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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Chelsea Stieber Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction . By Radović Stanka . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2014 . 222 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Michael Rubenstein Transatlantic Solidarities: Irish Nationalism and Caribbean Poetics . By Malouf Michael . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2009 . 280 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Theo D'Haen A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Edited by A. James Arnold. Volume 2. English- and Dutch-Speaking Regions. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001. x, 672 p. University of Oregon...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., this essay explores the Caribbean as an exemplary inter-American and comparatist crossroads space and analyzes several elements that enter into the diverse poetics of the region as articulated by its major writers and theorists: from chaos to transculturation, from magical realism and the “imaginary...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Nicole Rizzuto This essay argues that the Caribbean migration narratives of Jean Rhys and George Lamming employ formal tactics associated with modernism to question values subtending literary realism and provide alternative models for thinking about relations between the novel form and community...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
...MARY JEAN GREEN Although the field of American Studies has expanded beyond the borders of the United States, it continues to marginalize French-speaking cultures in the Americas: Québec, the Francophone islands in the Caribbean, and even Franco-Americans in the U.S. Although this marginalization...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Taylor it argues for a provocative Caribbean aesthetic of “sea ontologies.” By examining the multispecies collaborations of coral and reef ecologies, it suggests a new oceanic imaginary for the more-than-human Anthropocene. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Anthropocene Caribbean...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Dixa Ramírez In this article, I argue that two novels by writers from Hispaniola rescript the long-term idealization of heterosexual coupling in both colonial and nationalist narratives from the Caribbean and Latin America. Mère-Solitude (1983) by Haitian-Canadian Émile Ollivier and El tiempo del...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Matt Sandler This article tests Americanist claims about Edgar Allan Poe's racism against Latin American, Caribbean, and contemporary African-American literature written under his influence. I start with a discussion of Toni Morrison's agenda-setting reading of Poe in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
... American texts in these languages have been largely excluded from comparative literary studies. A comparative reading of two 1877 texts—Meltzl's “Tasks of Comparative Literature” and José Martí's prospectus for the Revista Guatemalteca —reveals that the literatures of the Americas, and the Caribbean...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is primary among the European theorists, but Saussure and Kristeva are also central to her evaluation of Sarduy. While Malcuzynski remains critical of certain aspects of these theories, she also implies that their historical rootedness in Latin America and the Caribbean make them more useful...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Based on a reading of the fiction of the Canadian-Caribbean author Austin Clarke, the essay offers a symbolic mapping of urban translocalities as organisms that expel the immigrant as waste. AMARYLL CHANADY The Trans-American Outcast and Figurations of Displacement...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...MARIKE JANZEN In the early 1960s, the East German Anna Seghers and the Cuban Alejo Carpentier published historical narratives of the slave uprisings that had rocked French and British colonies in the Caribbean during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In both Seghers's “Das Licht...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... area studies programs that focus on the U.S./Mexico border, the circum-Atlantic, the Pacific rim, the Caribbean, and/or the recently developed conceptual area of the Global South. The editors address these emerging American comparativisms—their limitations and potentials, their disciplinary commitments...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Aimé Césaire Léon-Gontran Damas Caribbean modernism postcolonial poetics francophone studies Works Cited Bongie Chris...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Berkeley DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539235 THE FRENCH ATLANTIC, TRAVELS IN CULTURE AND HISTORY. By Bill Marshall. Liverpool: Liver- pool University Press, 2009. 375 p. In his one and only visit to the French Caribbean in 1948, Michel Leiris...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., Berkeley DOI 10.1215/00104124-1539235 THE FRENCH ATLANTIC, TRAVELS IN CULTURE AND HISTORY. By Bill Marshall. Liverpool: Liver- pool University Press, 2009. 375 p. In his one and only visit to the French Caribbean in 1948, Michel Leiris...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-1539235 THE FRENCH ATLANTIC, TRAVELS IN CULTURE AND HISTORY. By Bill Marshall. Liverpool: Liver- pool University Press, 2009. 375 p. In his one and only visit to the French Caribbean in 1948, Michel Leiris savored the unsettling trompe l’oeil effect of a world where familiar and unfamiliar...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
... trials while vilify- ing the figure of Tituba, the “Indian” or Afro-Caribbean slave woman who in con- temporary historical accounts is often blamed for the start of the trials and who sometimes even continues to be accused of Satanism. This study will consider how, in a novel whose title has been...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 September 2005
... knowing. MARY BAINE CAMPBELL Brandeis University COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/362 A HISTORY OF LITERATURE IN THE CARIBBEAN. Edited by A. James Arnold. Volume 2. ENGLISH- AND DUTCH-SPEAKING REGIONS. A Comparative History of...