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Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin 2018 Winthrop University

Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin

Manuscript Collection

(The Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers are currently in processing.)

This collection contains most of the records of Dorothy Medlin’s work and correspondence and also includes reference materials, notes, microfilm, photographic negatives related both to her professional and personal life. Additions include a FLES Handbook, co-authored by Dorothy Medlin and a decorative mirror belonging to Dorothy Medlin.

Major series in this collection include: some original 18th century writings and ephemera and primary source material of André Morellet, extensive collection of secondary material on André Morellet's writings and translations, Winthrop related files, literary manuscripts and notes by Dorothy Medlin (1966-2011 ...


Introduction To Against The “Death” Of The Discipline Of Comparative Literature, Shunqing Cao 2017 Sichuan University

Introduction To Against The “Death” Of The Discipline Of Comparative Literature, Shunqing Cao

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The Theoretical Basis And Framework Of Variation Theory, Shunqing Cao, Zhoukun Han 2017 Sichuan University

The Theoretical Basis And Framework Of Variation Theory, Shunqing Cao, Zhoukun Han

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In their article "The Theoretical Basis and Framework of Variation Theory" Shunqing Cao and Zhoukun Han re-examine the conclusions on variation theory drawn from Cao's The Variation Theory of Comparative Literature. Drawing on the past three decades of Chinese comparatist practice, the proposal of variation theory in that book is a scientific endeavor from China. China's comparative literature has sustained a focus on comparison of literatures Eastern and Western. And Chinese scholars have long been aware of the heterogeneity of civilizations and the variability in literature exchanges. By demonstrating uses and potentials of variation theory, this thesis attempts ...


Reconsiderations On The Crises Of Comparative Literature Study, Jie Lu 2017 Chengdu University of Information Technology

Reconsiderations On The Crises Of Comparative Literature Study, Jie Lu

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In her article "Reconsiderations on the Crises of Comparative Literature Study" Jie Lu discusses the three crises in comparative literature and reaches the conclusion that the discipline's significant changes are due primarily to the three misunderstandings of "comparative literature," that are "narrowing," "overgeneralization," and "trivialization." Narrowing is the over-regulation of study object and horizon, and a narrow understanding of comparability. Overgeneralization exists in cultural studies' aggression to comparative literature and a compromising abandonment of comparative methodology. Finally, trivialization exists in shallow comparison between X and Y, monologue-like discourse researches, and a lack of dual awareness of "world literature" as ...


Another Argument On The "Crisis Said" Of Comparative Literature, Ping Du 2017 Guangdong University of Finance & Economics,Guangzhou; Sichuan University,Chengdu

Another Argument On The "Crisis Said" Of Comparative Literature, Ping Du

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In her article "Another Argument on the 'Crisis Said' of Comparative Literature" Ping Du discusses "Crisis Said", the long-lasting topic since the birth of Comparative Literature. She argues that after every crisis comes an opportunity of a new development of Comparative Literature. Du claims that comparative literature is experiencing a rebirth in the Age of Multiculturalism. She, firstly, reviews the first wave of "Crisis Said", its solution and the progress of Comparative Literature, then she analyses the prevailing second wave of "Crisis Said" or even "Death Said", and finally points out that the way-out is not merely world literature but ...


The Significance Of The Variation Theory In Cross-Cultural Communication, YI WAN 2017 Sichuan University of Science and Engineering

The Significance Of The Variation Theory In Cross-Cultural Communication, Yi Wan

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In her article "The Significance of the Variation Theory in Cross-Cultural Communication" Yi Wan analyzes some problems that East-West Comparative Literature, as a discipline, has encountered and discusses the significance of the development of the Variation Theory, proposed by Shunqing Cao. The author aims to explore two important points of this new platform, namely, heterogeneity and variation, and compares this new perspective to the French School, which is based on "influences" and the American School which is based on "analogies." By investigating the variations of literary texts or theories during the course of cross-civilization communication from the perspectives of imagology ...


Terminology Translation And The "Rebirth" Of Comparative Literature In, Peina Zhuang 2017 Sichuan University

Terminology Translation And The "Rebirth" Of Comparative Literature In, Peina Zhuang

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In their article "Terminology Translation and the 'Rebirth' of Comparative Literature in China" Peina Zhuang and Huan Pi discuss terminology translation during the rise of Comparative Literature in China. They argue that, while great headway has been made in Comparative Literature here, it is not free from the challenges inherent in terminology translation, an important part in inter-cultural dialogue. Analyzing the status quo in terminology translation from three aspects, namely, the lack of unity, standardization, and accuracy, they argue that more attention should be given to this aspect in the scholarship. In particular, they advocate more concrete empirical research, such ...


Problem-Based Variations In Teaching Stephen Dobyns's 'Kansas' In China, Tao Zou 2017 University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Problem-Based Variations In Teaching Stephen Dobyns's 'Kansas' In China, Tao Zou

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In their article "Problem-based Variations in Teaching Stephen Dobyns's 'Kansas' in China" Tao Zou and Hong Zeng discuss the multiple variations in their experience of teaching foreign literature in China, with the teaching of Stephen Dobyns's short story "Kansas" as an example and the positive results of their approach. Variations in a broad sense occur with the differences in the choice of literary text, translation, interpretation, and canonization. All these variations can be used to reflect on and resolve major current issues in teaching foreign literature, and to stage cross-cultural communication and creativity through foreign literature pedagogy.


Could World Literature Be The Future Of Comparative Literature?, Jing Zhou 2017 Nanjing Tech University

Could World Literature Be The Future Of Comparative Literature?, Jing Zhou

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In her article "Could World Literature be the Future of Comparative Literature?" Jing Zhou reviews the disciplinary history and current situation of comparative literature, and then considers the feasibility and validity of world literature as the future of the discipline in Euro-U.S. scholarship. She addresses the pros and cons of world literature raised by David Damrosch, and concludes that world literature at present is not ready to take the responsibility as the future of comparative literature be­cause of its persistent Euro-U.S. centrism. As an alternative to this perspective, she suggests the dis­cipline reconsider theories from peripheral ...


Rebirth Of Comparative Literature In China From The Perspective Of Medio-Translatology, Wei Guo 2017 Sichuan University

Rebirth Of Comparative Literature In China From The Perspective Of Medio-Translatology, Wei Guo

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In his article "Rebirth of Comparative Literature in China from the Perspective of Medio-translatology," Wei Guo discusses the "rebirth" of Comparative Literature in China from the development of medio-translatology. He argues that, though translation has received wide attention in Comparative Literature, both domestic and foreign, especially in today's globalized world, the proposition of medio-translatology and systematic investigation by Xie Tianzhen and other Chinese scholars constitute an important way forward for translation in Comparative Literature. It makes translation an independent branch in this discipline, which is conducive to ending the longstanding confusions in translation under medio-translatology and translation studies on ...


Reflections On The Crisis Of Comparative Literature In The Contemporary West, Zhoukun Han, Quan Wen 2017 Sichuan University

Reflections On The Crisis Of Comparative Literature In The Contemporary West, Zhoukun Han, Quan Wen

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In their Article "Reflections on the Crisis of Comparative Literature in the Contemporary West" Zhoukun Han and Wen Quan review the challenges met during the evolution of comparative literature as a discipline between the turn of nineteenth century and 1958. They maintain that comparative literature in the contemporary West is indeed experiencing a crisis, explicate the reasons for this. Apart from the pursuit of sameness inherent in conventional comparative studies and the position of western-centrism, the shift from literary comparison to cultural study has exacerbated the crisis. In view of this situation, some western scholars call for a return to ...


The Futures Of Comparative Literature Envisioned By Chinese Comparatists, Sheng Meng 2017 Sichuan University

The Futures Of Comparative Literature Envisioned By Chinese Comparatists, Sheng Meng

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In their article "The Futures of Comparative Literature Envisioned by Chinese Compara­tists" Sheng Meng and Yue Chen discuss the future of Comparative Literature from the perspective of Chinese comparatists. They argue that in response to the latest rhetoric around the crisis and death of Comparative Literature as a discipline, Chinese comparatists have fallen into four major repre­sentative groups. While the first one advocates restoring of international literary relations study of the French School, the second and the third camp see the future of the discipline lying in both the turn to translation and world literature respectively. However, the ...


Selected Bibliography For The Study Of The "Death" Of The Discipline Of Comparative Literature, Peina Zhuang 2017 Sichuan University

Selected Bibliography For The Study Of The "Death" Of The Discipline Of Comparative Literature, Peina Zhuang

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No abstract provided.


Notes On Contributors, 2017 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors

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No abstract provided.


To Fabullus (Invitation) By Catullus, Ranald A. Barnicot 2017 Barnet and Southgate College, London

To Fabullus (Invitation) By Catullus, Ranald A. Barnicot

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Translated from Latin by Ranald Barnicot


In Jerusalem By Tamim Al-Barghouti, Houssem Ben Lazreg 2017 University of Alberta

In Jerusalem By Tamim Al-Barghouti, Houssem Ben Lazreg

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Translated from Arabic by Houssem Ben Lazreg


Gina, Steamers On The Havel, I Made My Landing On An Island Where..., And Both Day And Evening Now Began To Seep By Georg Heym, William A. Ruleman III 2017 Tennessee Wesleyan University

Gina, Steamers On The Havel, I Made My Landing On An Island Where..., And Both Day And Evening Now Began To Seep By Georg Heym, William A. Ruleman Iii

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Translated from German by William Ruleman


Poor Rutebeuf By Rutebeuf/ Leo Ferré, Roger Greenwald 2017 University of Toronto

Poor Rutebeuf By Rutebeuf/ Leo Ferré, Roger Greenwald

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Translated from French by Roger Greenwald


Standing And The Ninth Floor Again: The Military Hospital By Sghaier Ouled Ahmed, Hager Ben Driss 2017 University of Tunis, Tunis

Standing And The Ninth Floor Again: The Military Hospital By Sghaier Ouled Ahmed, Hager Ben Driss

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Translated from Arabic by Hager Ben Driss


Excerpts From And Here's The Song By Hélène Sanguinetti, Ann Cefola 2017 Sarah Lawrence College

Excerpts From And Here's The Song By Hélène Sanguinetti, Ann Cefola

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Translated from French by Ann Cefola


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