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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...S. Shankar This essay harnesses the use of translation as a critical method to explore affect in a comparative mode. By way of readings of ethnography (Margaret Trawick's Notes on Love in a Tamil Family), film (the Hindi-language masala film Guide), and fiction (Chinua Achebe's Nigerian novel A...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
...NEIL TEN KORTENAAR University of Oregon 2000 Achebe, Chinua. Anthills of the Savannah . London: Heinemann, 1988 . Ahmad, Aijaz. “Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the `National Allegory.'” Social Text 17 ( 1987 ): 3 -25. Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities . London: Verso...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 256–267.
Published: 01 June 2002
... demonstrated by our mistaken attempts to insist that the novelistic interventions of people like Achebe and Rushdie should be primarily viewed through a “postcolonial” lens (not a mistake that the authors WHAT’S LITERATURE GOT TO DO WITH IT?/267 themselves, primarily intent on...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2007) 59 (4): 332–348.
Published: 01 September 2007
...NICHOLAS HARRISON University of Oregon 2007 Achebe, Chinua, and C.L. Innes, eds. African Short Stories: Twenty Short Stories from Across the Continent . London: Heinemann, 1985 . Bernheimer, Charles. Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism . Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
...MUSTAPHA MARROUCHI University of Oregon 2002 Achebe, Chinua. Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays . London: Heinemann, 1989 . Alloula, Malek. “Algeria: Haram/Hallal, or, Room and Board.” Autodafe (Fall 2001 ): 139 . Al-Qur'ān . Trans. Ahmed Ali. Princeton: Princeton University...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in more ways” (xvi). Worlds Within takes up this task through deep engagement with, and often brilliant close readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
...] . . . learning to see nations in more places and in more ways” (xvi). Worlds Within takes up this task through deep engagement with, and often brilliant close readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
... nations in more places and in more ways” (xvi). Worlds Within takes up this task through deep engagement with, and often brilliant close readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... nations in more places and in more ways” (xvi). Worlds Within takes up this task through deep engagement with, and often brilliant close readings of, a broadly com- parative group of authors including Salman Rushdie, Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
... contextualization of Conrad’s text permits, however, a re-engagement with Achebe’s famous rebuke of Conrad and underlines the risk that colonial discourse may homog- enize what in reality remains heterogeneous and profoundly uneven. At the same time, drawing on Genette’s discussions of realist narrative and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
... readers, not least because a critical obsession with that text has been pre- sented as evidence of the perpetuation in postcolonialism of colonial Eurocentrism. His careful contextualization of Conrad’s text permits, however, a re-engagement with Achebe’s famous rebuke of Conrad and underlines the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
... contextualization of Conrad’s text permits, however, a re-engagement with Achebe’s famous rebuke of Conrad and underlines the risk that colonial discourse may homog- enize what in reality remains heterogeneous and profoundly uneven. At the same time, drawing on Genette’s discussions of realist narrative and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
... readers, not least because a critical obsession with that text has been pre- sented as evidence of the perpetuation in postcolonialism of colonial Eurocentrism. His careful contextualization of Conrad’s text permits, however, a re-engagement with Achebe’s famous rebuke of Conrad and underlines the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 263–266.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready when he...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 266–268.
Published: 01 June 2000
... concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready when he returned from the hunt; a clever woman distracted...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready when he returned from the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 257–259.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready when he returned from the hunt; a clever woman distracted him...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2001) 53 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., Connecticut—and his novel Season of Anomy (1973)—published in London by Rex Collings—evoke the profound emotional dilemmas of a generation of Nigerians faced by the ugly divisions created by civil war. Indeed, many of Soyinka’s contemporaries—among them, Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Cyprian Ekwensi, John...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2000
... concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready when he returned from the hunt; a clever woman distracted...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., the individual and his fate (which brings in the Igbo concept of the chi, prominent in the work of Chinua Achebe), questions of gender, and metanarrative or the “performer in the tale.” Sample plots include the story of the angry man (a hunter) who would kill his wives if the food was not ready...