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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
... across its surface. Ormuz weaves its meager plot around the attempt by a nebulous character by the name of Wax to swim across the Strait of Hormuz, the stretch of water separating Iran from the Arabian Peninsula (see fig. 1 ). This choke point connecting the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Oman...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1. Yokosuka, 2001. From the series “half awake and half asleep in the water.” © Asako Narahashi. More
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to consider when and how the valorization of nature might have differential yet tightly related geopolitical effects, under certain circumstances even serving as a screen for postcolonial violence and corporate-driven damage. The essay concludes with an analysis of Halon Habil's Oil on Water in order to argue...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 264–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Françoise Lionnet Abstract The continued strategic importance of the Indian Ocean has led to contests over the sovereignty and integrity of its islands and territorial waters. Francophone Mauritian writers have been vocal about a situation they have denounced as unacceptable. Their literary...
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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 (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Allan Poe Comte de Lautréamont race slavery symbolism Works Cited Bachelard Gaston . Lautréamont . Trans. Dupree Robert S. . Dallas : Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture , 1998 . Print . ———. Water and Dreams: An Essay on the Imagination of Matter . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Timothy R. Austin Poetry's Touch: On Lyric Address. By William Waters. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2003. xi, 180 p. University of Oregon 2005 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/352 BOOK REVIEWS LETHE: THE ART...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ADDRESS. By William Waters. Ithaca and London:Cornell Univer- sity Press, 2003. xi, 180 p. In this short but richly rewarding monograph, William Waters disputes the traditional view of the lyric as fundamentally “a monologic genre” (3), arguing that many lyric poems clearly invoke addressees...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 356–358.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... THOMAS R. HART University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/354 POETRY’S TOUCH: ON LYRIC ADDRESS. By William Waters. Ithaca and London:Cornell Univer- sity Press, 2003. xi, 180 p. In this short but richly rewarding monograph, William Waters disputes the traditional view of the lyric...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 2005
... ADDRESS. By William Waters. Ithaca and London:Cornell Univer- sity Press, 2003. xi, 180 p. In this short but richly rewarding monograph, William Waters disputes the traditional view of the lyric as fundamentally “a monologic genre” (3), arguing that many lyric poems clearly invoke addressees...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... THOMAS R. HART University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/354 POETRY’S TOUCH: ON LYRIC ADDRESS. By William Waters. Ithaca and London:Cornell Univer- sity Press, 2003. xi, 180 p. In this short but richly rewarding monograph, William Waters disputes the traditional view of the lyric...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 150–165.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 ocean studies zoopoetics texture Marianne Moore Jeff Wall Land lies in water; it is shadowed green. Shadows, or are they shallows, at its edges showing the line of long sea-weeded ledges where weeds hang to the simple blue from green. Or does...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 1. Yokosuka, 2001. From the series “half awake and half asleep in the water.” © Asako Narahashi. ...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of Zen . New York : Vintage Books , 1989 . Print . MARCO ALEXANDRE DE OLIVEIRA Bashō in Brazil, or Zen and the Art of Concrete Poetry old pond– a frog jumps in,       water’s sound...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 421–441.
Published: 01 December 2021
... do the spikenards bloom? For whom do the walls turn white? The doors are closed, The balcony and the windows. From the street you can hear The rumor of fountains and waters. The convivencia of genres in the collection reinforces the connection of the Spanish casida...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . 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...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 145–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Judith was rendering into rhythmic prose around the same time. In 1846 Gautier published a Chinese novella, Le pavillion sur l’eau (Pavilion on the Water), based on three tales (“L’Ombre dans l’eau,” “Trois étages consacrés,” and “Deux cousines”) from Contes chinois (1827), a collection of Chinese...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to “channels” in Incan stonemasonry, where the geometric presence speaks of a particular “unity” articulated by water cults.11 The form of the furrow is, moreover, the spiral form Vicuña refers to as the “ear,” a sense of “unity” inaugurated by flowing and receiving. The movement of water is a metaphor...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as an “agent of globalization.” 3 Isookanga self-identifies with this word throughout the novel, especially when he first encounters Zhang Xia. In response to how Zhang Xia sells plastic bags of water on the street, Isookanga says, “Écoute, je suis un mondialiste, comme toi. J’ai goûté à ton eau. Je...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
... , “the Náhuatl word for an in-between state, that uncertain terrain one crosses when moving from one place to another” ( The Gloria Anzaldúa Reader 180 ). In her essay “Border Arte,” Anzaldúa likens nepantla to a cenote, an underground water reservoir (180). She further explains the metaphor in “Speaking...
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