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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 176–193.
Published: 01 June 2018
... related twentieth-century poems by US women writers, this essay identifies alternative modes of feminist revisionist mythmaking. SOON AFTER PUBLISHING her first volume of poetry in 1923, American modernist Louise Bogan contributed an essay titled “The Springs of Poetry” to the prominent New York...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
... fate of women writers in the nineteenth century, and then with the rise of feminist studies in the late twentieth that, in validating the importance of the domestic sphere, caused family novel to be superseded by domestic fiction . In Russia, by contrast, the great family novels of the nineteenth...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
... culture and the ways in which motifs and conventions were sub- WRITERS AS READERS/5 jected to a dynamic process of critical rereading and rewriting. June Hall McCash explores a different form of translatio studii in her assess- ment of women’s...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
...- can literature is my own Ulysses in Black: Ralph Ellison, Classicism, and African American Lit- erature (2006), which provides approaches to writers like Countee Cullen, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison, and Tracey L. Walters’ African American Literature and the Classical Tradi- tion: Black Women...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... common with Tolstoi's. Both writers advocated lowered states of consciousness and warned against the dangers of self-consciousness and intellection, although the fact that they did so in a conscious and reasoned manner involved them in self-contradiction. The extent and nature of this contradiction is...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Boris Wolfson The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2008
... ): 259 -336. Benoît [de Sainte-Maure]. Chronique des ducs de Normandie . Ed. Carin Fahlin. Uppsala: Almqvist and Wiksells, 1951 . Brownlee, Kevin. “Christine de Pizan: Gender and the New Vernacular Canon.” Strong Voices, Weak History: Early Women Writers and Canons in England, France, and Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... who published studies of Arab women’s writing in the last decades of the twentieth century. Alongside her War’s Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War (1987) we must include texts such as Evelyn Accad’s Veil of Shame (1978), Saddeki Arebi’s Women and Words in Saudi Arabia: The...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 160–180.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Timothy D. Arner The life and work of the Roman poet Lucan functions as an important intertext for Chaucer's Legend of Good Women . It demonstrates that the vita Lucani and the Bellum Civile were widely available in medieval Europe and that Chaucer likely used both sources in both the Prologue to...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of Span- ish annexation. Comparative Literature  67:2 DOI 10.1215/00104124-2890977  © 2015 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 208 (1996; Of Forgotten Times [2004]) by Dominican-American writer Marisela Rizik, expose the sexual violence that women and other persecuted...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 173–185.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the enormous thirteenth-century Vulgate Cycle of the Arthurian romances, and the second is from Spain: El Conde Lucanor by the great fourteenth-century writer Don Juan Manuel. The two instances contrast nicely. In the first, Queen Guenevere's look-alike half-sister arrives at Arthur's court with...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anne Dwyer This essay investigates the linguistic play and geopolitical scenarios in the work of Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (author of Venus in Furs and the man who gave his name to “masochism”) and his younger contemporary, the German-Jewish writer Karl Emil Franzos. Both men grew...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 423–437.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Chih-Wei Chang This essay attempts to “bring out” Roland Barthes as an unnamable textual figure in the Taiwanese writer Chu T'ien-wen's Huangren shouji ( Notes of a Desolate Man ). Chu's “gay novel” is notorious for its narrator's seemingly inexhaustible references to a legion of writers, film...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of writers such as Orfa Alarcón, Yuri Herrera, Élmer Mendoza, Heriberto Yépez, and Juan Pablo Villalobos—while conceived as critical literary interventions, are in fact marketable commodities reproducing hegemonic discourses that frame the drug trade as a phenomenon operating outside of the state...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daisy Sainsbury This article explores the constrained writing practices of Austrian-American writer Walter Abish in relation to those of the French literary group the Oulipo, in particular Georges Perec. Specifically, it considers the formal, stylistic, and thematic similarities between Perec's La...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Margarita Levantovskaya This article examines how contemporary Russian-Jewish-American literature imagines home and belonging for diasporic subjects. It focuses on novels by immigrant Jewish writers born in the USSR, specifically Anya Ulinich, Gary Shteyngart, and Ellen Litman. The novels analyzed...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
... pathetic fallacies or to overvalue the biological and historical identity of writers over the linguistic content of their texts, written arguments against real oppression and suppression remain powerful precisely when writers use tropes to bestow language, writing, or texts with basic characteristics of...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... India. 17 Just two women writers—Krishna Sobti (1925–2019) and Usha Priyamvada (b. 1930)—have been counted alongside Bhandari among the ranks of nayī kahānī writers. However, only Bhandari participated in the otherwise all-male discussions that came to define the movement. I have elsewhere...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... recognition of Somali literature written by the members of its global diaspora, this article further suggests that Somali diasporic writers engage with border epistemologies to articulate more historically conscious modalities of belonging to place and language. On the one hand, by delimiting letteratura...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Bishupal Limbu This article looks at how democracy is figured in Nepali writer Manjushree Thapa's novel The Tutor of History , which I read intertextually with Jacques Derrida's The Politics of Friendship . I begin by examining how Thapa's literary practice disrupts the privileged position of...