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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Brooke Holmes The Wound and the Witness: The Rhetoric of Torture . By Ballengee Jennifer R. . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2009 . 190 p. © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Th e Wo u n d a...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
...: Roth's Place in the American-Jewish Literary Tradition.” Milbauer and Watson 17 -32. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/42 JEFFERSON CHASE Two Sons of “Jewish Wit”: Philip Roth and Rafael Seligmann “ HIS IS MY LIFE, my only life, and I’m living it in the middle of...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
... transfer of guilt and perpetratorship from one generation to the next, processes that have marked public discourses in both national collectives in the aftermath of the war. I show how both authors challenge such habitual transfer, instead insisting on critical distance, empathic witnessing, and narrative...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 277–300.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to life. In the course of these centuries, the aesthetics of tragedy had changed, while the political world witnessed dramatic transformations. A study of European tragic theater in relation to political rituals during this eventful period, therefore, provides a new perspective on the interaction...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... concerted text of life—the body that styles across the phenomenal boundary between text and life. In tracing the styling body, I argue, we may witness the singular continuity that is writing, affecting text and life as life-text and affording a different experience of biography's palpability— bio-graphy...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 June 2008
...RICHARD J. GOLSAN University of Oregon 2008 Michael G. Levine. The Belated Witness: Literature, Testimony, and the Question of Holocaust Survival . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. Samuel Moyn. Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas between Revelation and Ethics...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... ———. Theatre as Witness . London: Oberon Modern Plays, 2008 . Print. Goodman, Tayna. Staging Solidarity: Truth and Reconciliation in a New South Africa . Boulder: Paradigm, 2009 . Print. Grunebaum-Ralph, Heidi. “Re-placing Pasts, Forgetting Presents: Narrative, Place, and Memory in the Time of the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Consequences: Justice and Reparations in Post-Truth Commission Peru.” Human Rights Quarterly 29 . 1 s ( 2007 ): 228 – 50 . Print . Laub Dori . “An Event Without a Witness: Truth, Testimony, and Survival.” Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... These claims lie at the heart of Jennifer R. Ballengee’s The Wound and the Witness: The Rhetoric of Torture, and while they are not unfamiliar, in Ballengee’s hands they take on a renewed sense of urgency. In 1985, when Elaine Scarry published her groundbreaking study of, among other things, the...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... other words, is a highly effective means of harnessing the signifying potential of pain as a rhetorical resource. The torturer is a ventriloquist, forcing the body to speak his or her message through its suffering. These claims lie at the heart of Jennifer R. Ballengee’s The Wound and the Witness...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... These claims lie at the heart of Jennifer R. Ballengee’s The Wound and the Witness: The Rhetoric of Torture, and while they are not unfamiliar, in Ballengee’s hands they take on a renewed sense of urgency. In 1985, when Elaine Scarry published her groundbreaking study of, among other things, the...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 227–233.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., 2001 . Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. Death of a Discipline. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003 . Weinberger, Eliot. “On Yasusada: Can I Get a Witness?” Jacket 5 (1998). 15 July 2005 < http://jacketmagazine.com/05/yasu-wein.html >. Yoneyama, Lisa. Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... (Also in Schöpflin and Wood under the title “Central European Attitudes.” 118-26.) ____. The Witness of Poetry. The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1981-82 . Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983 . Naumann, Friedrich. Central Europe . Trans. Christabel M. Meredith. New York: Knopf, 1917...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... an absorptive attention that pervades everything and belongs to no one. These three passages have in common an impersonality that allows one to witness sentience without distrac- tions. Cameron therefore doesn’t see the purpose of intersubjectivity, metempsychosis, and other extra-personal...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... At the same time, this performance of epistemological and ethical humility could be its own bid for self-authorization—a lose-to-win tactic that could subtly point up the dangers of accepting “flesh-witnessing” as the only or ultimate source of poetic authority in wartime. In the case of Auden...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Levinian synthesis in the Conclusion assertively titled “What Is Literature If Not Comparative?” And as a bonus, through selected pieces placed in an appendix (“Reviewing: More Explications and Implications we get to witness how Levin, a broad-gauged practitioner, deals with the demanding critical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Levinian synthesis in the Conclusion assertively titled “What Is Literature If Not Comparative?” And as a bonus, through selected pieces placed in an appendix (“Reviewing: More Explications and Implications we get to witness how Levin, a broad-gauged practitioner, deals with the demanding critical...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
... assertively titled “What Is Literature If Not Comparative?” And as a bonus, through selected pieces placed in an appendix (“Reviewing: More Explications and Implications we get to witness how Levin, a broad-gauged practitioner, deals with the demanding critical works of others. The field Levin so...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... “What Is Literature If Not Comparative?” And as a bonus, through selected pieces placed in an appendix (“Reviewing: More Explications and Implications we get to witness how Levin, a broad-gauged practitioner, deals with the demanding critical works of others. The field Levin so brilliantly defines...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013
... assertively titled “What Is Literature If Not Comparative?” And as a bonus, through selected pieces placed in an appendix (“Reviewing: More Explications and Implications we get to witness how Levin, a broad-gauged practitioner, deals with the demanding critical works of others. The field Levin so...