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Comparative Literature (1 January 2003) 55 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Bernard. The Early H.G. Wells . Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1961 . Bölsche, Wilhelm. Vom Bazillus zum Affenmenschen . Leipzig: Diederichs, 1900 . Chesney, George Tomkyns. “The Battle of Dorking: Reminiscences of a Volunteer.” The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871-1914: Fictions of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... attention has been given to its literary sources and to Némirovsky’s creative process. This article fills this gap by presenting an analysis of the relation between Suite française and Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace . It will also show the “creative influence” of the Russian master on Némirovsky, addressing...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with the role of messenger writer. This in turn contributes to a more thorough historicization of the texts and the concerns of iconic leftist writers in the Cold War. University of Oregon 2010 Benjamin, Walter. “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Illuminations . Trans. Harry Zohn. Ed. Hannah...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 330–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Warren Ginsberg The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War . By Butterfield Ardis . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xxx, 444 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS THE ORIGINS OF AESTHETIC THOUGHT IN ANCIENT GREECE: MATTER...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jan Lensen This essay examines contemporary rewritings of World War II memory narratives. Drawing on the examples of Flughunde (1995) by German author Marcel Beyer and Marcel (1999) by Flemish author Erwin Mortier, I analyze the ways in which both authors address the complex processes of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . Beltrán Félix Geney . “Ceder.” Letras Libres July 2011 : 85 – 86 . Print . Biron Rebecca E. “It's a Living: Hit Men in the Mexican Narco War.” PMLA 127 . 4 ( 2012 ): 820 – 34 . Print . Bolaño Roberto . 2666 . Trans. Wimmer Natasha . New York : Farrar...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2004) 56 (3): 262–266.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Seth Lerer Fiction and Incarnation: Rhetoric, Theology, and Literature in the Middle Ages. By Alexandre Leupin. Translated by David Laatsch. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. xxiv, 256 p. The Performance of Self: Ritual, Clothing, and Identity During the Hundred Years War. By Susan...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2004) 56 (4): 347–361.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Press, 1995 . Niditch, Susan. War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence . New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993 . Paley, F.A., ed. Euripides, with an English commentary . Vol. 1 . London: Whittaker & Co., George Bell, 1872 . Pindar. Pindari Carmina cum...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2008) 60 (3): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ursula Tidd Crises of Memory and the Second World War. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2006. x, 286 p. University of Oregon 2008 BOOK REVIEWS SURPRISED IN TRANSLATION. By Mary Ann Caws. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 145 p. In...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ideologies in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 African concept of time Chimurenga Ujamaa war novel Zimbabwean literature Works Cited Adejunmobi Moradewun . “Routes: Language and the Identity of African Literature.” Journal of Modern African Studies 37 . 4 ( 1999...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that such a conception circles around the secret and more sinister global scene at work in Bolaño's texts, understood as the figure of global war, traced from his mourning of the ideals of modernity (the fall of the Spanish Second Republic, the Nazis, the overthrow of Chile's Salvador Allende) to...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... People's Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony . New York : Fordham , 2014 . Print . Djian Jean-Michel . Ahmadou Kourouma . Paris : Seuil , 2010 . Print . Dongala Emmanuel . Johnny Mad Dog . Trans. Ascher Marie Louise . New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sunny Xiang This essay tracks the discourse of “Oriental writing” in Ha Jin’s fictional Korean War memoir War Trash and the autobiography of Wang Tsun-ming, an actual Korean War POW. “Oriental writing” designates a racialized ambiguity between a self-present subject and an automatized mechanism...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 366–382.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Antony Rowland This article examines the categories of victim and perpetrator testimony in relation to the writing contained in the Salamander Oasis Trust archive in the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. In Dimensions of the Holocaust , Elie Wiesel famously commented that the Holocaust produced the...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
...”]. All three writers use the train to represent a common experience in pre-World War I Eastern Europe. However, Agnon, who published his story decades later, assumed that his audience would be unfamiliar with this experience and even with the language of his protagonists. This distance both in time and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... had to find a new voice and a more mature literary persona. However, “maturity,” which for the ancients was synonymous with political freedom, presented a considerable problem for the generation whose early youth coincided with the Napoleonic wars and the romantic revolution in poetry, but whose...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...CHRISTOPHER WINKS Building on Ngugi wa Thiong'o's concept of moving the cultural center away from Europe towards a multiplicity of creative centers and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's call for a revitalized comparative literature that would avail itself of the insights of a post-Cold War area studies...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Jeffrey S. Librett This essay provides a new interpretation of the major methodological movements in literary scholarship since World War II, especially in the United States. The overarching claim is that these movements comprise displaced repetitions of moments in the early modern mourning for...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
...A. Sean Pue Modernist Urdu poet N.M. Rashed's Iran men ajnabi ( A Stranger in Iran , 1957), published ten years after the partition of British India, describes the experiences of an Indian Muslim soldier in the British Indian Army occupying Iran during World War II. Rashed's narrator searches in...
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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...