recollections ; 1979), arguing that Faiz’s text is distinct from earlier, Western travelers’ accounts in its articulation of the complexities of his subject position vis-à-vis the Soviet state. It does so by translating his experience...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... practices around the ghazal—including definitions of the genre that variously emphasize form versus theme—change according to the historical and geographical context of its circulation. However, by celebrating the ghazal’s travel as seemingly apolitical and/or ahistorical, the discourse of world poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Saba Mahmood Based on fourth-century Christological debates and the travels of an Egyptian monk, the Arabic novel Azazeel (2008) was accused by the Coptic Orthodox Church of defaming Christianity and fomenting Christian-Muslim sectarian strife in Egypt. The conflict over the novel was quickly...
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Comparative Literature (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 (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the perspective of a modern Hebrew poet and Orientalist scholar, Elhanan Yehuda Kron, who travels from Palestine to Berlin to pursue his research on the Islamic origins of Jewish mysticism. Through Kron 1 s experiences in Berlin in the 1930s, the novel calls attention to how the origin of modern secular Hebrew...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... no longer freely travelable, but crisscrossed by internal and international borders. This process is crucial in terms of the history of the novel because it undid the nexus of space, mobility, and narrative characteristic of the early-modern novel and forced the genre to invent plots that better aligned...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steven S. Lee In June 1932, Langston Hughes and twenty-one other African Americans traveled to Moscow to make a movie. Set in the contemporary U.S. South, Black and White was to have exposed Jim Crow to the world, but soon after Hughes and his companions arrived the project was cancelled — due...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 345–372.
Published: 01 September 2022
... cosmopolitanism that has reemerged in the past decades. Holberg was Scandinavia’s preeminent Enlightenment figure and is still beloved for his stage comedies. His only European success, Niels Klim’s Underground Travels (1741), argues for a cosmopolitanism situated in history, geography, and local culture...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 144–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... trajectory for understanding the emergence of European transnational prose modernism. In its conception, publication, and reception, A Madman's Defense straddles both national and linguistic borders; its plot involves travel trajectories that link Sweden with the continent, and Stockholm with Paris...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Verne and Eduardo Ladislao Holmberg. While both writers create images of travelers spreading modern bourgeois culture throughout the world and beyond, as might be expected, Verne's images differ significantly from Holmberg's. My claim here is that the particular geopolitical determinations that marked...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the nation and the flattening out of cultural difference by making difference a purely “formal” category. In contrast, difference for Pound becomes a mark of the cultural object's historicity. By preserving the specificity of his cultural objects and highlighting the historical routes by which they travel...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as case studies to elucidate the way in which Milosz's poetic changes as it travels westward and influences Heaney's volume The Haw Lantern (1987). Heaney's experiments with the parable form, and his corollary desire to bring the “aerated” language of abstractions into a poetry based on concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephan Besser; Yra van Dijk In 2012, two curiously similar novels appeared in the Netherlands and the United States: Dave Eggers's A Hologram for the King and Arnon Grunberg's The Man without Illness . Both feature Western male protagonists who travel to the Gulf region for business purposes...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Galeni De Placitis Hippocratis et Platonis, Corpus Medicorum Graecorum. V, 4, 1, 2 (3 vol). Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1978-84. Müri, Walter. Griechische Studien. Ed. E. Vischer. Basel: Friedrich Reinhardt, 1976. SEMIOLOGIES OF TRAVEL: FROM GAUTIER TO BAUDRILLARD. By David Scott. Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Galeni De Placitis Hippocratis et Platonis, Corpus Medicorum Graecorum. V, 4, 1, 2 (3 vol). Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1978-84. Müri, Walter. Griechische Studien. Ed. E. Vischer. Basel: Friedrich Reinhardt, 1976. SEMIOLOGIES OF TRAVEL: FROM GAUTIER TO BAUDRILLARD. By David Scott. Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... Galeni De Placitis Hippocratis et Platonis, Corpus Medicorum Graecorum. V, 4, 1, 2 (3 vol). Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1978-84. Müri, Walter. Griechische Studien. Ed. E. Vischer. Basel: Friedrich Reinhardt, 1976. SEMIOLOGIES OF TRAVEL: FROM GAUTIER TO BAUDRILLARD. By David Scott. Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and the Contemporary American Novel . London: Pluto Press, 1998 . ____. “Pure Shores: Travel, Consumption, and Alex Garland's The Beach.” Modern Fiction Studies 50 . 3 ( 2004 ): 551 -69. Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Critical Dimensions of Globalization . Public Worlds: Volume One. 1996...