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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... writings under Apartheid, the complete absence of Palestinians in the recently published Israeli dystopias, appears particularly disheartening. Neither partner nor enemy, Palestinians do not even share in a future nightmare with Israeli Jews. We are left with the following questions: Does writing a Jewish...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 426–443.
Published: 01 December 2018
... different kind of figure: a gardener who “just lives.” Between the guerrilla and the gardener, Coetzee elaborates an antinomy of justice not only in apartheid South Africa but inherent to the institutionalization of modern political life. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 apartheid South...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Desmond Tutu's curious insertion of a character from Dorfman's play into his Foreword to the Final Report) with contemporary manifestations of an older understanding of remediation as a process of medical healing or legal redress (ongoing campaigns by apartheid victims regarding their right to remedy...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., Apartheid, and Comparative Literature  63:1 DOI 10.1215/00104124-1125295  © 2011 by University of Oregon Capitalism disguised as democracy / 65 This article explores the relationship between capitalism and the discourse of multicultural democracy, which animates...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 413–429.
Published: 01 December 2017
... was thought to offer an irresponsibly bleak reflection of post-apartheid South Africa. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 416 abstract, rather dry, even at its hottest” (3). Sex for David is a matter of need, and his “needs turn out to be . . . light and fleeting, like those of a butterfly” (5). He...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... potentially liberating in the nationalist model. For example, it allows anomalies such as the Portuguese colonies or the apartheid settler colonies to be regarded as not only morally repugnant but also ana- chronistic and inevitably to be superseded. Nationalist ideology, which holds that the world can be...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 27–41.
Published: 01 January 2001
... prisoners of the notorious Robben Island—Dennis Brutus, Michael Dingake, Govan Mbeki, Patrick Lekota, and many others—who in their struggle against the perpetua- tion of the racist laws of apartheid in South Africa suffered imprisonment for their cause.10 In fact one of Soyinka’s more recent volumes...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001 . Print. Zabus, Chantal. “The Yoruba Bacchae: Wole Soyinka's De-Aryanization of Greek Civilization.” (Un) Writing Empire . Ed. Theo D'haen. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998 . 203 -28...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2015
... criticize Wiener on this point. I propose the term “sysemics” as the discursive appropriation of différance for informatics, as a gramme without the taint of a metaphysics of absence. Sysemics would put archi-writing to work without the apartheids of brain labor that divide quanta from qualia and...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... upon critiquing the developmental time “promised” by colonial modernity (50–52, 28). Rita Barnard reads Athol Fugard’s 1959 novel Tsotsi (first published in 1980) as a “proto-Bil- dungsroman” in view of the ways the Apartheid state prevents black township youth from even embarking on a...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., published in this issue). The new Basic Law in Israel is relevant to this discussion in that it essentially codifies apartheid—as a blatant example of the abandonment of equality ( Wootliff ). It enshrines settlement building as the legitimate instrument of Israeli nation-building, and relegates the...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., for reasons ranging from disagreements about apartheid to the US refusal to sell arms to the Federal Military Government during the Nigeria-Biafra war ( 1967–70 ), the Carter Administration did much to ease these tensions (91). In 1977, the United States sold $45.5 million worth of military equipment...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the early 1960s by the apartheid regime (Secretary of the Treasurer). In their censoring activities, customs officials applied the protocols of their work to the task at hand, checking a book for dangerous ideas or “components” in the same way as they checked the composition, weight, measure...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 254–256.
Published: 01 June 2013