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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
... condamné précédé de Bug-Jargal . Paris: Éditions Gallimard, Collection Folio Classique, 1970 . Jackson, Robert Louis. “The Ethics of Vision I: Turgenev's `Execution of Tropmann' and Dostoevsky's View of the Matter” and “The Ethics of Vision II: The Tolstoyan Synthesis.” Dialogues with Dostoevsky...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 209–227.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: Emecé, 1989 . Botterill, Steven. “Mysticism and Meaning in Dante's Paradiso.” Dante for the New Millennium . Ed. Teodolinda Barolini and H. Wayne Storey. New York: Fordham University Press, 2003 . 143 -51. Chiarenza, Marguerite Mills. “The Imageless Vision and Dante's Paradiso.” Dante Studies...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 190–192.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Lina Steiner Realist Vision. By Peter Brooks. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. 242 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/177 BOOK REVIEWS ALLEGORESIS...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 23–53.
Published: 01 January 2004
... kompozitsii v proizvedeniiakh khudozhnikov-peredvizhnikov .” Vanslov and Rakova 193 -200. THE LAST SUPPER IN RUSSIAN DEBATES/23 INESSA MEDZHIBOVSKAYA On Moral Movement and Moral Vision: The Last Supper in Russian Debates...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... reigning critical discourses by focusing on an instance where Hughes mined his experience as a translator to offer an ethical, albeit pessimistic, vision of black internationalism infused with a Marxist outlook and conveyed through poetic innovations of hybrid ethno-linguistic origin. Specifically, I argue...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 46–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the transcendental vision implied by a developmental process of world-history, Tagore proposed that literary language generates a notion of time that is radically finite because it is aligned with the human failure to achieve divine transcendence. More specifically, his essays stage truly secular...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 155–180.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., English dramatic works. This essay introduces Brandt and his intellectual milieu, demonstrating how and why he turned to Hamlet in an early investigation of revenge tragedy and political realism. From the dynamic plots to the histrionic style of performance, English drama offered Brandt a vision of...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
... intertextual threads connecting these three works that suggest that they might profitably be read as an evolving discussion regarding the opposition of culture and nature, the limits of the scientific perspective, the workings of power, and the viability of utopian visions. All three novels critique the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
... especially, are a supplement (in the Derridean sense) to Meltzl's Eurocentric model. Martí's 1877 prospectus for a comparative American literature is more inclusive than Meltzl's Eurocentric model of “polyglottism,” and it offers a vision of global comparative literary and cultural studies that we ignore to...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 179–188.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., critical practices thus become part of the necessary imaginative actions of struggling peoples whose desires at their best appear in visions of a transformed collective world. A defense of literature becomes, then, a defense of criticism and an illustration of its value as a necessary profession...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Nathaniel Hawthorne's “romance” The Marble Faun and William Dean Howells's Venetian Life , an account of his time as U.S. consul in Venice. This comparison highlights the variety of ways in which Anglo-American literary figures engaged with contemporary Italian politics in their visions of Italy—from the...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 376–398.
Published: 01 September 2010
... non-Europe and associated with Walter Benjamin's dialectical image, the figure of the flâneur furnishes a comparative approach based on collision, encounter, and touch, rather than the mimetic, vision-based models of comparison that claim equivalence or commensurability. I detect a similar...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to the linguistic origins of Sacher-Masoch's favored fetish object, the fur-lined kazabaika . Sacher-Masoch's particular brand of fetishism, this essay argues, is a form of resistance to the procrustean bed of national identity in favor of an aestheticized and idealized vision of imperial...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 407–428.
Published: 01 December 2012
... ponders the endurance of human disaster. However, the ethics and aesthetics that emerge in Baudelaire's lyric could not be more inhospitable to Benjamin's messianism. And ultimately, this essay claims, to endorse Benjamin's vision of modernity is to refuse an alternative genealogy of modernity that could...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that, if there is to be a mode of ecocriticism whose critical sophistication might lead to a vision of meaningful remediation, it will need to maintain a vigilant wariness about elixirs whose promise to protect us from a brush with death actively serves to distract us from some fresh round of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 103–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... money-ridden bourgeois society. It shows, in À la recherche du temps perdu , how the Baron du Charlus's masochistic desires are thwarted by working classes too sentimental about their social superiors to imitate the model of the Russian revolution: aristocracy will endure in France. In the visions of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... risk of annihilation. The article concludes by considering how the imagery of “Lament over Belgrade” converges towards some of these four tropes of interlinguality in creating the poem's metalanguage. After exposure to the abysmal visions of the odd-numbered stanzas in his poem, in every even-numbered...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... visions of a communist future in which the very character of labor is transformed. In showing how Sand and Marx place the development and emancipation of sensuous life at the heart of their humanist projects, this discussion attends to the place of Sand's fiction in a wider history of ideas and argues for...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 312–331.
Published: 01 September 2016
... literature and theater. I contend that Pirandello's plays and his vision of stage acting provide an alternative model of subversive performance that challenges Benjamin's assumptions about both the medium-specificity of film's effects and the nature of the new celebrity culture. This alternative further...