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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Clarissa Vierke Abstract The Swahili poetry of the master poet Fumo Liyongo, which dates between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, draws much of its imagery from the Indian Ocean, and in a particularly sensuous way: the poems paint baroque tableaux of Swahili material culture, evoking...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-independence Swahili Historiographic Poetry.” Swahili Forum 17 ( 2010 ): 34 – 57 . Web. 16 Jun. 2015 . < http://www.qucosa.de/fileadmin/data/qucosa/documents/9085/17_05_Rettov%C3%A1.pdf .> ———, ed. and trans. We Hold on to the Word of Lizard. A Small Anthology of Zimbabwean Ndebele Writing...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 June 2022
... 100 – 13 . Samuelson Meg . “ Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Fictions of the Swahili Coast: Littoral Locations and Amphibian Aesthetics .” Social Dynamics 38 , no. 3 ( 2012 ): 499 – 515 . Samuelson Meg . “ Coastal Form: Amphibian Positions, Wider Worlds, and Planetary Horizons...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Eurocentric configurations of national literature departments or to the Americentric interests of area studies programs. Such is arguably the case with nominally non-Arabic vernaculars and languages historically written in Arabic script: African ʿajamis like Wolofal and Swahili, or Jawi in Southeast Asia...