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Comparative Criticism

Comparative Criticism
A Yearbook

Volume 3

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Roland Barthes, Stephen Bann, J. P. Stern, Sheila Stern, Alastair J. Minnis, Brian Vickers, Charles Martindale, Garland Cannon, Alessandro Manzoni, Kenelm Foster, Michael Caesar, Göran Printz-Påhlson, August Strindberg, Michael Robinson, Arnaldo Momigliano, Peter France, Terrence Cave, Roger Fowler, Edwin Morgan
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  • Date Published: October 1981
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521232760

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  • Comparative Criticism is an annual journal of comparative literature and cultural studies that has gained an international reputation since its inception in 1979. It contains major articles on literary theory and criticism; on a wide range of comparative topics; and on interdisciplinary debates. It includes translations of literary, scholarly and critical works; substantial reviews of important books in the field; and bibliographies on specialist themes for the year, on individual writers, and on comparative literary studies in Britain and Ireland. This volume was first published in 1981.

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    • Date Published: October 1981
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521232760
    • length: 354 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 24 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.69kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Acknowledgements
    Editor's note: rhetoric, 'orientalism', and comparative method
    Part I. Rhetoric and History:
    1. The discourse of history Roland Barthes, translated with an introduction by Stephen Bann
    2. The historian as taxidermist: Ranke, Barante, Waterton Stephen Bann
    3. Literature and ideology J. P. Stern, translated by Sheila Stern
    4. Langland's ymaginatif and late-medieval theories of imagination Alastair J. Minnis
    5. Rhetorical and anti-rhetorical tropes: on writing the history of elocutio Brian Vickers
    6. The epic of ideas: Lucan's De bello civili and Paradise Lost Charles Martindale
    7. Foundations of oriental and comparative studies: the correspondence of Sir William Jones Garland Cannon
    8. Letters of Sir William Jones and his correspondents: letters to Richard Johnson, Sir John Macpherson, Thomas Maurice, the Starcks, and from Whang Atong, James Burnett, Eliphalet Pearson, and Sir George Yonge
    Part II. Translations:
    9. 'Pentecost' and other poems Alessandro Manzoni, translated by Kenelm Foster
    10. Manzoni's poetry and the witnessing of events Michael Caesar
    11. Allegories of trivialization: Strindberg's view of history Göran Printz-Påhlson
    12. The mysticism of world history August Strindberg, translated by Michael Robinson
    Part III. Essay Reviews:
    13. The rhetoric of history and the history of rhetoric: on Hayden White's tropes Arnaldo Momigliano
    14. New rhetorics for old Peter France
    15. Translating for humanists: Erasmus and Rabelais Terrence Cave
    16. Halliday's linguistic model for criticism Roger Fowler
    17. On Hugh MacDiarmid's Complete Poems 1920–1976 Edwin Morgan
    Books received
    Bibliography of rhetoric studies, 1970–80
    Bibliography of comparative literature in Britain, 1978.

  • Editor

    E. S. Shaffer, University of East Anglia

    Contributors

    Roland Barthes, Stephen Bann, J. P. Stern, Sheila Stern, Alastair J. Minnis, Brian Vickers, Charles Martindale, Garland Cannon, Alessandro Manzoni, Kenelm Foster, Michael Caesar, Göran Printz-Påhlson, August Strindberg, Michael Robinson, Arnaldo Momigliano, Peter France, Terrence Cave, Roger Fowler, Edwin Morgan

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