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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Literature . Vol. 1 . East Lansing : Asian Studies Center, Michigan State UP , 1974 . 1 – 35 . Print . Duara Parsenjit . “The Discourse of Civilization and Pan-Asianism.” Journal of World History 12 . 1 ( 2001 ): 99 – 130 . Print . Faruqi Shamsur Rahman . Early Urdu Literary...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 world literature historical poetics lyric Persian Urdu SINCE ITS ORIGINS in seventh-century Arabic, the genre of poetry known as the ghazal has traveled into an astonishing array of literary traditions, including Persian, Turkish, Spanish, Hebrew...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and bourgeois sexual discipline in late colonial India. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Ismat Chughtai disgust affect Urdu literature erotic texture IN AN EXTRAORDINARY experiment in sensory aesthetics, written in the 1940s, Urdu feminist writer and anticolonial activist Ismat...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in Hindi and Urdu Literature . London : Pearson Longman , 2009 . Premchand . “ Aikṭres ” (“Actress”). In Mānasarovar, Bhāg 5 ( Manasarovar, Volume 5 ), 161 – 68 . Patna : Anupam , 2011 . Premchand . Kuch Vicār ( Some Thoughts ). Allahabad : Saraswati , 1985 . Premchand...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Visitors to Soviet Union, 1921–1941 . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . Dryland Estelle . “ Faiz Ahmed Faiz and the Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case .” Journal of South Asian Literature 27 , no. 2 ( 1992 ): 175 – 85 . Dryland Estelle . Faiz Ahmed Faiz, 1911–1984, Urdu Poet...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... vernacularization in this fashion and mobilized instead an accounting of the brutalist colonial histories where it was deployed for colonial transformation? The Urdu modernist poet Miraji (1912–1949), eschewing the term “vernacular,” mined English and European languages, and other Asian and Indian literary lineages...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... – 79 . Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 1999 . Orsini Francesca . Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture . New Delhi : Orient BlackSwan , 2010 . Orsini Francesca . “ The Multilingual Local in World Literature .” Comparative Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to these questions by retracing a colonial genealogy of the (Anglophone) vernacular as a term emergent in South Asian contexts, with subtle afterlives in the writing of Miraji, the Urdu modernist poet. Patel claims that, through a representative, translational essay on Sappho, Miraji indirectly addresses a colonial...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Hindi literature as a new linguistic register. 9 Furthermore, close analysis of his works shows the importance of reading Muktibodh at the local level of his own career in Central India, as it reveals the importance of the networks of writers across Hindi, Urdu, and Marathi in this region...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Print . Pratt Mary Louise . Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation . 2nd ed. New York : Routledge , 2008 . Print . Prendergast Christopher , ed. Debating World Literature . London : Verso , 2004 . Print . Pritchett Frances . “A Long History of Urdu...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... by what the western reader can appreciate: exotica or erotica. . . . The [Indian Writer in English] takes a touristy look at India” (qtd. in Brouilleltte, “South Asian Literature” 34–35 ). 9 Bhasha (language) is a word of Sanskrit origin that appears in many South Asian languages (but not Urdu...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 59–74.
Published: 01 March 2016
... whose language —​Dutch in one instance, Urdu in the other —​the anonymous fictional interlocutor does not speak: “Puis-je, monsieur, vous proposer mes services, sans risquer d’être impor- tun?” (Chute 7; “My good sir, I wonder if I might venture to offer you some help?” Fall 3); “Excuse me, sir...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Russian Literature about the Poor . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2001 . Husain Ali Akbar . Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . İhsanoğlu Ekmeleddin . “ The Introduction...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., from the purity of Lucknow Urdu to the Southern slurrings of Tamil. I under- stood only a fraction of the things being said within the walls of my skull. Only later, when I began to probe, did I learn that below the surface...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the other. This, in retrospect, was my attempt to liberate the shosetsu and other peripheral narrative forms such as the Chinese, Arab, or Urdu narratives from metropolitan literary domination. I liked to indulge my- self by fantasying that, as a written text, the novel—begun in the West nearly...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 283–298.
Published: 01 September 2020
... several languages perfectly. Indian multilingualism is intimately tied to context: a person who is completely fluent in Bengali in the kitchen, may be tongue-tied if asked to answer a question in that language in the classroom; someone for whom Urdu is the language of love and poetry, may be stumped...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 332–348.
Published: 01 September 2007
... or English, or Icelandic, Urdu or Malinke, that wouldn’t alter the fundamental issue of linguistic/cultural range and “biodiversity,” so to speak. 4 Saussy makes another interesting point about Meltzl’s selection when he remarks that “The inclusion of Hungarian in an otherwise unremarkable list opens...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... colonialism played in inventing the vernaculars of “Hindi” (purged of Arabic and Persian influences) and “Hindustani,” from which modern Hindi and Urdu, respectively, descend (see 117–30 ). We hear it too, in a different key, in Moradewun Adejunmobi’s Vernacular Palaver , which assumes the locality...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 421–441.
Published: 01 December 2021
... to a heritage that goes beyond al-Andalus and aligns with cultures that have much more established ties to Islam (mainly Urdu, Turkish, and Persian). 22 My analysis focuses on the form of the ghazal , which generates its aesthetic in the Diván following the interplay between religion and love poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 395–414.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Mufti encourages us to do, the Persian ta‘ārof in its verbal layer can find a rather reliable translation in the Urdu term takallouf . Both drawn from Arabic, ta‘ārof and takallouf have developed allied meanings in their adopting languages. In his novel Shame , Salman Rushdie refers...