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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... writings in those of Zweig, however, the goal is to interpret their work within the broader context of the intellectual debate on race and identity in Brazil. While much has been written about Cendrars's impact on Brazilian modernism, his contribution to the development of the concept of Brazil's...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... role in the aesthetic and literary rethinking of race and class that characterized the Harlem Renais- sance. Larsen’s Danish origins (Danish-European, Danish-Afro-Caribbean, and TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITY & NELLA LARSEN / 229 Danish-American) and her self-identifi cation with...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... by the end of the seventeenth century sexuality and ethnicity became unlinked. Domestic heterosexuality could no longer shore up racial identity; eros no longer had the transforma- tive power to assimilate female ethnic others. Skin color and race instead became core elements of identity...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., 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 from the Enlightenment to the twenty-first century. In training the specific lens of...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Print . Immerwahr Daniel . “Caste or Colony? Indianizing Race in the United States.” Modern Intellectual History 4 . 2 ( 2007 ): 275 – 301 . Print . Jackson Carl T. “The Influence of Asia upon American Thought: A Bibliographic Essay.” American Studies International 22...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Mexicans. The rhetoric of global inclusivity has been built on a reality of exclusionary vio- lence within and on the borders. This rhetoric disguises the economic issues of domestic and global labor that have shaped the forms of immigration, as it also disguises the work of race in shaping the lives...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
...- tially carry with it both more graduate students and national recognition.” Hearing this plan in a department meeting where issues involving race, class, gender, colonialism, and critical theory were also put on the agenda, one col- league began to wonder out loud afterwards: “You mean I can’t teach...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., Bachofen’s forays into imagined antiquities involved the loss of self: “What a leap from that race of men to ours! What kinship is there between the man who heard the voice of his god in the rustling branches of a tall oak at Dodona and contemporary man, who seems to stand in no relation at all to...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 255–257.
Published: 01 June 2000
... organizes his argument into seven chapters, which cover a wide range of themes, including panto- mime, dance, literary men of action, physical culture, race politics, and Nazi demonization of Jews. The evidence comes from a diverse range of European cultures and movements from the symbolist era to the...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2003
... subsequently become known as the “Indo-European” language family. This “golden age” myth led modern Euro- pean nations to fabricate fictitious and prestigious origins. A line of descent was traced from first “races,” emanating from diverse Persian, Greek, and Roman branches. The author also shows how...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... harem. The “European” is a “highway robber” (rah zan), who imagines Asians as “a languid race of ancient eunuchs” and Asia itself as a “barren and rich widow, being pressured for her unprotected wealth” and longingly awaiting his embrace. The Indian soldier is likewise a “eunuch”: “we [Indians...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., 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 from the Enlightenment to the twenty-first century. In training the specific lens of...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... conoscenza da Paracelso a Leibniz . Rome: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1987 . Browne, Sir Thomas. Pseudodoxia Epidemica . Ed. Robin Robbins. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981 . Carrera, Magali M. Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This ambiguity, I argue, can have salutary effects. In attenuating the boundaries between subject, object, and device, “Oriental writing” renders inoperable the “politics of representation” through which race has been thought. I use the term tone to designate the sensory effect of the racialized...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... (Yaxian xiandai huawen wenxue zuopinxuan) . Singapore : Qingnian shuju , 2013 . Print . Cheng Yinghong . “Cyber Racism: Discourse of Race and Chinese Nationalism.” The China Quarterly 207 ( 2011 ): 561 – 79 . Print . Dirlik Arif . “Mao Zedong Thought and the Third World...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 493–501.
Published: 01 December 2013
... deal if literature is devalued and reduced to aspects of biology such as gender and race (147). To the contrary, literature, he argues, is traditionally a repository of social memory that preserves in exemplary, compact, and unified form society’s pieties and traditions. Yet, paradoxically, in...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... relative or emblematic meanings. All the self-definitions contain traces of signifiers and twisted contradictions that deliberately prevent any possible identitary synthesis, perhaps emblematizing Bhabha’s “liminal” negotiation of cultural identity across differences of race, class, gender, and...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... race, class, gender, and sexuality). Teresa thus fits the mold of Castillo’s quintessential characters, as Roland Walter describes them: “border sub- jects positioned  between cultures and in search of an alternative to their lived ‘nepantla’ state of invisibility and transition” (82).3 Her...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., Jacques Roumain’s Haitian Marx- 2 The idea of mestisaje (mixed-race identity), and especially Hispanicity, has had and continues to have a strong valence in the Dominican Republic, a country that has struggled to define itself against the state-valorized blackness of its neighbor. However...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Haberley David . Three Sad Races: Race Identity and National Consciousness in Brazilian Literature . New York : Cambridge UP , 1983 . Print . Herman Arthur . The Idea of Decline in Western History . New York : The Free Press , 1997 . Print . Hollier Denis . A New History of...