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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Michael Lucey Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
...IHOR JUNYK This essay considers Rainer Maria Rilke's use of classicism as a response to the uncanny and fragmenting industrial city. While the twentieth-century revival of classicism has typically been seen as part of the reactionary “call to order,” I argue that Rilke's work represents a radically...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... between Orientalist and postcolonial approaches to the elevation of cultural difference. Tagore's Babu English refers to his uncanny English translations, which are neither fully assimilated to the target language nor assertively foreignized. Their partial domestication shows up the exoticism desired by...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Modernes 9 . 128 ( 1971 ): 3 -80. Champfleury. “L'Homme aux figures de cire.” Les Excentriques . Paris: Michel Lévy, 1857 . 298 -321. Cixous, Hélène. “Fiction and Its Phantoms: A Reading of Freud's Das Unheimliche (The `uncanny').” New Literary History 7 . 3 ( 1976 ): 525 -48. Clark...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... AESTHETICS IN EUROPEAN MODERNIST LITERATURE: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE UNCANNY. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. Part of the epigraph to David Ellison’s book, taken from Kafka, reads “In reality one can only achieve an aesthetic enjoyment of life as a result...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... AESTHETICS IN EUROPEAN MODERNIST LITERATURE: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE UNCANNY. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. Part of the epigraph to David Ellison’s book, taken from Kafka, reads “In reality one can only achieve an aesthetic enjoyment of life as a result...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2003
... AESTHETICS IN EUROPEAN MODERNIST LITERATURE: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE UNCANNY. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. Part of the epigraph to David Ellison’s book, taken from Kafka, reads “In reality one can only achieve an aesthetic enjoyment of life as a result...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 January 2003
... AESTHETICS IN EUROPEAN MODERNIST LITERATURE: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE UNCANNY. By David Ellison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiv, 290 p. Part of the epigraph to David Ellison’s book, taken from Kafka, reads “In reality one can only achieve an aesthetic enjoyment of life as a result...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... making our home unheimlich or uncanny” (Death 74) in her effort to map the terms of a productive engage- ment between Area/Ethnic Studies and Comparative Literature. And lastly, consider in relation to Death of a Discipline the various positive references to post- colonial studies not only in the...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., the time of abjection consists of “oblivion and thunder” (9). Related to the uncanny but “more violent” (5), abjection bears on Season’ s preoccupation with self and other, north and south, and the borders between them, for it is caused by all that disturbs systems and transgresses boundaries: “the...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 252–271.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives. Freud Sigmund . “ The Uncanny, ” translated by Strachey Alix . web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/freud1.pdf (accessed April 4 , 2019 ). Grey Robert D. Committee for Free Asia Hong Kong. Office Memo to the President. Committee for Free Asia...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... extended personifi cation of the promise and failure of translation. De Staël and Derrida share the uncanny experience of the inaudible accent that marks their work with a difference and renders them particularly sensitive to the politics of translation. In The Monolingualism of the Other, Derrida...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Literature as Uncanny Causality . New York and London: Methuen, 1987 . Gertel, Zunilda. “Paradojas de la identidad y la memoria de `El acercamiento a Almotásim' a `La Memoria de Shakespeare.'” El siglo de Borges . 2 vols. Ed. Alfonso de Toro and Susanna Regazzoni. Madrid: Iberoamericana, 1999 . 85...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... (Wellbery 192-94). Likewise, if Rilke’s New Poems brim with classical relics, most notably a marble torso whose inner life makes itself felt as the uncanny ability to return the beholder’s gaze, his carousel, by contrast, is blind. An afterimage of Baroque spectacle as well as a proto- cinematic machine...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 272–275.
Published: 01 September 2020
... she had no peace! Still, many agreed that she had given all to her children. The joy of being a mother was the joy of giving all to your children, they said. (224) An uncanny resemblance to the lonely death of Douloti in Mahasweta Devi’s “Douloti the Bountiful,” whose corpse—spread-eagled over...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Schritten” are not easily accommodated within such a sys- w. g. sebald & hermann broch / 165 tem. Because the narrator has no part in Austerlitz’s rediscovery of his forgotten history, the uncanny coincidences that repeatedly bring the two together must be of...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Theo recognizes his uncanny sense of recognition as a function of a wound. “My love for Pippa,” he reflects, “was muddied-up below the waterline with my mother, with my mother’s death. . . . All that blind, infantile hunger to . . . repeat the past and make it different, had somehow attached itself...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 January 2009
...). Austerlitz’s experiences of solitude and journeying as symbolized by photo- graphs of railroad stations (ll, 290–91) bear an uncanny resemblance to the post- cards of railroads and tracks in barren landscapes that Wittgenstein sent from Norway and which are included in Monk’s biography (photos 16–18, 238...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 159–179.
Published: 01 June 2020
... uncanny image of other and more recent assessments of it as a trope of provisional and contingent worldviews. 1 For recent readers of analogy, what is significant is its capacity to bring together dissimilar things without forcing identity, and to establish relations that preserve difference within...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... locations whose inter- twined histories of empire and slavery converge in Coppola’s uncanny encounter. Coppola’s carefully framed images of the estate further reinforce this sense of the uncanny — that is, of the familiar and comforting suddenly returned as morbid and horrifying. The scene lingers...