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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elizabeth M. Holt Voices Revealed: Arab Women Novelists, 1898–2000 . By Shaaban Bouthaina . Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers , 2009 . ix, 227 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS A TRANSNATIONAL POETICS...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
...ROBERTO M. DAINOTTO University of Oregon 2006 Aarsleff, Hans. From Locke to Saussure: Essays on the Study of Language and Intellectual History . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982 . Abu-Haidar, Jareer. “The Arabic Origin of the `Muwashshahat.'” Bulletin of the School...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the Israeli Arab/Palestinian is created as a national minority who as such is also (and necessarily so) a traitor, an inauthentic Palestinian, a wannabe Jew, in short, a failed identity. Indeed, Kashua's insistence on his “Israeliness” (by writing in Hebrew, referring to himself as an Israeli Arab...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... young Sephardim in Jerusalem in 1926, and “Eretz Yisrael,” (“The Land of Israel”), which he delivered to Jewish youths in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, 1929. In the course of the essay, I argue that by configuring Arab-Jews (Jews from the Arab world) and, with greater vigor, Palestinians, as those who live...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... reconceptualization of history, culture, and politics (including, and perhaps most especially, the democratic experiment of the United States). As an example, I turn to the circuits of transmission between Black and Arab communities as a way to think through the ways Arab American immigrant narratives and conceptions...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Brian T. Edwards In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of the Separatist Imagination. By Gil Z. Hochberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. xiii, 192 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shaden M. Tageldin Abstract Does the Latinate vernacular capture non-Europhone relationships of speech to writing? Surveying non-equivalences between the vernacular and its East/South translations, I focus on the Arabic ʿāmmiyya . Vernacular hails from verna , the slave born on his master’s estate...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Maurice Ebileeni This article focuses on a rare leitmotif in literary productions by Palestinians. Both Susan Abulhawa's Mornings in Jenin and Sayed Kashua's Second Person Singular present Arab characters who, under unusual circumstances, impersonate or literally acquire the identity of the Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Saba Mahmood Based on fourth-century Christological debates and the travels of an Egyptian monk, the Arabic novel Azazeel (2008) was accused by the Coptic Orthodox Church of defaming Christianity and fomenting Christian-Muslim sectarian strife in Egypt. The conflict over the novel was quickly...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., transhistorical genealogy of modernism/o goes back to Arabic-Andalusian poetry from medieval Spain, and he points to the Spanish-American War of 1898 as the surprising catalyst for the intersection of Spanish, Spanish American, and U.S. modernisms that he sees flourishing in his moment. From this theoretical...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... DOI 10.1215/00104124-1444477 VOICES REVEALED: ARAB WOMEN NOVELISTS, 1898–2000. By Bouthaina Shaaban. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009. ix, 227 p. Taking feminist scholarship in the West as a benchmark, Bouthaina Shaaban argues in Voices Revealed that studies of Arab women’s...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Macalester College DOI 10.1215/00104124-1444477 VOICES REVEALED: ARAB WOMEN NOVELISTS, 1898–2000. By Bouthaina Shaaban. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009. ix, 227 p. Taking feminist scholarship in the West as a benchmark, Bouthaina...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... vernacularization as a “process of governance” dominated by Anglocentric arbiters of value. As Patel writes, “In employing a Perso-Arabic and Indic lyrical glossary . . . to augment his theoretical vocabulary, Miraji also implicitly advocated a literary path that veered away from an exclusively English one.” In...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2000) 52 (4): 321–338.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Umawi (Love and Death in the Poetry of the Udhrite Poets in the Umayyad Period) . Amman: Maktabat Amman, 1985 . ____. The `Atlal-Nasib in Early Arabic Poetry. A Study of the Development of the Elegiac Genre in Classical Arabic Poetry . Irbid: Yarmouk University Press, 1999 . Djedidi, Tahar...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
... exerted a conceptual and institutional effect on the field of comparative philology. The chapter traces the early grammatical and lexical studies of Arabic among personalities such as Hernando de Talavera, Granada’s first archbishop, and his close asso- ciate Pedro de Alcalá, but extends to include...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perpetual entry and per- petual denial of entry go hand in hand. Especially in the context of the book’s conclusion, which refers to the hasty passage of the Patriot Act after 9/11 and the positioning of Mus- lims (especially Arabs) as national threats, this dynamic needs to be set against the very...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perpetual entry and per- petual denial of entry go hand in hand. Especially in the context of the book’s conclusion, which refers to the hasty passage of the Patriot Act after 9/11 and the positioning of Mus- lims (especially Arabs) as national threats, this dynamic needs to be set against the very...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perpetual entry and per- petual denial of entry go hand in hand. Especially in the context of the book’s conclusion, which refers to the hasty passage of the Patriot Act after 9/11 and the positioning of Mus- lims (especially Arabs) as national threats, this dynamic needs to be set against the very...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2005) 57 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 2005
... is quoting the English translation to this Arabic novel, those three dots do not appear in the translation. The translator has filled in the ellipsis with the word “penis.” Where the original has a gap, the translation plugs it with the word “penis,” as Spivak says, “not just any word, after all...