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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... thinnai , it demonstrates how creolization theories need to be adjusted to capture and evaluate the cultural transformations which took place in enclaves such as Pondicherry, founded between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries on India’s coasts by a range of European powers. Equally, it deploys...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-criterion.com >. Desai Gaurav . Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination . New York : Columbia UP , 2013 . Print . Devarrieux Claire . “J.-M.G. Le Clézio: ‘Écrire ajoute des jours à ma vie’.” Libération 26 Mar. 2014 . Web. < http...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the “Afrasian Sea.” More apt geographically, this designation is more inclusive. It removes the implication that one area, India, is privileged and refocuses attention on the African, Middle Eastern, Arabian, and other Asian elements of the whole region. In addition, the rival interests of war- ring...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., and religions meet and mesh together, allowing for perpetual Creolization. Not only do the novel and the architectural space host these togethernesses in an archipelagic form, but so does Pondicherry, which acts as India’s thinnai due to its situatedness as a contact zone where foreign and native encounters...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 264–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Is India Building a Military Base on Agaléga Island? ” Al Jazeera , August 5 , 2021 . www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/8/5/why-is-india-building-a-military-base-on-agalega-island (accessed September 26 , 2021 ) Devi Ananda . La vie de Joséphin le fou . Paris : Gallimard , 2003...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...- anism, with their advocacy of a return — as much spiritual as physical —to an Africa that is truly independent and free. And what are all the various Africa- and India- based religious faiths and practices that endure, sometimes semi-clandestinely, if not tributes to the ways in which inherited...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 246–254.
Published: 01 June 2000
... literature all literature written in English by societies affected by colonialism—a vast geographical zone including Africa, Australia, Bangledesh, Canada, India, Malasia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, the South Pacific Islands, and Sri Lanka. Even the literature of the United States is deemed...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Ocean Portuguese imperial reign” (Prestholdt 29). Affluent Swahili patricians sent their ships to the Comoros and Madagascar as well as to India and South Arabia ( Vernet 167–202 ). But the poem does not merely reflect a historical epoch; rather, its baroque tableau also offers a particular way...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to be reconfigured beyond the implicit duality that has defined their relationship: “the U.S. and Latin America,” “the U.S. and Africa,” or “the U.S. and the Middle East,” but rarely “the Middle East and Latin America,” “Japan and Brazil,” or “India and Africa.” One way of doing this is to think in terms...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
... as a Darwinist view of the civilized versus the primitive is on clear display here. Immediately after this passage, he went on to describe the footprints of European contact with the non-West, such as with China and India, as having brought knowledge about these places to the West, while modern technologies...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of Latin America were the same as those dividing it from India or China. They were not insuperable; they had a gate. And that gate was both single and universal: it was the Euro-North American metropolis” (75). The result is the canonization of only those Latin American writers and artists whose...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: “the Americans enjoy the advantage of going into the West India markets, at the lowest possible scale of expense . . . .These circumstances combine to render the trade with Hayti advantageous at least in this point of view.” The author of this particular article, in the May, 1817, issue of The Analectic...