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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
... ): 699 – 712 . Bailey Thomas Grahame . History of Urdu Literature . Delhi : S. Sethi , 1932 . Bangha Imre . “ Rekhta: Poetry in Mixed Language: The Emergence of Khari Boli Literature in North India .” In Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture , edited by Orsini...
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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
... by writers connected with the Progressive Writers’ Movement. See, for example, Ahmed 162–63 ; Jalil 306–7 . The body of Partition literature in Hindi and Urdu grew significantly after 1970. During the 1950s and 1960s, both nayī kahānī and Urdu nayā afsānā (new story) writers explored similar themes...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
... 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 of Social Realism . Lahore : Vanguard , 1993 . Edgar Adrienne Lynn . Tribal Nation: The Making of Soviet Turkmenistan...
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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
... and received categories that point to the ambiguity of lived cultures (in Urdu-Hindi and English), an uncertainty about evaluative judgment, and the inability to make claims on an often deterritorialized (global anglophone) or institutional US (postcolonial, world literature) category of texts and ideas. 12...
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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
... languages. Similarly, the crucial influence of Marathi poetics, far from a sign of weakness in Muktibodh’s Hindi, indicates the need to consider Hindi literature within a larger system of North Indian literary cultures, including not only Marathi but also Bangla and Urdu, in addition to literary...
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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
..., and Urdu—as those interests were defined in the wake of 9/11. 16 Whether these programs are themselves boom drivers, the parallel growth of government funding and popular literature should alert us to the possible existence of a larger geopolitical interest that exerts pressure on both. When...
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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
... 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 transmissions —​the front...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., as are the relative merits of the novel and shosetsu forms. All this I argued in order to prove that the critical terms that were the products of one form did not fit the other. This, in retrospect, was my attempt to liberate the shosetsu and other peripheral narrative forms such as the Chinese, Arab, or Urdu...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 283–298.
Published: 01 September 2020
... for whom Urdu is the language of love and poetry, may be stumped if asked to use it in his office. This is a consciousness that is neither cosmopolitan nor even properly multilingual, in the Western sense. A linguistic persona of this kind is fundamentally different from one that is molded...
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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
..., Spain’s connection 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...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... connotation etymologically. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it derives from the Tamil kuli, meaning payment for work performed, and possibly from the Urdu qulī, itself derived from the Turkish kul, or slave. 4 Ghosh borrows the term from Leela Gandhi, who discusses the ethical premises...