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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... practices around the ghazal—including definitions of the genre that variously emphasize form versus theme—change according to the historical and geographical context of its circulation. However, by celebrating the ghazal’s travel as seemingly apolitical and/or ahistorical, the discourse of world poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... FALL 2007 Volume 59, Number 4 RUTH HILL Between Black and White: A Critical Race Theory Approach to Caste Poetry in the Spanish New World HILE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY caste paintings (cuadros de castas...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
... questions regarding ideas of “world poetry.” © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Johann Gottfried Herder Immanuel Kant Erich Auerbach defense of poetry world poetry Works Cited Aarsleff Hans . From Locke to Saussure: Essays on the Study of Language and Intellectual History...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 201–227.
Published: 01 June 2010
... very securely at home / in this interpreted world,” 25). Therefore, the metaphoric idea of some form of spatial outsideness remains central to understanding the relationship between language and poetry. If this is so, then interlingual switches in poetry, such as those epito- mized by Eliot’s...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2024
... to the philosophers of the Islamic world was irrelevant for the poetic. This is because they understood mythos not as “plot” but as referring, on the one hand, to the fictionality and fantasticness of poetic metaphor, which they deemed inessential for the success of poetry; on the other hand, they understood mythos...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Thanks to him, I fell in love with language as a young boy: not with Hebrew, but with the language of poetry itself, with its power to create worlds and imbue them with meaning by using just a few words. Very early on I tried my hand at poetry, but it would be years before I would dare to publish...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... body). In the lyric poetry of the time, attributes from social status to sensuality needed to find concrete form. This is also why the material world is so prominent in Liyongo poems: the inside-outside dichotomy is suspended. As the anthropologist Paola Ivanov finds, making a case for an aesthetic...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ricardo Apostol Both the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer and the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis attempted to solve the problem of classical reception by connecting the modern reader with the poetry of ancient Greece. Read according to Gadamer, Seferis's poetry of the 1930s articulates and enacts...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
...LINA STEINER Written in 1828, Pushkin's narrative poem Poltava ushered in a new period in the poet's creative life, one in which Pushkin's task was to become a national bard (or, using the romantic terminology of the day, a national “genius”) whose poetry expressed Russia's innermost “spirit...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 207–229.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the ‘outside’ world into the ‘inside’ structures of thought and representation” (18). This “drawing-in,” however, seems very different from the “going-in” that Graham describes, and which I emphasize, in “San Sepolcro.” POETRY’S RESISTANT INTERIORS / 213 ing onto.”3...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... formulation elides the distinction between conservative and progressive politics in the so-called third world. THE MODERNIST URDU POETRY OF N.M. RASHED / 75 more, although Rashed began his career during the movement for taraqqi pasand or “progressive” literature, by the time he...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 85–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
... emotions to natural phenomena highlights the intimate interconnection between the human and natural worlds. Projecting subjective feelings onto a world of nature made sentient through poetry and poetic language 1 “Dante in his most intense moods, has entire command of himself, and can look around...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of South Asian literary cultures and their engagements with the world. ggouldin@sas.upenn.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 realism modernism Hindi poetry Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh long poem śāyad, tolstoy-numā koī vah ādmī, mere kisī bhītarī dhāge kā āxirī chor...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 44–64.
Published: 01 March 2024
... prevalent resistance act, the rules and procedures used by post–World War II avant-garde artists and writers, and oppressive structures like prisons that delimit lives, “constraint” provides a way to rethink the history of avant-garde procedural poetry through the act of the hunger strike. This essay...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Anthology of German Poetry through the Nineteenth Century. 2nd rev. ed. New York: F. Ungar, 1964 /1972. Goethe, Johann W. “Some Passages Pertaining to the Concept of World Literature.” Comparative Literature: The Early Years . Ed. Hans-Joachim Schulz and Phillip H. Rhein. Chapel Hill: U of North...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... by Norris Christopher Mapp Nigel , Cambridge UP , 1993 , pp. 1 – 120 . Norris Christopher . William Empson and the Philosophy of Literary Criticism . Athlone Press , 1978 . Owen Stephen . “ The Anxiety of Global Influence: What Is World Poetry? ” The New Republic , 19 Nov...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 436–454.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . Geller S. A. “ Hebrew Prosody and Poetics: Biblical .” In The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries , edited by Greene Roland and Kushman Stephen , 260 – 63 . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2016 . Gillman Abigail . A History of German Jewish Bible Translation...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 September 2021
... who, as Sinan Antoon explains, is woefully understudied despite being both the central anthologizer of “world poetry” in Arabic and one of the most important pioneers of what would later be called “prose poetry” ( 297 ). In 1968 in Beirut, Boulus published a translation of Ho Chi Minh’s book...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... were within a literary context and in literary terms, although these problems and terms nearly always referred to external historical developments. I chose prose narrative fiction as the crucial focus of comparison and confron- tation among cultures of the world. Poetry and drama trace back...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... possible by Bakhtin’s presupposition of supra-existence or the super-addressee (“Notes 1970-71” 137). Bishop’s notion of the Other, if any such notion can be “deduced” from her poetry, is closer to Bakhtin’s than is Szymborska’s. For Bishop, as we shall see, the world is an a priori socialized space...