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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Roanne L. Kantor Abstract This article seeks to explain the recent popularity of South Asian Anglophone literature (beginning in 1981 and peaking between 1998 and 2008) in light of the boom in Latin American literature of the 1960s. It argues that the phenomenon of regional literary “booms” shares...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 307–324.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Press, 1991 . BURNING WITH SHAME/307 RAHUL GAIROLA Burning with Shame: Desire and South Asian Patriarchy, from Gayatri Spivak’s “Can the Subaltern Speak?” to Deepa Mehta’s Fire...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 44–64.
Published: 01 March 2024
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Sushil Sivaram Abstract This article reasons that the Jaipur Literature Festival between 2008 and 2011 attempted to institute via polemics, judgment, and celebration the category of the Pakistani novel in India by importing an alterity industry. By failing to contextualize alterity in a South Asian...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Neelofer Qadir Abstract Popular rhetoric of the twenty-first century as the “Asian century” frequently coheres around China as a rising global superpower and thus focuses on its financial and material ambitions in sites across Asia and Africa. Such narratives, ensconced within the BRICS (Brazil...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ventriloquism,” Korean translators subtly insert subversive slogans into Hughes's radical poem “Our Land” in order to encourage anticolonial sentiment against Japanese censorship. By focusing on both Hughes's disaggregate representations of Asians and Korean circulations of black culture, this essay reconsiders...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
... between subject and mechanism, voice and noise. Tone, in my case studies, indexes failed acts of representation. Wang’s tone is excessively animated, insofar as a compensatory liveliness exceeds Wang’s own person. By contrast, the tone of War Trash is neutral. In approximating “Asian” through noise rather...
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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 (2018) 70 (2): 145–159.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Madhumita Lahiri Abstract Whereas most modern South Asian vernacular literatures emerged in concert with nationalism, Tagore moved Bengali literature to its contemporary colloquial form even as he became ever more critical of Indian nationalism. This essay follows Tagore’s anti-nationalist and pan...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of South Asian literary cultures and their engagements with the world. ggouldin@sas.upenn.edu Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 realism modernism Hindi poetry Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh long poem śāyad, tolstoy-numā koī vah ādmī, mere kisī bhītarī dhāge kā āxirī chor...
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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 (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... he tried to conform and the experiences he had to transmit (123, 147–48). The final part turns to Spenser’s Faerie Queene, Marlowe’s Tamburlaine, the Asian silk trade, the middle-class, un-aristocratic audience of The Faerie Queene, and finally to the greatest geographical poet ever, John...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Asianism in the Age of Late Capital.” Public Culture 12 ( 2000 ): 233 -57. Cumings, Bruce. “Rimspeak; or, The Discourse of the `Pacific Rim.'” What Is In a Rim?: Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea . Ed. Arif Dirlik. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1993 . Dirlik, Arif, ed., “Introduction...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 238–240.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and Transnational Reproduction.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism 5 . 1 ( 2004 ): 226 – 56 . Print . Chiu Monica . Filthy Fictions: Asian American Literature by Women . Walnut Creek : Altamira P , 2004 . Print . Fish Cheryl J. “The Toxic Body Politic: Ethnicity, Gender...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Indonesian, 1950–1965 . Ed. Lindsay Jennifer Liem Maya H.T. . Leidon : KITLV Press , 2012 . 255 – 81 . Print . Burges G. Thomas . “Mao in Zanzibar: Nationalism, Discipline, and the (De)Construction of Afro-Asian Solidarities.” Making a World after Empire: The Bandung Moment...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 September 2021
... published in Lotus , can be considered paradigmatic examples of South-South cultural comparison. They promoted direct translation between and among African and Asian languages, contained examples of direct cross-linguistic and cross-cultural analysis; and solicited travel writings from African continental...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
... countries. The focal point of this chapter is the Communist University for Toilers of the East (KUTV), which was established in 1921 and became the site of the first cultural encounters between Soviet, Asian, and African writers. Among KUTV graduates were prominent authors hailing from many countries...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... l'origine troyenne des Turcs.” Körösi Csoma-Archivum 2 ( 1926 -32): 422 -33. Frank, Andre Gunder. ReOrient: Global Economy in the Asian Age . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998 . Geertz, Clifford. Negara: The Theater State in Nineteenth-Century Bali . Princeton: Princeton...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and Fall of a Cultural Network invigorates the burgeoning study of early Asian American literature in the pre–civil rights era with its dazzling conceptualization of a transpacific community among American and Chinese writers and musicians during the interwar years. Focusing on the United States during...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
....’” Social Text 17 ( Fall 1987 ): 3 – 25 . Print . Ali Kamran Asdar . “Communists in a Muslim Land: Cultural Debates in Pakistan's Early Years.” Modern Asian Studies 45 . 3 ( 2011 ): 501 – 34 . Print . Asad Talal . Interview with Nermeen Shaikh . The Present as History...