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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 193–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
... . Bottéro, Jean. L'Epopée de Gilgamesh: Le grand homme qui ne voulait pas mourir. Paris: Gallimard, 1992 . Butler, Sally A. Mesopotamian Conceptions of Dreams and Dream Rituals. Munich: Ugarit-Verlag, 1992 . Butterworth, E.A.S. The Tree at the Navel of the Earth. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1970...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
...). In doing so, they become co-partners, even “co-sufferers” or mourners, in the feelings of natural phenomena. The elegy for the trees in Statius, Boccaccio, and Chaucer provides a pointed example of how the intertwining of thinking and feeling that poetry makes possible allows the authors to enter...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the New World’s botanic world of such healing herbs and plants as the guaiacum tree, which, as Fracastoro laments, cannot successfully be transplanted to Europe: Salve magna Deum manibus sata semine sacro, Pulchra comis, spectata novis virtutibus arbos...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
... . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 1979 . Derrida Jacques . On Touching—Jean-Luc Nancy , translated by Irizarry Christine . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2005 . Dunn David . The Sound of Light in Trees (compact disc). Santa Fe, NM : Earth/Ear/Ecology...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... socio-historical project that radically and devastatingly alters the commu- nal ecology. Its concluding sequence describes with a rhetoric bristling with bib- lical apocalypse the destruction of a sacred tree as willed self-immolation: “and i beheld the cotton tree / guardian of graves rise upward...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 142–160.
Published: 01 June 2011
...” phenom- ena that exist on their own (a tree, a rock, a mountain), ta poioumena  designates those items made or fashioned by human hand, whether a poem about a forest or a house constructed from that forest’s lumber. The concepts ta chrêmata (“useful things”) and ta pragmata (“practical things...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Moretti, Franco. Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900 . London and New York: Verso, 1999 . ____. “Conjectures on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 ( January /February 2000 ): 54 -68. ____. Graphs, Maps, Trees. Absract Models for a Literary History . London and New York: Verso, 2005...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... a hybrid tree (Monardes 228). Thus, Valle y Caviedes manages to convert even dietary staples into sexual and caste currency in this particular caste project. The title phrase “vistiéndose de negro” (either “wearing black” or “dressing like a black man”) is linked to Florián’s forging of...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2001
... after as we all know THE MYTH OF MARSYAS IN OVID & HERBERT/161 se˛dziowie the judges przyznali zwycie˛stwo bogu granted victory to the god mocno przywia˛zany do drzewa tightly fastened to the tree...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Martinique, especially Glissant and Chamoiseau. In her novel La Vie Scélérate (Tree of Life) she creates a family saga closely based on the history of her own family but invents a patriarch who spends several years working on the Panama Canal and lives for some time in a racist San Francisco before...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 2014
... convenient alternative in the critique of West- ern metaphysics. Bachner also analyzes Chinese-language films such asHero (Zhang Yimou) and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee) and the works of Chinese body artists such as Zhang Huan (“Family Tree Qiu Zhijie, and Song Dong. “Iconographies...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... matters . In the example above, O’Hara’s speaker is a fallen Orpheus, that poet whose lyric incantations could famously, to quote Robert von Hallberg, “charm leaves off trees” ( 2 ). In this instance, the leaf has already fallen; abscission trumps apostrophe in America. The speaker playfully acknowledges...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... amongst the trees and in the nest she has three eggs. And in each egg — Hush, don’t disturb!— There lies asleep a baby chick. I can still remember...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... including compositions from the two previous centu- ries. Both subject matter and versification customarily correspond to those of Táng dynasty Chinese poetry. A poem by Miyako Yoshika (837-79) evokes the 6 On the “tree cricket” or cicada as an archetype of timelessness see Reckert and Centeno 17-43...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
...) How I lashed out, pronouncing words only the animals and birds, only the woods and trees know, while human speech I always tried to keep from using, set aside, on pages best and noblest. In these lines, the speaker describes the native language of world (words the animals, birds, and trees...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-organized structure of great stores, great avenues, trees, and lakes—all in the name of efficiency and social control.1 A passage from Théophile Gautier’s preface to Edouard Fournier’s Paris Démoli is likely representative of the overwhelming sense of loss and dislocation felt by many Parisians at mid...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Baecker Dirk . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1995 . Print . Michel Jean-Baptiste Aiden Erez Liberman . “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books.” Science 331 . 6014 ( 2011 ): 176 – 82 . Print . Moretti Franco . Maps, Graphs, Trees: Abstract...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 29–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... function of trees in Macbeth is not going to do much to save the trees of the Pacific Northwest from the pine beetle, whose populations in recent years have exploded due to warmer winters. Positing proposals about the role and func- tion of animals in Tristram Shandy is unlikely to stop people from...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 430–448.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to Aeneas. Although less insistently than in Ahl’s translation, the initial stresses on “Hidden” and “Plucked,” along with the compound “golden-fledged,” anchor this passage in a dactylic rhythm: Hidden in the thick of a tree is a bough made of gold 14.6 And its...