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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
... poet Nâzım Hikmet, Vâlâ was educated at the Communist University of the Toilers of the East from 1922 to 1924. Returning to Turkey in 1925, he launched his career in the daily Akşam ( Evening ), bringing Soviet and Turkish literature into conversation in his serialized translations and literary...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 376–386.
Published: 01 September 2006
... its imperial dream of acquiring the Second Rome and validating its Pan Slavic claim to Orthodox European lead- ership. After this point, Turkey was perceived by a recently liberated Romania as a potential shield against the aggressive designs of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and, even more so...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... about the Ottoman heritage and Turkey’s admission to the EU. All this is reason enough to reflect on the various apportionments of Europe. I shall leave aside the many nineteenth-century pan-Slav ideas, as well as plans for regional federations that never got a chance, either because they were...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 257–269.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2010 . Print . Levin Harry . “Two Romanisten in America.” Grounds for Comparison . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 1972 . 110 – 30 . Print . Lukács Georg . The Theory of the Novel . Trans. Bostock Anna . Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 312–327.
Published: 01 September 2005
...) On the book’s initial publication in 1946, readers would have found something like the Odysseus of Auerbach’s own first chapter: a hidden voice returned from his own version of wartime Turkey, a personality self-charged with the task of re-integrating the history and memory of a civilization riven...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., this narrative represents Turkey only for its “contingent functions” as “an Oriental other, a space of refugee, a site or recovery, a linguistic laboratory, or a transit station,” totally ignoring the fact that Turkish intellectuals were also participants in the conversations, in this case to build comparative...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
... a long process of civilization creation in the Afro- Asian continent, beginning with the Neolithic cultures in present-day Turkey, with cities as old as the seventh millennium BCE in Mesopotamia, passing through Egypt in the fourth millennium, and appearing in the civilizations of India and China...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... .” Middle Eastern Literatures , vol. 13 , no. 2 , 2010 , pp. 171 – 81 . Ertürk Nergis . Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey . Oxford UP , 2011 . Gikandi Simon . “ Contested Grammars: Comparative Literature, Translation, and the Challenge of Locality .” A Companion...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and the purview of the reading practices it cultivates. In sites ranging from Quebec to Turkey to France, secularism has been nearly inseparable from assumptions about the place of read- ing in public schools, whether it means the displacement of scripture by literature or the literary reading of scripture...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., and Literacies, 1000–1930 . Brill , 2014 . Elshakry Marwa . “ Knowledge in Motion: The Cultural Politics of Modern Science Translations in Arabic .” Isis , vol. 99 , no. 4 , 2008 , pp. 701 – 30 . Ertürk Nergis . Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey . Oxford UP , 2011...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 June 2024
... to fleshing out the present discussion on exile and primitivism: that of painter Dimitri Ismailovitch (1890–1976). A Russian speaker born in Kyiv, he emigrated to Turkey in the aftermath of the First World War and remained there from 1919 to 1927, playing a key role in the Union of Russian Painters...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 153–171.
Published: 01 June 2023
...-class backgrounds, he “associated mainly with other well-educated and generally bourgeois students from countries other than Turkey” ( Meyer 211 ). He met Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky and brought theatre director Vsevolod Meyerhold to work on projects at KUTV ( Blasing 53 ). Palestinian classmate...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 415–436.
Published: 01 December 2023
... presences and mutating in strange fashions, as political and ecological borders merge. The dividing line between Syria and Turkey, described as “a short line of houses, and a forest, bordered by barbed wire, separating Turkish land from Syrian,” becomes the site for ever weirder entanglements of human...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and otherwise —​as a historically significant and abiding form of geopolitics. If such research emerges from a current moment in which nations are often weak actors in the contemporary global capitalist order and imperial nostalgia runs strong from Turkey to Russia to China, the planet’s oceans...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (2): 125–134.
Published: 01 June 2024
... at articulations of primitivism in a range of social contexts, the contributors do not merely apply the concept; they develop it. Rafael Cardoso shows how the painter Dimitri Ismailovitch—born in Kyiv, longtime resident of Turkey, immigrant to Brazil—turned to depicting Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian subjects...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and the literatures of Turkey, Iran, South Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In practical terms, however, developing expertise in such areas is very difficult under current institutional norms and may even be risky for doctoral candidates who must answer to the demands of a job market in which Arabic remains...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
... purposes encompasses “the contested area between Germany and Austria to the West and Russian to the East, the Baltic Sea to the North, and Greece and Turkey in the South” [xiv]) during the last two centuries by recontextualizing them, that is, by playing down national myths in favor of mutual contact...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
... purposes encompasses “the contested area between Germany and Austria to the West and Russian to the East, the Baltic Sea to the North, and Greece and Turkey in the South” [xiv]) during the last two centuries by recontextualizing them, that is, by playing down national myths in favor of mutual contact...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
... purposes encompasses “the contested area between Germany and Austria to the West and Russian to the East, the Baltic Sea to the North, and Greece and Turkey in the South” [xiv]) during the last two centuries by recontextualizing them, that is, by playing down national myths in favor of mutual contact...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
... purposes encompasses “the contested area between Germany and Austria to the West and Russian to the East, the Baltic Sea to the North, and Greece and Turkey in the South” [xiv]) during the last two centuries by recontextualizing them, that is, by playing down national myths in favor of mutual contact...