By Maarten Asscher,Brian Doyle-Du Breuil
Asscher makes his case with examples drawn from classical to modern background, paintings, and literature: Hamlet in Ithaca and Telemachus in Elsinore, the Mediterranean and the North Sea, writing from a jail phone and writing from a room at domestic, the suicide” of Primo Levi and eastern Kamikaze pilots, and so forth. With sleek erudition and idiosyncratic wit, Asscher demonstrates how the comparative technique promises perception not just into topics concurrently, but additionally into basic concerns they could have in common.
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Apples and Oranges: In Praise of Comparisons by Maarten Asscher,Brian Doyle-Du Breuil