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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... long held piety. I argue that reading in translation can be a valuable practice for scholars of English and comparative literature alike because it demands that we reconsider the link between the commitment to original languages and the promotion of theories of culture that prize alterity and...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... often eschews linguistic translation — the word for word — in favor of cultural expression and thus risks emptying cultural translation of its linguistic specificity. Much recent criticism of early modern English literature and culture has been so engaged by arguments about the making of the English...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José María Pérez Fernández This essay focuses on two early English Hispanists, James Mabbe (1571/2–1642?) and Thomas Percy (1729–1811), who exemplify different stages in the pre-history of Comparative and World Literature. It explores their appropriation of La Celestina and Don Quijote as case...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Stephen Arata Literature, Politics, and the English Avant-Garde: Nation and Empire, 1901-1918. By Paul Peppis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. x, 236p. University of Oregon 2002 BOOK REVIEWS/187...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... constraints internal to the literary field but also—most remarkably in the Somali case—on historical or political pressures that transcend the specific rules of the literary game and that respond to cultural dynamics, political pressures, and colonial histories. Consider Farah’s decision to adopt English as...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Katherine Hallemeier Abstract This article argues that reading for the vernacular of Standard American English in Nigerian Anglophone literature creates the opportunity to think about how the Englishes of British and American empire have not always been negotiated as singular or sequential, either...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tomoko Masuzawa The Bible has been considered one of the Great Books of Western Literature, and “the Bible as Literature” is regularly found in the curriculum of English departments in American colleges and universities. An underlying assumption is that the Bible possesses great literary value and...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of world literature in English translation now available for classroom use (Norton, Bedford, Longman), this essay explores the possible pitfalls comparatists face as general readers of world literature no less than as scholars when they study texts in languages they do not speak. The author, a...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... accurate, but her metaphor of a “shrinking globe” is inexact; its agency is misplaced. For it is not so much that the globe is shrinking, but rather that Pound is traversing it, actively seeking materials he hopes will produce a revolution in English language poetry. “Our literature,” Pound writes...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Christophe wished to change the language of Haiti from French to English. Indeed, Cushing writes that Christophe “could not hesitate in adopting that lan- guage, which now possesses a literature unrivalled by the proudest in ancient or modern times, which is making rapid strides to a diffusion almost...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Bruno . “ Literary Routes: Migration, Islands, and the Creative Economy .” PMLA , vol. 131 , no. 5 , 2016 , pp. 1222 – 38 . Mufti Aamir . Forget English! Orientalism and World Literatures . Harvard UP , 2016 . Nancy Jean-Luc . La création du monde ou la mondialisation...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-Orienting Ourselves toward the Material: Between Page and Screen as Case Study .” Comparative Literature 70.3 ( 2018 ): 317 – 36 . Pukui Mary Kawena , and Elbert Samuel H. Hawaiian Dictionary: Hawaiian-English, English-Hawaiian . Honolulu : U of Hawai‘i P , 1986...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the “deep familiarity with three or more languages that most comparative literature programs still require” (4), one could argue that he is describing the ideal Caribbeanist — that is, a scholar who would need to know at least three of the four major colonial languages (English, French...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
... literature English literature 34 For those who believe it was Pushkin, see Eikhenbaum (105) ; and Proskurina (176) . In the Aksakov camp, see Kagan-Kans (134) . 35 Of course changes to family structure began in the eighteenth century with Peter the Great’s reforms to the whole of...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 130–163.
Published: 01 March 2003
....” Books xxiv & i. Blackwood's 59 ( 1846 ): 257 -72, 610-20. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Poems . Ed. Thomas Byrom. London, New York: Dent, 1969 /70. Menninghaus, Winfried. See under Klopstock . Morgan, Bayard Quincy. A Critical Bibliography of German Literature in English Translation...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Patrick Brantlinger Dissenters and Mavericks: Writing about India in English, 1765-2000. By Margery Sabin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. viii + 239 p. University of Oregon 2004 BOOK REVIEWS/99...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 313–338.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., 1960 . ____. Europa: Ein Uberblick über die Zeugnisse des Mythos in der Antiken Literatur und Kunst . Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 1968 . Castleford's Chronicle, or, The Boke of Brut . Ed. Caroline D. Eckhardt. Early English Text Society O.S. 305, 306. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Tara Ghoshal Wallace Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author . By Belcher Wendy Laura . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 285 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 book...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2014
...James Watt Islam and the English Enlightenment . By Garcia Humberto . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 . xviii, 346 p © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 book reviews / 363 pia it can produce a...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ALFRED J. LÓPEZ Hugo Meltzl de Lomnitz's 1877 list of ten “founding” languages for comparative literature implicitly includes the Americas, where at least five of the originary ten languages (English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish) were widely spoken at the time. Yet until very recently...