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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebecca Peabody In 1952 publisher Dodd, Mead and Company invited African American writer and intellectual Langston Hughes to create an introduction, select illustrations, and prepare discursive captions for a new edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . The mid-twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of aspects of Western Learning and its claims to universal truth and applicability” (48). The third chapter (“The Name Is Changed, but the Tale Is Told of You”) focuses on Lin Shu’s early collaborative translations of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) and Aesop’s Fables, arguing...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to stay and simply letting the ship sail, Friday surprises Crusoe once again by paddling out to the ship and sailing away with the crew. Crusoe almost succumbs to despair, believing himself to be isolated once more. Luckily for Cru- soe, however, the ship’s abused Estonian cabin boy jumps ship...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., out loud, but that loudness is simply contained, held back, kept silent. What is put to the test in this improbable diction is especially—not only, but especially—rhythm and breathing. But when it comes to the sequences that I am now about to try and say out loud, in the glass cabin of a studio...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Krafft-Ebing Richard von . Psychopathia Sexualis . 1886 . Trans. Rehman Francis Joseph . New York : Rebman , 1906 . Print . Lacey E.A. , trans. Bom Crioulo: The Black Man and the Cabin Boy . San Francisco : Gay Sunshine Press , 1982 . Print . Leyland Winston . Now...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... months after the group arrived in the Soviet Union. The result was a public relations disaster. “Negroes Adrift in ‘Uncle Tom’s’ Russian Cabin,” proclaimed the New York Herald Tribune, which portrayed the travelers as having been duped by Soviet promises of equality and stardom (Rampersad, Life 1...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... The famous “Seven Lakes Canto” also begins as picturesque pastoral: “For the seven lakes, and by no man these verses: / Rain; empty river, a voyage, / Fire from frozen cloud, heavy rain in the twilight / Under the cabin roof was one lan- tern” (XLIX.244). As is well known, the canto is modeled...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 153–171.
Published: 01 June 2023
... as the protagonist Ahmet quarantines in a secret cabin after a possibly rabid animal bite, Life’s Good, Brother shows Ahmet in early-Bolshevik Moscow but also in Turkish prison and digging a grave-like hole for a literally underground printing press in Izmir. Hikmet studied and then taught at KUTV between 1922...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of the (betrayed) “noble savage.” It is an adventure that, from Robinson Crusoe on, according to d’Ors, reap- pears in Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Bernardin de Saint Pierre, Chateaubriand, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and even in Paul Gauguin’s painting. He contrasts Rome/Classicism (“spirit of unity, an eternal ideal...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the disorder in the cabin. The broken light bulb not only indexes that something has occurred, but also figures the suspended light or foreclosed vision in which this event occurs with- out occurring, and the impossibility of witnessing it in time. The novel points toward the ethico-political...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of postbellum soci- ety and their relation to power. Consider, for example, a passage from The Hamlet describing the life of white sharecropper Mink Snopes: It was dusk. He emerged from the bottom and looked up the slope of his meagre and sorry corn and saw it — the paintless two-room cabin with an open...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Beyond Afro-Orientalism: Langston Hughes, Koreans, and the Poetics of Overlapping Dispossessions N JULY 1933, in a cabin of the steamer Taiyo Maru leaving the harbor of Yoko- I hama and bound for Hawaii, Langston Hughes began reading a bundle of newspapers he...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 58–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... condescending attitudes towards negroes (Adamson’s “wince-factor but like Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Twain also makes a powerful, affective statement against an institution that in his time still claimed some ideological sanction: the slaveowner’s appeal to the curse of Ham. In the face of what was both criminal...