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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... with Haitian authors generally and with the works of the Baron de Vastey (1781–1820) in particular. Vastey composed at least ten prose works, all of which circulated either in the original or in English translation in the Atlantic World. U.S. newspapers in the north that printed or reviewed Vastey's...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ashley L. Cohen This essay begins by observing that the Indian and Atlantic Ocean worlds were deeply linked in eighteenth-century British literature and colonial discourse—so deeply, in fact, that they shared a common name: “the Indies.” Theorizing outward from this case study, this essay advocates...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
... territory” from ultimately going the way of Uruguay? Marshall is aware that insisting on the French Atlan- tic dimension of sites in the New World leaves him open to a charge of Eurocentrism. And, because of the limitations of his Atlantic model, the “becoming other” dimension of these locations in...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
...- ian Renaissance was merely the Mediterranean awakening, brought about by the fall of the Greek Constantinople, whereas Spain and Portugal inherited the Renaissance and opened the wider world of the Atlantic (the geopolitical center of Modernity). Still under the commercial hegemony of China and...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Bainard Cowan The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxv, 420 p., 108 ills. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
... further discussions of the questions it raises, including the question of how forms and movements travel. Little Magazine, World Form is a major work of scholarship, sure to stand as a lasting contribution. 1 We do get a compelling interpretation of Christopher Okigbo’s 1962 poem “Limits...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Paul Stasi Ezra Pound argued that it was impossible to think in only one language in the contemporary world. To this end he worked in The Cantos to create a world culture built on the comparison of works of “great value” from a variety of cultures. Pound's epic poem serves to displace the English...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , that is, as world-forming literature rather than world literature. Borrowing from Jean-Luc Nancy's philosophical discussion in The Creation of the World or Globalization , I propose a notion of world literature as a critical practice attentive to the mobilities within the texts. Theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 31–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... classical tropes in its attempt to circumscribe a world of ever-increasing complexity. Only in recognizing A Small Place as a text that aspires to envision a culture in its totality—that is, as an epic—can we make sense of its pioneering strategies of representation. By showing the many hidden relations...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Context . Oxford: Polity Press, 1990 . Print. Psycho . Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Shamley Productions, 1960 . Film. Rawle, Graham. Woman's World. A Graphic Novel . London: Atlantic Books, 2005 . Print. Sawyer, Rober. Mind Scan . New York: Tor Books, 2005 . Print. Schneiderman, Davis, and...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... historia comparada das literaturas na Península ibérica . Ed. Anxo Abuín and Anxo Tarrío. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2004 . 21 -43. Casanova, Pascale. “Literature as a World.” New Left Review 31 ( January /February 2005 ): 71 -90. ____. The World...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Francesca Orsini This essay questions the geographical categories used to underpin current theoretical and methodological approaches to “world literature,” which end up making nine-tenths of the world, and of literature produced in the world, drop off the world map or appear “peripheral.” Focusing...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Revathi Krishnaswamy While the literatures of the (third) world are being rapidly curricularized in revamped Comparative/World or Postcolonial literature classes, the theories and methodologies used to interpret and evaluate these texts are still drawn primarily from the Western tradition. The...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... North-Atlantic bourgeois culture. Thus, the periphery does not merely receive and absorb cultural mandates from the core based on an international division of labor and trade balance that favors the development of the First World; on the contrary, core/periphery relations are culturally mediated...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... territory” from ultimately going the way of Uruguay? Marshall is aware that insisting on the French Atlan- tic dimension of sites in the New World leaves him open to a charge of Eurocentrism. And, because of the limitations of his Atlantic model, the “becoming other” dimension of these locations in...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World . New York : Routledge , 1996 . Print . Sheriff Abul . Dhow Cultures of the Indian Ocean: Cosmopolitanism, Commerce and Islam . London : Hurst , 2010 . Print . Steinberg Philip E. “Of Other Seas: Metaphors and Materialities in Maritime Regions.” Atlantic Studies 10...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
... swing occurred toward regarding Greek learning as indispensable for the western repertory, while the Turks became emblematic of a new barbarian menace. The maritime nations on the Atlantic litoral reached out and steered their ambitions on the world oceans around the military and trade impasse on...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... weave through the poems, life, and letters of Keats from his early youth to death. This article positions Imagen de John Keats as an important case study in world literature criticism. It demonstrates how Cortázar was not only a Latin American Boom writer who enjoyed international fame but also an...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Far Can We Trust the Narrator of The War of the Worlds?” Foundation 28 . 77 ( 1999 ): 15 -24. Rose, Mark. Alien Encounters. Anatomy of Science Fiction . Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1981 . Rottensteiner, Franz. “Kurd Laßwitz—Erkenntnis und Ethic dazu.” Homchen und...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... complexities of what we call it and why. I have a strong memory of the first meeting of my PhD cohort at Cornell in 2000, at which the director of graduate studies advised that we spend our first year deciding “which side of the Atlantic” we wanted to focus on, as if the world of literary studies began...