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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 418–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... other kinds of containment in “A Game of Chess” from The Waste Land , resolving some of the section’s enduring ambiguity concerning images of vacuity and the disembodied voice. Ultimately, this article contributes to debates in lyric studies, arguing for a reappraisal of the nightingale in comparative...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Based on a reading of the fiction of the Canadian-Caribbean author Austin Clarke, the essay offers a symbolic mapping of urban translocalities as organisms that expel the immigrant as waste. AMARYLL CHANADY The Trans-American Outcast and Figurations of Displacement...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... romance and modernist narrative, the theories of Benjamin, Adorno, and Lacan lead to the conclusion that the “stalled” or failed quest is a defining characteristic of the modernist lit- erary aesthetic. This thesis is pursued in readings of James’s The Golden Bowl, Eliot’s The Waste Land, Kafka’s Das...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Print . DeLoughrey Elizabeth . “Heavy Waters: Waste and Atlantic Modernity.” PMLA 125 . 3 ( 2010 ): 703 – 12 . Print . Doyle Laura . “Inter-Imperiality: Dialectics in a Postcolonial World History.” Interventions 16 . 2 ( 2014 ): 159 – 96 . Print . Gilroy Paul...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
...,” published in Transition , and its repurposing of fragments from The Waste Land and Ezra Pound’s Canto VIII. Works Cited Balázs Eszter , “ MA and the Rupture of the Avant-Garde 1918–18: Reconstructing Aesthetic and Political Conflicts in Hungary and the Role of Periodical Culture...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the cycle of seasons. Ullyot compares this to a moment in the Grail legend when the curse of the Waste Land is lifted and the earth returns to flourishing life. But Molloy’s escape from his own being, however liberating, may not be the “redemptive moment” Ullyot claims since, in Molloy’s own...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...” zhi Feng: T.S. Ailuete zai Zhongguo (The Winds of “The Waste Land”: T.S. Eliot in China) . Peking UP , 2004 . Durant Alan MacCabe Colin . “ Compacted Doctrines: Empson and the Meaning of Words .” William Empson: The Critical Achievement , edited by Norris Christopher Mapp Nigel...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 150–168.
Published: 01 June 2012
... other, the inextinguishable appeal, the unquenchable thirst for the gift. — Jacques Derrida 137 S THE PROTAGONIST of The Waste Land surveys the crowd flowing over A London Bridge and “up the hill and down King...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., the narrative “I” of Chu’s novel does not belong to anybody. Far from being a vehicle in which Chu can “express herself,” it is an echo chamber inviting Hu Lancheng, Barthes, and many others to indulge in an anonymous and promis- cuous play of signifiers. It is the Waste Land where the dead men...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the devastatingly wasteful U.S. adventurism in the 1960s and 1970s were beginning to become visible. The U.S. trade imbalance was looming larger every year, and Japan was, as it still is, accumulating a huge trade surplus. In order to curb Japanese exports to the United States, the U.S. formed...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2019
... into previously unvisited social and psychological territories. The date also serves as a convenient marker—the way 1922, the year of The Waste Land and Ulysses , does for the ascendancy of modernism—of a growing and influential distinction between two kinds of mimesis, one “showing reality . . . in...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 140–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... merely waste. However, these poets see in ruins the emblems of the city’s historical process, and in their poems they intend to rescue the remains of the past from the bulldozers of the future. Baudelaire’s work, with its powerful review of the failures of urban progress, ex- presses the melancholy...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 202 favorable appraisal of The Waste Land  all verses written in languages other than English: “We could dispense with the French, Italian, Latin, and Hindu phrases —​ they are irritating. But when our reservations have all been made, we accept The Waste Land  as one of the...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 143–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., 1993 . Eliot, T.S. The Waste Land and Other Poems . San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988 . Gunning, Tom. “An Aesthetics of Astonishment: Early Film and the (In)credulous Spectator.” Art and Text 34 ( 1989 ): 31 -45. Horkheimer, Max and Theodor Adorno. Dialektik der Aufklärung...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Although this collective hope was shared by miners in England, laundresses in France, and machinists in the Germanies and Poland, it registered most deeply in the former people’s republics that the new world order has since pronounced obsolete. Yet wasting pockets of this so-called “second world” have...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 125 . 3 ( 2010 ): 670 – 77 . Print . Cohen Margaret . “Literary Studies on the Terraqueous Globe.” PMLA 125 . 3 ( 2010 ): 657 – 62 . Print . Crochet Coral Reef . Web. < http://crochetcoralreef.org/ ; and Roosth>. DeLoughrey Elizabeth . “Heavy Waters: Waste and...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., matsav ruah , that grips him in an inn when the innkeeper fattens him up with a nightingale pie. Of this he writes to Dina, his beloved in Russia: On the yellow sand beside the sea of Rome. A dismal venom-filled filament is drawn from the distances driving through the great waste. Ah, it was divined in...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., how, then, did Baudelaire’s poetry manage to regis- ter and preserve the radical poverty and wasting away of experience that consti- tute our modernity? Benjamin’s answer to this riddle is as well-known as it is inad- equately understood: Baudelaire’s poetry does this by means of allegory. But...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 107–113.
Published: 01 June 2020
... an invisible line that human activity must not pass, such figuration reiterates the logic of enclosure whereby previously used wastes and woodlands are externalized as unmarked “nature” in order to insist on their disposability to capitalist inscription and exchange. “Passing Impasse” seeks to thread...