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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Thangam Ravindranathan Abstract This essay considers the unworldly setting of Jean Rolin’s novel Ormuz (2013), composed around the attempt by a shadowy character named Wax to swim across the Strait of Hormuz. This twenty-one-nautical-mile-wide stretch of sea separating Iran from the Arabian...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 291–320.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the Execution of Louis XVI at Madame Tussaud's: Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's `Les Phantasmes de M. Redoux.'” Symposium 49 . 3 ( 1995 ): 190 -202. ____. “Waxing Eloquent: Wax Figures in Literature and Cinema from 1840-1935.” Diss. Brown University, 1995 . Brewer, Wilmon. “The Cerestae...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by the use of reusable wax tablets on which notes or the fi rst draft of a text were inscribed for later transcription onto parchment by a scribe. Wax tablets reappear in Chartier’s second chapter, which begins by considering whether the librillo de memoria that Don Quixote discovers in the Sierra...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
...). Medieval writers were aided in the process of composition by the use of reusable wax tablets on which notes or the fi rst draft of a text were inscribed for later transcription onto parchment by a scribe. Wax tablets reappear in Chartier’s second chapter, which begins by considering whether...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by the use of reusable wax tablets on which notes or the fi rst draft of a text were inscribed for later transcription onto parchment by a scribe. Wax tablets reappear in Chartier’s second chapter, which begins by considering whether the librillo de memoria that Don Quixote discovers in the Sierra...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... by the use of reusable wax tablets on which notes or the fi rst draft of a text were inscribed for later transcription onto parchment by a scribe. Wax tablets reappear in Chartier’s second chapter, which begins by considering whether the librillo de memoria that Don Quixote discovers in the Sierra...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of lovers,” but, to cite Auden, a “commingling of strangers.” With Thangam Ravindranathan, we move from the seaside cliff to the maritime strait, and from geopoetics to petrocriticism. Ravindranathan investigates Jean Rolin’s Ormuz , a 2013 novel about a shadowy character named Wax who attempts...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2016
... melisphylla et cerinthae ignobile gramen, tinnitusque cie et Matris quate cymbala circum. (Virgil 4: 55–64; my emphasis) Glad with some strange joy, they [the bees] cherish nest and nestlings; hence they deftly mould fresh wax and fashion the gluey honey...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2000
... . WINTER 2000 Volume 52, NumberON THE SUBLIME/1 1 MATS MALM On the Technique of the Sublime HE SUBLIME IS CLEARLY an inexhaustible source of discussion, although Tthe intensity of interest in the topic may wax and wane. Lately...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in science” (p. 1). In direct retort to anti-theoretical attacks launched to provoke the “science wars” that waxed as the “culture wars” of the l990s waned, the contributors to Inscribing Science demonstrate the empirical as well as critical purchase of postmodern discourses on the concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (1): 90–96.
Published: 01 January 2000
... in science” (p. 1). In direct retort to anti-theoretical attacks launched to provoke the “science wars” that waxed as the “culture wars” of the l990s waned, the contributors to Inscribing Science demonstrate the empirical as well as critical purchase of postmodern discourses on the concrete...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 438–447.
Published: 01 December 2011
... creation of printing comes down to us through devo- tional images impressed on paper in the Central Asian merchant towns that were China’s outlet to the rest of the world; within a few years of Edison’s patent- ing of the phonograph, wax records were being made of Zuñi songs and Pacific Northwest...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Records, 1969–75. RG 389. National Archives, College Park, MD. Tovy, Tal. “Manifest Destiny in POW Camps: The U.S. Army Reeducation Program during the Korean War.” Historian, vol. 73, no. 3, 2011, pp. 503. Trinh, T. Minh-ha. When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 96–106.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., and ends up founding the monastery of Sant Martí, the warrior saint, atop the moun- tain of Canigó. The story of the poem is thus one of struggle. On the one hand, we read of the struggle between Christian Catalans and the Moors. Verdaguer, for the war scenes, waxes belligerent and blessedly...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
...). For an account of Halbwachs’s later reception, see Huyssen and Nora. SECOND WORLD, SECOND SEX/219 the renowned Marxist author of Ways of Seeing (1972), waxes nostalgic about agricultural and industrial labor in France, Kaplan, the ex-Maoist who collabo- rated...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the transformation of the workforce into the “deracinated, anonymized, zombified face of late capitalist global labor.” In turn, she argues, the literary characters that people such “hollowed out” seascapes can only be “subject effects,” as it is the case with Rolin’s elusive protagonist, Wax, who endeavors to cross...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (3): i–xxiv.
Published: 01 June 2001
... giver. See; not a hair is, not an eyelash, not the least lash lost; every hair Is, hair of the head, numbered. Nay, what we had lighthanded left in surly the mere mould Will have waked and have waxed and have walked with the wind what while we slept...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2002
... as containing a pelican, a remora, a lanhado from Africa, a goose which has grown in Scotland on a tree, a flying squirrel, another squirrel like a fish, all kinds of bright colored birds from India . . . the hand of a mermaid, the hand of a mummy, a very natural wax hand under glass . . . a cup of an E...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
... remarkable erudition, however, when he writes that “the point of departure for Blanchot’s theoretical meditation is the episode in The Odyssey in which Ulysses encoun- ters the song of the Sirens, or rather, does not encounter it, since, making use of his habitual wiles, he stops his ears with wax...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... remarkable erudition, however, when he writes that “the point of departure for Blanchot’s theoretical meditation is the episode in The Odyssey in which Ulysses encoun- ters the song of the Sirens, or rather, does not encounter it, since, making use of his habitual wiles, he stops his ears with wax...