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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Françoise Lionnet J.-M.G. Le Clézio and Amitav Ghosh are prolific award-winning writers who train their reader's eye on transversal and lateral exchanges in the Indian Ocean. This essay presents an approach to the study of their novels as littérature mondialisante rather than littérature-monde...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kritish Rajbhandari Abstract This article explores the representation of multilingual Indian Ocean pasts in novels by Amitav Ghosh and Abdulrazak Gurnah, two key contemporary postcolonial writers from the opposite shores of the ocean. It theorizes the historical impulse in the novels as anarchival...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., Russia, India, China, and South Africa) formation, re-entrench a problematic Orientalism while pushing further to the margins still the complex, long-standing regional histories. This essay juxtaposes Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy and Kevin Kwan’s Rich trilogy in relation to Indian Ocean histories of trade...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 289–292.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of The House with a Thousand Stories and There Is No Good Time for Bad News , Aruni Kashyap, shares his formative experiences as a writer, including the influences of Indian writers such as Amitav Ghosh, Assamese literary culture, and Indigenous oral storytelling traditions. Assamese Assam Northeast India...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
... as a bleak other to the novel as genre. Yet if one thinks of the history of the novel as inseparable from that of carbon capitalism (as Amitav Ghosh has argued), such a claim is reversed—this site where powerful strategic interests drive the flow of oil, capital, and power is the place of the continual...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 283–298.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Amitav Ghosh Abstract Common as it is to map languages as colored patches of a global quilt, this article proposes an understanding of language, dialect, and multilingualism beyond territoriality. The author references different regions where multilingualism and registers of discourse are indices...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Ghosh Amitav . “The Great Derangement: Fiction, History, and Politics in the Age of Global Warming.” The Berlin Family Lectures . University of Chicago , 2015 . Web. < https://berlinfamilylectures.uchicago.edu/2015-amitav-ghosh >. Ghosh Devleena Muecke Stephen . “The Natural...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
... involved complex negotiations with a text embedded in the history of Western imperialism. In the essay by Françoise Lionnet in this volume, works by Amitav Ghosh and J.-M.G. Le Clézio bear witness to a struggle with a master text that is both ally and enemy. Whether one thinks sympathetically...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 315–332.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Studies , Vol. VI . Ed. Ranajit Guha. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989 . 310 -24. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man . New York: Vintage, 1972 . Ghosh, Amitav. The Shadow Lines . London: Bloomsbury, 1988 . Guinier, Lani. The Tyranny of the Majority . New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1994...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
... was geared toward presenting monolithic narratives of the complex multilingual communities and toward some form of domesticated translation, contemporary novelists of the Indian Ocean world such as Amitav Ghosh and Abdulrazak Gurnah attempt to drift narrative away from such presumed authority. Kritish...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1993 . Print . Ghosh Amitav . Flood of Fire . New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux , 2015 . Print . ———. River of Smoke . New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux , 2011 . Print . ———. Sea...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
... at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)’s annual meeting at Georgetown in 2019, Amitav Ghosh gave an engaging and wide-ranging talk now published in Comparative Literature , titled “Speaking of Babel: The Risks and Rewards of Writing about Polyglot Societies.” He writes that “in the Indian...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Margaret . The Novel and the Sea . Princeton : Princeton UP , 2010 . Print . Deleuze Gilles . Logique du sens . Paris : Minuit , 1969 . Print . Ghosh Amitav . In an Antique Land . 1992 . London : Penguin , 2009 . Print . ———. Sea of Poppies . London : John Murray...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 June 2022
.... Françoise Lionnet’s “Shipwrecks, Slavery, and the Challenge of Global Comparison: From Fiction to Archive” looks at Amitav Ghosh’s novels to show how “one can read between the lines in order to begin to imagine another world than the one presented in archival materials that mainly reflect a colonialist...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 275–282.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-globality” has been introduced to dematerialize the agency of citizenship and promote a pseudo form of network inclusiveness. Working through such figures as Said, Spivak, Charterjee, Ashis Nandy and Amitav Ghosh, Radhakrishnan imagines a world that centers on “the value of human relationality...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... , 2005 . 245 – 61 . Print . ———. “Why Not Compare?” PMLA 126 . 3 ( 2011 ): 753 – 62 . Print . Ghosh Amitav . The Calcutta Chromosome . 1995 . New York : Perennial , 2001 . Print . Hasyim . “MDI Minta DPR Sahkan RUU APP.” Suara Karya Online . 5 May 2006 . Web...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Joseph Conrad, Chinua Achebe, V.S. Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book as a whole is guided primarily by theoretical insights...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book as a whole is guided primarily by theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Naipaul, David Dabydeen, W.E.B. DuBois, Frantz Fanon, Ng˜ug˜ı wa Thiong’o, Assia Djebar, Tsitsi Dangarembga, J.M. Coetzee, Severo Sarduy, and Amitav Ghosh. Although these readings enter into dialogue with a wide variety of critical perspectives, the book as a whole is guided primarily by theoretical...