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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... a more nuanced understanding of the Moscow-centered transnational literary space produced in the aftermath of the Bolshevik revolution, or what scholars in Slavic studies have called the “Soviet republic of letters.” 40 I described the demand for historical fiction earlier in this essay. In her...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
... on institutional archives and official reports, counterbalancing them with personal reception of cultural encounters, as evidenced in memoires and books by KUTV graduates. The chapter concludes with a section “The Interwar Era Soviet Republic of Letters,” presenting a brief chronicle of several key literary...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
... HARSHA RAM Towards a Cross-cultural Poetics of the Contact Zone: Romantic, Modernist, and Soviet Intertextualities in Boris Pasternak’s Translations of T’itsian T’abidze HE HISTORY OF RELATIONS between Russia and the republic...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 June 2023
... Vijay Prashad has called “the darker nations of the world” to the “eastern” republics of the Soviet Union—Tashkent, Almaty, Tbilisi—the aforementioned Soviet writers contributed to a robust series of publications, exhibitions, and translation initiatives that have become touchstones for defining Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
... initially gave long-awaited autonomy to the Soviet republics. It also promoted an anti-racist ethos abroad, particularly in its criticism of Jim Crow in the United States. 9 However, in the Soviet Union, the progressive aspects of the nationalities policy soon yielded to a de-facto Russian hegemony...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 153–171.
Published: 01 June 2023
... different peripheries: the Eastern European socialist bloc, the Third World (formerly Afro-Asia, now called postcolonial societies or the Global South), and outlying Soviet republics. The Albanian, neither inside nor fully outside the Soviet sphere of influence, observes his country’s disintegrating...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., most scholars of African American thought and culture and the Left (including this reviewer) have focused too narrowly on the United States, paying only cursory attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., most scholars of African American thought and culture and the Left (including this reviewer) have focused too narrowly on the United States, paying only cursory attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., most scholars of African American thought and culture and the Left (including this reviewer) have focused too narrowly on the United States, paying only cursory attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., most scholars of African American thought and culture and the Left (including this reviewer) have focused too narrowly on the United States, paying only cursory attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., with Marxism as a young man, chronicling his extensive travels later in his life throughout the Soviet Union and its republics. It also tells of his encounters with countless luminaries passing through from the world over, such as Pablo Neruda and Jean-Paul Sartre. Faiz’s self-professed difficulty in finishing...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Artist and the Racial Mountain.” African American Literary Theory: A Reader . Ed. Napier Winston . New York : New York UP , 2000 . 27 – 30 . Print . ———. “A Negro Sees the Soviet Union.” Harlem Liberator 16 Sept. 1933 . Print . Katz Otto . Letter to Louise Thompson...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Svetlana Boym’s concept of “diasporic intimacy,” the article charts a Russian-Jewish emigrant poetics of home and exile, linking contemporary representations with Soviet-era meditations on Jewish emplacement. At the same time, the fiction is placed in a global context, suggesting that Russian-Jewish...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of the Aesthetic . Oxford: Blackwell, 1990 . Fitzpatrick, Sheila. “Signals from Below: Soviet Letters of Denunciation of the 1930s.” Accusatory Practices: Denunciation in Modern European History, 1789-1989 . Ed. Sheila Fitzpatrick and Robert Gellately. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1997 . 85 -121...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... because of its association with an “irrational” Romantic heritage linked to fascism (Heukenkamp 104).8 Seghers’s engagement with the novella also undermined the political and literary relationship between East Germany and the Soviet Union implied in part by a common commitment to social realism...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and imprisonment by the ruling Commu- nist party and his ultimate banishment from the Soviet Union; his playful cultivation of affinities with strong poetic fathers like Dante, Pushkin, and Byron; and his frequent use of the word “affair” to describe his intellectual and artistic preoccupations (his “love...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and imprisonment by the ruling Commu- nist party and his ultimate banishment from the Soviet Union; his playful cultivation of affinities with strong poetic fathers like Dante, Pushkin, and Byron; and his frequent use of the word “affair” to describe his intellectual and artistic preoccupations (his “love...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and imprisonment by the ruling Commu- nist party and his ultimate banishment from the Soviet Union; his playful cultivation of affinities with strong poetic fathers like Dante, Pushkin, and Byron; and his frequent use of the word “affair” to describe his intellectual and artistic preoccupations (his “love...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., the implosion of the Soviet Union in 1991, Deng Xiaoping’s tour of southern China in 1992, Hong Kong’s repatriation into China and the end of British colonial rule in 1997, the handover of Macao in 1999, and, finally, the People’s Republic’s entry at the end of 2001 into the World Trade Organization...