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Comparative Literature (1 September 2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Frederick Luis Aldama The Mind and Its Stories: Narrative Universals and Human Emotion. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii, 302 p. Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanities. By Patrick Colm Hogan. New York: Routledge, 2003. 244 p...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the way, the afterword identifies important recent work in history, literary studies, art, and histories of science that indicates promising avenues in Oceanic Studies. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic Studies commons environmental art political ecology Works Cited...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... quality of the existing translations and that rests uncomfortably and problematically on thematic universals. This problem necessitates a critical examination of the fraught legacy of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Eurocentric critics who unthinkingly assigned universal value to their local parameters...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... meanings). Leibniz's project of a Characteristica universalis , a universal philosophical language, drew inspiration from the Chinese script—or rather, from what was known or fantasized about it by European scholars. In a time in which the quest for the monogenetic origin of languages gave way to the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Jeffrey J. Williams This essay focuses on the remediation of higher education in the U.S. In the period after World War II, higher education was cast as a remediation of social ills, particularly inequality. The period saw the opening of colleges and universities to unprecedented numbers of people...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
...SUSAN C. BRANTLY Although the most important critics of the Enlightenment remain Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, who claim in Dialektik der Aufklärung that the universalisms and instrumental reason of the Enlightenment evolved into the inhumanity of Auschwitz, their arguments have been...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 142–159.
Published: 01 March 2009
... problem of creating a post-Joycean literature of erudition. Likewise, although the drafts of Menard's Quixote are, like Joyce's novel, parasitic on an earlier text, they are, unlike Ulysses , parasitic directly on the “universal Form” of the earlier text rather than (in Menard's case) the actual novel...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the audience in the same transitional space that South Africa is itself experiencing. Spatially, Molora forestalls both the universalizing impulse of tragedy and the monumentalizing impulse of reconciliation. Temporally, it provides neither the firm tragic telos nor the temporal conflations implied by...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 June 2012
... letters is the result of a persistent quest for universality, a quest that demands defiance towards notions of literary nationalism associated with the periphery and cosmopolitan assignations of cultural inferiority. The essay endeavors to answer two seminal questions: How do Del Paso and Elizondo...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Dennis Duncan A recurring problem in much critical writing about the Oulipo is a tendency to homogenize the output of the group's writers in order to present a universal poetics of constrained writing. Oulipians rightly bristle at these attempts to oversimplify the group's history, and a useful...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 182–199.
Published: 01 June 2013
... universality through unrestrained individuation.” © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works cited Adorno Theodor W. Aesthetic Theory . Ed. and trans. Hullot-Kentor Robert . London : Continuum , 2004 . Print . ———. “Commitment.” Notes to Literature 2 : 76 – 94 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tomoko Masuzawa The Bible has been considered one of the Great Books of Western Literature, and “the Bible as Literature” is regularly found in the curriculum of English departments in American colleges and universities. An underlying assumption is that the Bible possesses great literary value and...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
... universal. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Abel Jonathan E. Redacted: The Archives of Censorship in Transwar Japan . Berkeley : U of California P , 2012 . Print . Kanson Arahata . “Dorei no bokokugo: Tokuda yōsei o megutte.” Arahata Kanson chosakushū . Vol...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the classical world's final gasp, as its supposedly timeless significance and power is used one last time in order to inaugurate its relegation to the category of the insignificant, the arbitrary, the personal, and merely local. This abdication of the Classics' claim to universality under the aegis of...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by means of the notion of interactive universalisms, which I borrow (and modify) from Seyla Benhabib. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 world-forming interactive universalisms indenture creolization coolitude Works Cited Alpers Edward A. The Indian Ocean in World History...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 312–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the technology of technologies, is imagined as a finite episode in human history and a superficial differentiation, whereas orality would reveal both a universal human endowment and a means of passage between the cultural and physical faces of our species identity. These examples bespeak a common...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... circulated, their different formats and means of production, all exemplify the mechanisms for the establishment of an International Republic of Letters. This led in turn to the gradual emergence of a World Canon created under the auspices of Enlightened Universalism, but also driven to a considerable extent...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... work on the hydromateriality of the seas from a post-human and planetary perspective. To these streams of scholarship, the article adds the notion of “hydrocolonialism.” The article ends with a summary of the contributions that make up the forum. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Oceanic...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to form what we call the sub-genre of “the boat narrative.” Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 boat narratives Vietnamese diaspora 1.5 generation writers postmemory recuperation Faithful to no race after the manner of the kindly earth . . . the ocean has no compassion...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... implications for new interpretations of copyright. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 colonial copyright port cities censorship southern Africa IN THE EARLY 1950s, the South African Customs and Excise Department issued a list of Prohibited and Restricted Imports and Exports ( Trade...