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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as geographically continuous with, and affectively connected to, Cuba. This article reads the poetry of Mohammed el Gharani and Ibrahim al-Rubaish, former detainees included in Marc Falkoff’s collection Poems from Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak , and of José Ramón Sánchez, longtime resident of the Cuban city...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Thiong'o. Moving the Centre: The Struggle for Cultural Freedoms . Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1993 . Ortiz, Fernando. Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar . Trans. Harriet de Onís. Durham: Duke UP, 1995 . Saussy, Haun, ed. Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1999 . 1 -22. Bloom, Harold. The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages , New York: Harcourt Brace, 1994 . Colás, Santiago. “Of Creole Symptoms, Cuban Fantasies, and Other Latin American Postcolonial Ideologies.” PMLA 110 . 3 ( 1995...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... watching black Cuban dockworkers load crates of bootleg Black and White  whisky in Havana (see Mayakovsky, My Discovery). Fernández de Castro thus pro- vided Hughes with a vision of the poet (but not the poetry of) Mayakovsky, with the Russian poet framed as a Marxist comrade whose agitprop  verse...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... with countless luminaries passing through from the world over, such as Pablo Neruda and Jean-Paul Sartre. Faiz’s self-professed difficulty in finishing the text ( Mah o sāl 5 ) and its marked difference from his 1973 Safarnamah-e Kyūbā ( Cuban Travelogue ) in both form and purpose, point...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 328–331.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a writer (Sheila), the other an artist (Sandra), a book illustrated by photographs of miniature installations (chapter 7), as well as Cuban installation artist Sandra Ramos’s work (chapter 8). Juxtaposing immigration and exile, chapters 7 and 8 also contrast Mexi- can American immigrant expression...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a writer (Sheila), the other an artist (Sandra), a book illustrated by photographs of miniature installations (chapter 7), as well as Cuban installation artist Sandra Ramos’s work (chapter 8). Juxtaposing immigration and exile, chapters 7 and 8 also contrast Mexi- can American immigrant expression...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Faulkner), Latin Ameri- can colonial historians of the 1940s (Angel Guido, Pedro Henríquez-Ureña, and Mariano Picón-Salas), Cuban essayists of the post-WWII era ( José Lezama Lima, Alejo Carpentier, and Severo Sarduy), postmodern Latin American “Boom” nov- elists (Carlos Fuentes and José Donoso...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 344–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... with Rubén Darío ( 1867–1916 ) and Cuban José Martí (1853–95). When Darío deployed the term briefly in 1888, it still had a largely negative connotation, meaning roughly what the Royal Spanish Academy’s Dictionary offered until recently as its primary sense: “Excessive inclination to modern things...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 September 2011
... events in the War on Terror. The remarkable richness of these texts is due in part to their participation in literary genres (tragedy, the ancient novel, martyrological poetry) in which questions of repre- sentation and spectacle, as well as truth and revelation, are paramount. These are texts...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
... American Sheila and Sandra Ortiz Taylor’s Imaginary Parents: A Family Autobiography (1996), a collaborative project created by two sis- ters, one a writer (Sheila), the other an artist (Sandra), a book illustrated by photographs of miniature installations (chapter 7), as well as Cuban installation...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... American world of the 1880s and arguably initiated by the Cuban poet José Martí. It was first crystallized in the Nicaraguan writer Rubén Darío’s Azul . . . (1888), given its name and sense in an 1890 essay of Darío’s, then faded in the 1910s with the rise of various avant-gardes and the death...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of sand and cement in Japan (Narahashi, Ono), as well as the dereliction of Cuban beach architecture and American industrial harbors (Morales, Sekula). In art as in criticism, the waterfront stages gender and class crossings (Dumont) and tangles fields. The afterword thereby weaves the major threads...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 244–260.
Published: 01 June 2008
... tratado de entender el peronismo” After] That contact with the Cuban people . . . suddenly, without realizing it [I was never conscious of all this] and already on my way back to Europe, I saw for the fi rst time that I had been placed right in the heart of a people that was making its revolution...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that are given to those elements in that particular geopolitical location. Consequently, the notion of “transculturation,” formulated by the Cuban Fernando Ortiz Fernández in the 1940s, is of relevance here. He sought to move away from the idea of “acculturation,” which held that there was a hegemonic culture...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 189–192.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Michaela Prinzinger Kassandra and the Censors. Greek Poetry Since 1967. By Karen Van Dyck. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. xi, 305 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS ON TRUST: ART...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 March 2001
...), it quickly switches to a thesis-driven track. It would argue that Petrarch’s “sub- jective filter” (p. 34) dominates his poetry to the extent that “the outside world all but disappears” (p. 37). The lover becomes not only the topic of his poems but also “the object of his desire” (p. 39)—a claim...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 172–174.
Published: 01 March 2001
...), it quickly switches to a thesis-driven track. It would argue that Petrarch’s “sub- jective filter” (p. 34) dominates his poetry to the extent that “the outside world all but disappears” (p. 37). The lover becomes not only the topic of his poems but also “the object of his desire” (p. 39)—a claim...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 2001
...), it quickly switches to a thesis-driven track. It would argue that Petrarch’s “sub- jective filter” (p. 34) dominates his poetry to the extent that “the outside world all but disappears” (p. 37). The lover becomes not only the topic of his poems but also “the object of his desire” (p. 39)—a claim...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (2): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2001
...), it quickly switches to a thesis-driven track. It would argue that Petrarch’s “sub- jective filter” (p. 34) dominates his poetry to the extent that “the outside world all but disappears” (p. 37). The lover becomes not only the topic of his poems but also “the object of his desire” (p. 39)—a claim...