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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Audrey Wu Clark Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network . By Richard Jean So . New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 . 260 p. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Book Club Changed the Way America Reads . Albany: SUNY P, 2004 . Ferré, Rosario. “On Destiny, Language, and Translation, or, Ophelia Adrift in the C. & O. Canal.” Voice-Overs: Translation and Latin American Literature . Ed. Daniel Balderston and Marcy E. Schwartz. Albany: SUNY P, 2002 . 32...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Sarah Ehlers Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America . By Chasar Mike . New York : Columbia University Press , 2012 . 302 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Chasar Mike . “Lullaby Logics.” Poetry, A Magazine of Verse 206 . 2 ( May...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ximena Briceño Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America . By Siskind Mariano . Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2014 . 357 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 354 Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 188–192.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Elin Diamond Between Jesus and the Market: The Emotions that Matter in Right-Wing America. By Linda Kintz. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997. 313 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179 BOOK REVIEWS THE COLOR OF MELANCHOLY : THE...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2001) 53 (2): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Maarten Van Delden The Burden of Modernity: The Rhetoric of Cultural Discourse in Spanish America. By Carlos J. Alonso. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. x, 227 p. University of Oregon 2001 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., this article unsettles approaches to postcolonial and world literature that emphasize a sequential understanding of two world empires and that argue English is either liberating or coercive. Guided by brief yet densely meaningful references to America in writing by Buchi Emecheta and Chinua Achebe, I...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ANTONIO BARRENECHEA This essay locates the intellectual origins of comparative American studies in Herbert Eugene Bolton's “The Epic of Greater America” (1931). Bolton argued for a hemispheric approach to the study of history and laid the groundwork for a comparative practice with plural...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... discipline in the U.S. and, more particularly, the recent development of the comparative study of the Americas. This growing field is variously referred to as Americas Studies, Transamerican Studies, Interamerican Studies, Hemispheric Studies and, depending upon the program or curriculum, it may also involve...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
...DJELAL KADIR Marked by exceptionalism as endemic characteristic, America's cultures, literary and otherwise, conform to the history of humans globally. American (especially U.S. American) exceptionalism is a paradoxical trait of inevitable conformity. Thus, America's self-estimation as incomparable...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Estelle Tarica Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas. By Zita Nunes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 218 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s o . By Lodovico Ariosto. A New Verse Translation by David R...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Monika Kaup Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas . By Spitta Silvia . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2009 . xii, 280 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Th e Wo u n d a n d t h e Wi t n e s s : Th e Rh e t o...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
...MONIKA KAUP University of Oregon 2006 Abu-Lughod, Janet. Before European Hegemony: The World-System A.D. 1250-1350 . New York: Oxford University Press, 1989 . Acosta, Leonardo. El Barroco de Indias y otros ensayos . Havana: Casa de las Americas, 1984 . Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2006) 58 (2): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ali Behdad Morocco Bound: Disorienting America's Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express. By Brian T. Edwards. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. xv, 366 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2000) 52 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Maarten van Delden The Usable Past: The Imagination of History in Recent Fiction of the Americas. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xiii, 257 p. University of Oregon 2000 BOOK REVIEWS/179 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ALFRED J. LÓPEZ Hugo Meltzl de Lomnitz's 1877 list of ten “founding” languages for comparative literature implicitly includes the Americas, where at least five of the originary ten languages (English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish) were widely spoken at the time. Yet until very recently...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is primary among the European theorists, but Saussure and Kristeva are also central to her evaluation of Sarduy. While Malcuzynski remains critical of certain aspects of these theories, she also implies that their historical rootedness in Latin America and the Caribbean make them more useful...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
...MARY JEAN GREEN Although the field of American Studies has expanded beyond the borders of the United States, it continues to marginalize French-speaking cultures in the Americas: Québec, the Francophone islands in the Caribbean, and even Franco-Americans in the U.S. Although this marginalization...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
...AMARYLL CHANADY This essay develops the concept of the “transamerican outcast” in order to examine the literary figure of economic exile in the Americas. This essay addresses emerging “translocalities” in the hemisphere—that is, multiple cultural networks and socially stratified global cities...