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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 423–426.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jaime Hanneken Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity. By Monica L. Miller. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. 390 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s o . By...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
...James Smethurst Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain: Reading Encounters Between Black and Red, 1922-1963. By Kate Baldwin. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002. 346 p. University of Oregon 2004 BOOK REVIEWS/99...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Noydens publicadas en la de 1674 . Ed. Martín de Riquer. Barcelona: S.A. Horta, 1943 . Deguzmán, María. Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005 . Delgado, Richard, ed. Critical Race Theory: The Cutting...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Wankhade's criticism, from early writings on Whitman's “spiritual democracy” to essays on the Black Arts Movement and Ralph Ellison, which were repurposed by a generation of Marathi Dalit writers. These writings imagined new terms of Dalit identity outside of the discourse of the Indian nation and the...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Therí A. Pickens This essay asks what kinds of theoretical paradigms are possible in a geographical space where the foundational racial split is along the fault lines of Blackness and whiteness. What other relationships are possible between communities of color in this geo-political, socio-cultural...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keith P. Feldman This introductory essay considers the critical purchase of “relationality” in current scholarly debates in Comparative Ethnic Studies and Comparative Literature. It foregrounds Blackness and/as incommensurability as they are treated in these fields' distinct and overlapping...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... “multiculturalism” as the governing sociopolitical imagination of racial justice sponsored by U.S. global power. It reads the production of blackness and antiblackness in the Ferguson protests through a concept of “imperialism's racial justice” and reviews W.E.B. Du Bois's 1899 development of a theory and method of...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... distinguish it from Hughes's 1920s poetry, associating the latter with a black nationalist literary aesthetic linked to an embrace of Pan-Africanism and the former with a proletarian poetic tied to a decidedly Marxist analysis of race and class-conflict. This article offers a counter-narrative to these...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steven S. Lee In June 1932, Langston Hughes and twenty-one other African Americans traveled to Moscow to make a movie. Set in the contemporary U.S. South, Black and White was to have exposed Jim Crow to the world, but soon after Hughes and his companions arrived the project was cancelled — due...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 276–282.
Published: 01 September 2020
... masks his ideological commitment to racial purity, and he casts these reflections alongside movements such as Standing Rock and Black Lives Matter. Osage racial capitalism settler colonialism ZANI WAWIHOI PI konbra. I-e do-e ikipshe konbra. Thet-zani wi-ekshi-e. This formal greeting in...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 246–261.
Published: 01 June 2010
... revolution. Ruskin's awareness of and conflict with the leggenda nera (black legend) debate—the political myth of a despotic Venice first propagated by apologists for Napoleon's annexation of the city—is discussed in depth. Ruskin's work is further compared with two contemporary American treatments of Italy...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... photograph itself as a means of disrupting photography's contingency and introducing indeterminacy into the black/white order of Africa, as well as the racial orders of Israel and Palestine. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited “Contingency.” Oxford English Dictionary . 1989 . Web...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Suzanne Roszak This article considers the figure of Tituba in Arthur Miller's The Crucible (1953) and in Maryse Condé's I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem (1984). Although Miller's dramatic retelling vindicates the falsely accused and wrongly executed figure of John Proctor, Miller declines to...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
...César Braga-Pinto Given the growing concern with urban crime and the fate of the black man in the aftermath of the abolition of slavery in Brazil in 1888, it is not surprising that the figure of Othello in its various versions, appropriations, and adaptations would become emblematic. In this essay...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and the Literary Imagination (1992). I show how Poe's only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838), resists Morrison's interpretation by playing ironically on white anxiety and Black creativity. I then follow this mode along an international itinerary of authors working in styles and modes...
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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 (2019) 71 (3): 298–313.
Published: 01 September 2019
... considers how the contemporary “Black Lives Matter” movement reckons with the problem of particularity and identity while also gesturing toward an incalculable singularity—infinitely deferred yet always “present.” Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019 Dr. Seuss Jacques Derrida identity...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Di a s P O r i c Id e n t i t y . By Mon- ica L. Miller. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. 390 p. Laboring at the intersection of current work on gender, sexuality, and race, Slaves to Fashion  aims to elaborate a cultural history of black dandyism in identities of the African diaspora...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 421–423.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., 2009. 390 p. Laboring at the intersection of current work on gender, sexuality, and race, Slaves to Fashion  aims to elaborate a cultural history of black dandyism in identities of the African diaspora from the Enlightenment to the twenty-first century. In training the specific lens of...