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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... reconceptualization of history, culture, and politics (including, and perhaps most especially, the democratic experiment of the United States). As an example, I turn to the circuits of transmission between Black and Arab communities as a way to think through the ways Arab American immigrant narratives and conceptions...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elizabeth M. Holt Voices Revealed: Arab Women Novelists, 1898–2000 . By Shaaban Bouthaina . Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers , 2009 . ix, 227 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS A TRANSNATIONAL POETICS...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the Israeli Arab/Palestinian is created as a national minority who as such is also (and necessarily so) a traitor, an inauthentic Palestinian, a wannabe Jew, in short, a failed identity. Indeed, Kashua's insistence on his “Israeliness” (by writing in Hebrew, referring to himself as an Israeli Arab...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Brian T. Edwards In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of the Separatist Imagination. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., transhistorical genealogy of modernism/o goes back to Arabic-Andalusian poetry from medieval Spain, and he points to the Spanish-American War of 1898 as the surprising catalyst for the intersection of Spanish, Spanish American, and U.S. modernisms that he sees flourishing in his moment. From this theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shaden M. Tageldin Abstract Does the Latinate vernacular capture non-Europhone relationships of speech to writing? Surveying non-equivalences between the vernacular and its East/South translations, I focus on the Arabic ʿāmmiyya . Vernacular hails from verna , the slave born on his master’s estate...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-palestinian-writing >. Hassan Waïl S . Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2011 . Print . Hochberg Gil . “To Be or Not to Be an Israeli Arab: Sayed Kashua and the Prospect of Minority Speech...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... frustrates readers looking for struc- tural or aesthetic features of the slave-holding American South. Improbably, Poe surrounds the “black” natives of the island with Arabic and Egyptian cultural markers, and, by positing Tsalal as an uncharted island culture, the novel anach- ronistically recalls...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): i–xxvi.
Published: 01 June 2003
... University of Oregon 2003 THE 2003 BULLETIN OF THEACLA BULLETIN/i AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION The ACLA Bulletin appears once a year in the Summer Issue of Comparative Literature Officers...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): i–xx.
Published: 01 June 2004
... University of Oregon 2004 THE 2004 BULLETIN OF THEACLA BULLETIN/i AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION The ACLA Bulletin appears once a year in the Summer Issue of Comparative Literature Officers...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Margarita Levantovskaya This article examines how contemporary Russian-Jewish-American literature imagines home and belonging for diasporic subjects. It focuses on novels by immigrant Jewish writers born in the USSR, specifically Anya Ulinich, Gary Shteyngart, and Ellen Litman. The novels analyzed...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): i–xxx.
Published: 01 June 2005
... University of Oregon 2005 THE 2005 BULLETIN OF THEACLA BULLETIN/i AMERICAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION The ACLA Bulletin appears once a year in the Summer Issue of Comparative Literature Officers...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Saba Mahmood Based on fourth-century Christological debates and the travels of an Egyptian monk, the Arabic novel Azazeel (2008) was accused by the Coptic Orthodox Church of defaming Christianity and fomenting Christian-Muslim sectarian strife in Egypt. The conflict over the novel was quickly...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... area studies programs that focus on the U.S./Mexico border, the circum-Atlantic, the Pacific rim, the Caribbean, and/or the recently developed conceptual area of the Global South. The editors address these emerging American comparativisms—their limitations and potentials, their disciplinary commitments...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Annette Damayanti Lienau Abstract This essay introduces the American Comparative Literature Association Forum “Vernacular Comparisons beyond the Europhone.” Characterizing the Europhone “vernacular” as a protean term of diverse application, the essay highlights the paradoxes associated with its use...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... or inexplicable fictional world. Limbotopia not only reflects the loss of temporality in postmodernism but also responds to very specific historical and political configurations. We analyze the incidence of limbotopia in works by Israeli, American, British, Russian, and South Korean writers and film...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., subaltern, and popular traditions, whether latent or emergent, may be studied, analyzed, and evaluated as epistemologies of literature/literariness alongside the traditions of poetics that currently constitute both the canon (Euro- American) and the counter-canon (Arabic, Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... One Facing Us (1995), I contend that here, in the fictionalized framework of neocolonial Cameroon, the author addresses the racial implications of Barthes's idea of photographic “contingency,” anticipating American criticism of his work by more than a decade. Matalon treats the light captured in the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ENRIQUE DUSSEL The present essay offers an interpretation of hispanos (Latin Americans and U.S. latinos) as historically, culturally, and geographically located “in-between” many worlds that combine to constitute an identity on the intercultural “border.” To illustrate how hispanos have navigated...