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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... process of spectral recuperation, these children of survivors employ the figure of the child to tell the event of their own refugee becoming. Former child refugees recently come of writerly age across a multilingual global diaspora are thus reappropriating an in-between generation’s collective postmemory...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Igiaba Scego. Drawing on diaspora studies, theories of narrative space, and contemporary theories of world literature, this article argues that Somali diasporic literature places at its imaginative and symbolic core the concept of the border. In so doing, Somali diasporic literature interlocks formal and...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... dramatically, both in relation to Negritude politics (see the ground-breaking work of Gary Wilder) and in relation to its poetics. This review essay examines the recent (re)turn to Negritude by looking at Carrie Noland's 2015 Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... fellow staunch Zionists, he argued passionately that Hebrew should be the language of the emerging national culture and that Yiddish, the language of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, should be abandoned to the Diaspora. But, strangely enough, Shlonsky's early poetry and manifestoes are infused with Yiddish...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... outside of history, Zionist historiography has enabled both the economic dispossession and cultural oppression of these groups, including their uprooting and relocation from one region to another. A close and retrospective reading of “poems of diaspora and redemption” written by Bialik and his...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... associated with any given Latin American nation-state. It is a reminder that we need to seek alternative epistemologies that encompass newer approaches to our understanding of the flux of Latin American diasporas to and within the U.S. We can no longer conceive of Latinidad as a trope under which hyphenated...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... recover can best be understood, I argue, in the context of the different national circumstances in which they grow up, the consequences of Chicana/o diaspora, and traditional versus colonially influenced American Indian standards for tribal identification. Tereza M. Szeghi Indigeneity and...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-Jewish-American writers are participating in a larger effort to imagine anti-statist and anti-autochthonous ways of dwelling. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Diaspora Russian-American literature Russian-Jewish literature Gary Shteyngart Anya Ulinich Works Cited Aviv...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . New York : Verso , 1991 . Print . Bradbury Malcolm McFarlane Jim , eds. Modernism: 1890–1930 . London : Penguin , 1976 . Print . Hall Stuart . “Cultural Identity and Diaspora” . Identity, Community, Culture, Difference . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., Relational Racisms: Some Thoughts on Method.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 32 . 7 ( 2009 ): 1271 – 82 . Print . Hall Stuart . “Cultural Identity and Diaspora.” Theorizing Diaspora . Ed. Braziel Jana Evans Mannur Anita . Malden : Blackwell , 2003 . 233 – 246 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Exile: Diaspora and the Search for a Homeland . Austin : U of Texas P , 2005 . Print . Handal Nathalie . “The Shape of Time: New Palestinian Writing.” Words Without Borders . 15 May 2015 . Web. 15 May 2015 . < http://www.wordswithoutborders.org/article/the-shape-of-time-new...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... worldwide. There is also the story of the production history of Soviet factographic playwright Sergei Tretiakov’s protest play Roar, China a play that emerges here as a crucial touchstone for considering the culture of an anticolonial and revolutionary China both across the Chinese diaspora and...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... 4 – 25 . Chen Boliang Mu Dan Zhuan (A Biography of Mu Dan) . Shiji Zhishi Chubanshe , 2006 . Chow Rey . Writing Diaspora: Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies . Indiana UP , 1993 . Christie Stuart . “ Disorientations: Canon without Context in...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora Since 1939 . New York : Oxford UP , 2013 . Print . MICHELLE ZERBA AND ADELAIDE RUSSO Introduction to Odyssey, Exile, Return N THE FIRST YEARS of the new millennium, the experiences of odyssey, I exile, and return, which form...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... concept of split states also comes into play as a meaningful new category, given that more than half the Latin American nations now have in the United States permanent diasporas, whose dollar remittances constitute a lead- ing item in their former nation’s economies. A split state implies a permanently...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Glissant locates a more broadly defi ned Antilles in a larger American setting. In her own vast novelistic universe, Maryse Condé goes on to create a bipolar or even multipolar American diaspora, as her characters shuttle between her native Guadeloupe and San Francisco, Charleston, or Boston. In a...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... stamp out ambiguity and to enforce one reading of a picture,” so too do homogeneous visions and versions of pan-Africanisms and diasporas deliberately overlook difference in order to frame race in unambiguous terms that, in turn, help to bolster their ambitions (376). Hughes’s “Cubes” inverts...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ethnic minority and diaspora writers. Similarly, but with a different temporal dimension, Dimock argues in Through Other Continents: American Literature Across Deep Time  that Amer- ican literature engages with other traditions, all porous and contaminated with one another, in the context of the...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... “Erzulie, the Divine Paradox: As Rose in Chauvet's Colère and as Noémie in Ollivier's Mère-Solitude.” Journal of Haitian Studies 8 . 1 ( 2002 ): 27 – 38 . Print . Braziel Jana Evans . Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literature . Gainsville : UP of...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Di a s P O r i c Id e n t i t y . By Mon- ica L. Miller. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. 390 p. Laboring at the intersection of current work on gender, sexuality, and race, Slaves to Fashion  aims to elaborate a cultural history of black dandyism in identities of the African diaspora...