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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alena Rettová A central discussion in African Philosophy concerns the “African concept of time,” famously theorized by John S. Mbiti. Mbiti makes a distinction between a circular and a linear concept of time, associating the former with Africa and the latter with the West. Critical...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and Biopolitics in the Global South in In Koli Jean Bofane’s Congo Inc. ” Research in African Literatures 48 , no. 4 ( 2017 ): 105 – 21 . West-Pavlov Russell . Temporalities . Abingdon, UK : Routledge , 2013 . West-Pavlov Russell . “ Toward the Global South: Concept or Chimera...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Glenn A. Odom South African Truth and Tragedy: Yael Farber’s Molora  and Reconciliation Aesthetics N HIS REVIEW OF the Barbican theater’s 2008 staging of Yael Farber’s Molora, I a South African re-envisioning of The Oresteia, London Times...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Print . Aston N.M. , ed. Literature of Marginality: Dalit Literature and African American Literature . New Delhi : Prestige Books , 2001 . Print . Baldwin James . The Fire Next Time . New York : Random House , 1963 . Print . Beth Sarah . “Hindi Dalit Autobiography...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and nativist thought. At the same time, coastal form is found to decenter, extend, and thicken constructions of world literature, while opening to a planetary perspective sensible to the prodigious and implacable forces of the Anthropocene. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Indian Ocean African...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the South-South solidarities of the first Asian-African Conference of 1955, held in Bandung, Indonesia, they trace commonalities among African and Asian languages and literatures to shared struggles against European domination: an anticolonial axis that still centers Europe, this time as common enemy. One...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 448–470.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Nancy Cunard IN 1934, NANCY CUNARD, British poet, publisher, activist, and heiress to the Cunard Shipping fortune, published the formidable Negro: Anthology , a massive, eclectic collection of scholarly and creative work organized around the African diaspora. After receiving a copy of the new...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 232–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: “It is typical for a satirist to summon up analo- gies and memories of tragedy only to render them irrelevant and absurd” (285). Certainly not every black writer in the volume is satirical, and yet satire is a unifying motif for the diversity and, at times, the dissonance of African American writers...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in the volume is satirical, and yet satire is a unifying motif for the diversity and, at times, the dissonance of African American writers and their reception of the classics. Cook and Tatum’s African American Writers and Classical Tradition is indispensi- ble to anyone interested in beginning to grapple...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: “It is typical for a satirist to summon up analo- gies and memories of tragedy only to render them irrelevant and absurd” (285). Certainly not every black writer in the volume is satirical, and yet satire is a unifying motif for the diversity and, at times, the dissonance of African American writers...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: “It is typical for a satirist to summon up analo- gies and memories of tragedy only to render them irrelevant and absurd” (285). Certainly not every black writer in the volume is satirical, and yet satire is a unifying motif for the diversity and, at times, the dissonance of African American writers...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Gregory J. . The Affect Theory Reader . Durham : Duke UP , 2010 . Print . Guide . Dir. Anand Vijay . Perf. Anand Dev Rahman Waheeda . Navketan , 1965 . Film . Gyasi Kwaku Addae . “Writing as Translation: African Literature and the Challenges of Translation...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in Arabic script: African ʿajamis like Wolofal and Swahili, or Jawi in Southeast Asia, although Ottoman Turkish might also qualify. These examples are consigned to the margins of every discipline as currently configured: to the regional margins of Arabic or Middle Eastern studies; the orthographic margins...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2023
... around the same time. Like Sony Labou Tansi, he emphasizes the sounds that precede and exceed language, with both writers locating sonority within the conflict between the languages of colonizer and colonized. In a 1983 “Interview with Himself,” Marechera toys with the cliché questions put to African...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... be both?” Nunes thus argues that Brazilian and U.S. concepts of national unity through incorporation make “whitening” or “passing” the only path available to citizens of African descent. In chapters 1 and 2 Nunes analyzes works by several prominent Brazilian modernist thinkers: Mário de Andrade’s...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
... be both?” Nunes thus argues that Brazilian and U.S. concepts of national unity through incorporation make “whitening” or “passing” the only path available to citizens of African descent. In chapters 1 and 2 Nunes analyzes works by several prominent Brazilian modernist thinkers: Mário de Andrade’s...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
... be both?” Nunes thus argues that Brazilian and U.S. concepts of national unity through incorporation make “whitening” or “passing” the only path available to citizens of African descent. In chapters 1 and 2 Nunes analyzes works by several prominent Brazilian modernist thinkers: Mário de Andrade’s...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 426–429.
Published: 01 September 2010
... be both?” Nunes thus argues that Brazilian and U.S. concepts of national unity through incorporation make “whitening” or “passing” the only path available to citizens of African descent. In chapters 1 and 2 Nunes analyzes works by several prominent Brazilian modernist thinkers: Mário de Andrade’s...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
... be both?” Nunes thus argues that Brazilian and U.S. concepts of national unity through incorporation make “whitening” or “passing” the only path available to citizens of African descent. In chapters 1 and 2 Nunes analyzes works by several prominent Brazilian modernist thinkers: Mário de Andrade’s...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Samuel Johnson and the Yoruba People . Ed. Toyin Falola. Madison: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, 1993 . 65 -75. ____. “Olaju: A Yoruba Concept of Development.” Journal of Development Studies 14 . 2 ( 1978 ): 139 -65. ____. Religious Encounter and the Making of the Yoruba...