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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... a more nuanced understanding of the Moscow-centered transnational literary space produced in the aftermath of the Bolshevik revolution, or what scholars in Slavic studies have called the “Soviet republic of letters.” 40 I described the demand for historical fiction earlier in this essay. In her...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... interpretation: we can imagine that love pains and broader, existential ones existed before the Bolshevik Revolution, and any hope of freeing oneself from all-pervasive gh am , or grief, is bound to fail. Moreover, later sections of the travelogue such as “Dialogues” (“Mukālme”) suggest that, contrary to what...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 June 2023
... continue to “shake the world” in much the same way that the US journalist John Reed described the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, not just in their symbolic signification but also in their profoundly material impacts on being, thinking, and acting in the world no matter which corner of it we inhabit...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to DuBois’s criticism of “debasements and imitations,” Wright thus embraced a cross-racial, state-sponsored ethnographic practice that flourished after the Bolshevik Revolution. As he recalled in 1944, I had read with awe how the Communists had sent phonetic experts into the vast regions of Russia...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... have been worth noting that while Du Bois’s trajectory toward Marxism and eventual membership in the CPUSA received a vital impetus from his 1926 visit to the U.S.S.R., his interest in socialism antedated the Bolshevik Revolution—he was a mem- ber of the Socialist Party briefly before the First...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... have been worth noting that while Du Bois’s trajectory toward Marxism and eventual membership in the CPUSA received a vital impetus from his 1926 visit to the U.S.S.R., his interest in socialism antedated the Bolshevik Revolution—he was a mem- ber of the Socialist Party briefly before the First...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... have been worth noting that while Du Bois’s trajectory toward Marxism and eventual membership in the CPUSA received a vital impetus from his 1926 visit to the U.S.S.R., his interest in socialism antedated the Bolshevik Revolution—he was a mem- ber of the Socialist Party briefly before the First...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... have been worth noting that while Du Bois’s trajectory toward Marxism and eventual membership in the CPUSA received a vital impetus from his 1926 visit to the U.S.S.R., his interest in socialism antedated the Bolshevik Revolution—he was a mem- ber of the Socialist Party briefly before the First...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 145–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... culture. The poetry of Nikolai Gumilev (1886-1921) exemplifies the cosmopolitan spirit that suffused Russian art before the Bolshevik Revolution. The founder and leader of Acmeism, a modernist poetic school of the second decade of the last century, Gumilev drew on many Western models, particularly...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
... staggers around Moscow, tak- ing in a rather eclectic selection of cultural events and objects, fretting about his love for the Bolshevik actress, director, and activist Asja Lacis, vacillating about whether or not to join the party, and expressing ambivalence about where the revolution was headed...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of political fiction. Set Oon the campus of Waindell College, Nabokov’s novel of the mid 1950s offers the reader and its heroes a refuge from the affairs of the world. Pnin himself is a refugee. He has fled the Bolshevik revolution, and his beloved, Mira Belochkin, has been killed in an extermination...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... political body) in Palestine under the British mandate following the Balfour Declaration. The growing patriotic national spirit in western Europe, the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, and the peculiar mixture of the latter two in Palestine—all these events stimulated the transformation of epistemic orders...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 426–441.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., which made an uncharacteristically sympathetic case for American solidarity with the Bolshevik Revolution, and did so by framing its internationalist politics within a much more familiar narrative, a narrative about—of all things—the conflict between work and family, the strains of the two-career...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
... mentality or culture,” and, within a decade of the Bolshevik Revolution, this definition had informed the Soviet government’s implementation of its nationalities policy ( Hagadorn , Linssen, and Tumanov 42). Terry Martin has explained that this policy was an urgent means of addressing the multiple...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of the Bolshevik party. He sought to agitate the tsarist regime. To do so, highlighting the conflict between the Russian government and the Russian people was of paramount importance. Yet, to the contemporary world, especially the West, Lenin’s ideas are still meaningful in that his anti-totalitarian and anti...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
...). The Russo-Georgian dialogue was transformed significantly in the wake of the Bolshevik annexation of Georgia in 1921, which ended Georgia’s brief indepen- dence but also sought to recast imperial relations. The historian Terry Martin has emphasized the uniquely “paradoxical nature of the multiethnic...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 408–435.
Published: 01 December 2019
... singing hymns, as Dmitri Karamazov sang in The Brothers Karamazov . The offended bourgeois laughs at the songs; the saint and the seer hear them with tears” ( Southam 189 ). Southam adds that “in this specific context, the ‘Murmur’ ( line 367 ) would be the voice of Mother Russia lamenting the Bolshevik...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 153–171.
Published: 01 June 2023
... as the protagonist Ahmet quarantines in a secret cabin after a possibly rabid animal bite, Life’s Good, Brother shows Ahmet in early-Bolshevik Moscow but also in Turkish prison and digging a grave-like hole for a literally underground printing press in Izmir. Hikmet studied and then taught at KUTV between 1922...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2002
...—and it possesses no semantic analogue in the Russian text, which uses the verb “trevozhit’” (to trouble, to disturb, to grieve). The Bolshevik- instigated exile from Edenic Russia produces grief, but the exile from Edenic Russian actually disables the narrator—or at least reveals a latent inadequacy...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... to this verse to call attention to the Bolshevik conquest of the two cities in 1920, both of which were then absorbed into the U.S.S.R.: THE MODERNIST URDU POETRY OF N.M. RASHED / 83 Bukhara and Samarqand for a Hindu mole! Very well, what remains...