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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... national culture while also participating in a broader ethical dialogue about victimhood and oppression. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Lea Goldberg Edgar Allan Poe Hebrew gothic temporality sanctuary victimhood Works Cited Abramson Glenda . Drama and Ideology in Modern...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 288–302.
Published: 01 September 2017
... sidelined within mainstream debates about the legacy of the Troubles. Drawing on the work of Judith Butler and Bonnie Honig, this essay reads Heaney's play within a series of critical debates about representations of female victimhood, the role of women in transitional justice, and the ongoing importance of...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... at once undermined by her own decisions. This tension between liberation and victimhood is never entirely resolved. (161–62) 10 See, for example, Álvarez’s How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), Kincaid’s Lucy (1990), and Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), three more...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Christian iconography and the fact that the Hungarian poet vacillated between victimhood and complicity during the war. However, Pil- inszky’s ruminations about trauma and memory struck a particular chord with the Yorkshire poet.1 Susan Bassnett, among others, has commented briefly on the affinity...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 March 2000
...]. Kokubungaku: Kaishaku to kanshō 35 . 10 ( 1970 ): 21 -22. Orr, James J. “The Victim as Hero in Postwar Japan: The Rise of a Mythology of War Victimhood.” Diss. Stanford University, 1995 . Ōoka Shōhei. Ōoka Shōhei shū [Ōoka Shōhei: An anthology] . Tokyo: Iwanami shoten, 1982 -1984. 18...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... vocabulary of victimhood. 14 Even on the most public occasion on which Fidel Castro himself, like el Gharani and al-Rubaish, drew a comparison between detainees at the base and the Cuban people, he did so in terms that carefully avoided naming the latter as having been successfully “overcome.” Castro’s...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the world hates us for that. It’s a reactionary position in the form of a search for the [original] Jewish place. People say: ‘my grandfather was a rabbi. And I hear it and fear that this will only be abused for the same illnesses: violence, hatred, oppression, and a sense of victimhood. I am...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
... shift from viewing the sati as victim, to viewing her as active bearer of a particular, context-specific, subjectivity. This allows criticism to avoid situations where, in her words, “‘victim’ and ‘agent’ are adopted as exclusive and excluding labels for the female subject,” or where “victimhood is...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2011
... vulnerability and victimhood. While the narrator offers the word “violenter/ violentée” as feminizing in the case of Hyacinthe and as more broadly dehuman- izing in the case of Salvat, the choice of the noun “bête” for the latter purpose ensures a visually striking feminine agreement of the adjective all...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 160–180.
Published: 01 June 2017
... exists in a perpetual state of potential victimhood, a theme that dominates the narrator’s encounters with the God of Love and Alceste in the Prologue and the relationships between men and women in the individual legends. Indeed, in David Wallace’s words, “The Legend suggests that Chaucer was...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 June 2011