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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jonas Elbousty jonas.elbousty@yale.edu The Arabic Prose Poem: Theory and Practice , by Huda Fakhreddine . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2021 . 288 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 In her recently published book, The Arabic Prose Poem...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figures 1a–b. Poster, “Victory, Vietnam-Palestine,” in Arabic and English, designed by Ismail Shammout. Published by the Palestine Liberation Organization, Lebanon, ca. 1972. The Palestine Poster Project Archives (PPPA). More
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Lara Harb Abstract The Aristotelian sense of mimesis (i.e., fictional representation of an evoked world through plot and characters) continues to shape modern views of literature. The medieval Arabic reception of the concept of mimesis and its closely related concept of mythos (fable, story...
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Comparative Literature (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...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (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 (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... a 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 (2021) 73 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Figures 1a–b. Poster, “Victory, Vietnam-Palestine,” in Arabic and English, designed by Ismail Shammout. Published by the Palestine Liberation Organization, Lebanon, ca. 1972. The Palestine Poster Project Archives (PPPA). ...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of 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 (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 (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 (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... But there is another genesis story that begins in the late eighteenth century in Spain and Italy, countries with histories entangled with the Arab presence in Europe during the medieval period. Emphasizing the role of Arabic in the formation of European literatures, Juan Andrés wrote the first comparative history...
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Comparative Literature (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 (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 (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 (2019) 71 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... These publications in this way confused the romance ’s oral origins at the intersection of medieval Castilian and Arabic cultural practices, one the one hand, and the early modern reception and revival of the genre, on the other hand. This essay examines how and why debate about this complex history of the romance...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 153–171.
Published: 01 June 2023
... (Albanian, 1978); Sonallah Ibrahim’s Ice (Arabic, 2011); and Yurii Andrukhovych’s Moscoviad (Ukrainian, 2000). These works each depict a different decade and come from different locations on the concentric map of Soviet influence: the Afro-Asian world, Eastern Europe, and the non-Russian USSR. Together...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 415–436.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Charis Olszok Abstract This article suggests a marked ecological consciousness within the Arabic novel and its experimental poetics, reading the Kurdish-Syrian author Salīm Barakāt’s debut novel Fuqahāʾ al-ẓalām (1985; Sages of Darkness ) through the lens of dark, uncanny ecology. Through its...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Rachel Green Abstract This article considers Ala Hlehel’s Au Revoir Acre and Ibtisam Azem’s The Book of Disappearance , two Arabic-language novels published in 2014 by Palestinian authors with Israeli citizenship. It argues that both texts thematize empathy, despite its familiar pitfalls...