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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Emily Apter Deconstruction arguably marked the last time that comparative literature was truly confident as a discipline; with a clear sight of its philological inheritance and posthumanist telos. Post-2000 comp lit, by comparison, has been plagued by insecurity over what it is and what...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 173–196.
Published: 01 August 2018
... David . 2003 . What Is World Literature? Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . De Lomnitz Hugo Meltzl . 1877 . “ Present Tasks of Comparative Literature .” Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum ( October ): 307 – 15 . Dimock Wai Chee . 2006 . Through Other...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 107–121.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Adam Miyashiro Abstract Debates in medieval studies about race and the global Middle Ages parallel past debates in comparative literature. Both comparative literature and medieval studies struggle with their Eurocentric origins while simultaneously trying to negotiate a non-Eurocentric approach...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 179–204.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lawrence Venuti Despite the increased attention that translation has received in conjunction with the newly revived topic of “world literature,” translation research and practice continue to be marginal in comparative literature as the field has developed in the United States. The evidence...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ranges across a wide assortment of texts to disclose the Untranslatable as a political and textual event indigestible by and unprofitable to the prevailing practices of World Literature. The unpredictable tracks of Untranslatables necessitate a rethought Comparative Literature newly attentive...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 105–134.
Published: 01 May 2015
...David Kurnick Roberto Bolaño’s work repeatedly asks readers to compare various entities (continents, national literatures, ethnicities, the realms of culture and politics). The essay reads this obsessive comparativism as the first step in a totalizing aesthetic project, one tied to Bolaño’s...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2014
...David Simpson The vocabulary of fear-terror has been confused and confusing throughout its expression in the classical and modern languages, whether in literature, in aesthetics, or in political science. As such, it is unlikely ever to be tamed by the rigors of philosophy, with its aspiration...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 65–95.
Published: 01 February 2020
...- Andrade uses her novel to investigate the oral tradition in Iberian letters. Oral literature in the Iberian Peninsula has received significant attention when compared to the oral tra- ditions of other European countries.5 But in literary studies, it has mostly 4. Sánchez- Andrade experimented several...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a novel set in Malaysia and Italy. Ben Conisbee Baer is associate professor of comparative literature at Princeton University. He recently published a translation of Tarashankar Bandyopadhay’s Han- suli Banker Upakatha as The Tale of Hansuli Turn (2011). This is one of the most sig- nificant novels...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 201–202.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Minne- sota. She has published scholarly articles in Arab Studies Journal, Comparative Lit- erature, Jewish Social Studies, and boundary 2. Her book manuscript explores the challenges of writing the present in modern Arabic and Hebrew literatures. Stuart...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 211–213.
Published: 01 August 2010
... © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Contributors Emily Apter is professor of French, English, and comparative literature at New York University. She is the author of several books, including, most recently, The Trans- lation Zone: A New Comparative Literature (2006). Her articles have...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (2): 279–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 2004 Contributors Emily Apter is professor of French and comparative literature at New York University. She is the author of Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects (1999), Feminizing the Fetish: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Obsession in Turn-of- the Century...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 February 2023
... at the University of Pennsylvania, and her work has appeared in Resilience , Environmental History , Western American Literature , and others. Anindita Banerjee is an associate professor of comparative literature at Cornell University. She chairs the humanities division of the Environment and Sustainability...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 221–222.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and Fiction and Knowing Dickens. More recently she has written about German Jewish culture and history in Edgar and Brigitte: A German Jewish Passage to America and Mendels- sohn & Co.: A Fictive Memoir. Alberto Comparini (PhD, Stanford University) is an assistant professor of comparative literature...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 247–248.
Published: 01 August 2023
... centuries. Her research interests include representations of interfaith contact across the medieval Mediterranean, conversion narratives, and genealogy. Christopher Livanos is professor of comparative literature at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has published on medieval Latin literature...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Stathis Gourgouris is professor of classics and comparative literature and society at Columbia University. His most recent book is The Perils of the One (2019). Hala Halim is associate professor of comparative literature and Middle...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (1): 267–268.
Published: 01 February 2013
...- tional Justice, Human Rights and Democracy in a Postcolonial World (2013). Stathis Gourgouris is professor of classics, English, and comparative literature and society, and director of the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. He is the author of Dream Nation (1996...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Conservative Place. He is currently completing a book titled After Allegory. Leah Feldman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her dissertation focuses on literature of Russia and the Russian empire, par- boundary 2 39 2 (2012) DOI 10.1215/01903659-1597961 © 2012...
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boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Review, and Philosophy and Literature. Peter Fenves is professor of German and comparative literature at Northwestern Uni- versity. He is the author of A Peculiar Fate: Metaphysics and World-History in Kant (1991...