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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and of the Chronotope in the Novel.” Trans. Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . The Dialogical Imagination . Ed. Holquist Michael . Austin : U of Texas P , 1987 . 84 – 258 . Print . Barnard Rita . “Tsotsis: On the Law, the Outlaw and the Postcolonial State.” Contemporary Literature 49...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Vilashini Cooppan Abstract The circulatory connectivity that defines the Indian Ocean as critical object also inheres in objects themselves and the descriptive economies surrounding them. Combining regional chronotopes, the thingly imaginary of Abdulrazak Gurnah’s novel By the Sea , Graham Harman’s...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the collective post-World War II memory that had come to associate it with the Holocaust. Mikhail Bakhtin's concept of the “chronotope” provides a theoretical tool that captures the unique characteristics of the use of time and temporality in the Jewish train genre. The speeding train and the interior...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to assess the current field of Oceanic Studies. “Routes” points to work on the chronotope of the ship; vernacular and subaltern cosmopolitanisms at sea; inter-imperial assemblages; new metageographies; and the resource exploitation, militarization, and securitization of the ocean. “Oceanic” points to recent...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... hopeless—fictional world. We argue that limbotopia is characterized by a chronotope of durational, rather than chronological, time. The narrative structure of limbotopia exhibits several consistent features: an episodic format, the absence of closure, a broken or shifting narrative voice, and an incoherent...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
... practices” as the space of comparison.4 This is the space of nomadic itinerancy, which he calls, after Mikhail Bakhtin, a “spatial chronotope” or “a chronotope of culture” (25)— that is, a discursive site whose negotiation and traversal become constitutive of culture characterized as “[c]onstructed...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 84–99.
Published: 01 January 2005
... later writings the chronotope is the grounds for representability. Our acts are depicted against varying contexts and assumptions regarding his- tory and place, and the more profoundly chronotopic the context, the more meaningful our acts. But before Bakhtin defined the chronotope, he developed...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . Bern : Francke , 1946 . Print . Bakhtin Mikhail . “Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel. Notes toward a Historical Poetics.” The Dialogical Imagination . Austin : U of Texas P , 1981 . 84 – 258 . Print . Bender John . Imagining the Penitentiary . Chicago : U...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... International Studies 9 , no. 1 ( 2012 ): 1 – 39 . The archipelago of fragments allows us to interpret the creolizing chronotope of the thinnai as the modus operandi for Pondicherry’s cartographic reorientation. Its geopolitical subsumption within postcolonial India since 1962 has led...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2011
...- ture, translation must be taken for granted and every work must address a public unfamiliar with the original context of its composition. Both creolization and world literature are temporal figures, chronotopes that hinge on a change of sta- tus in their objects. And both of them provide good...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 356–381.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Funktion eines Denkbildes bei Goethe . Cologne : Böhlau Verlag , 1991 . Print . Bakhtin Mikhail M. “Forms of Time and of the Chronotope in the Novel.” 1937–38 . The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays by M.M. Bakhtin . Ed. Holquist M. . Trans. Emerson C. Holquist M...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... what that comparison reveals within the mid-twentieth-century Hebrew cultural context. Chronotopic Architectonics and the Failure of Space In both The Lady of the Castle and “The Masque of the Red Death” the gothic setting, a haven enclosed within a stylized edifice, offers potential...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
... if not space. By recasting Britain’s emblematic coastal cliffs in such terms, furthermore, the poem implicitly recasts the nation they emblematize as equally unfixed, itinerant, and contingent. Critics have argued that Nagra’s poetry seeks, or laments the lack of, “alternative chronotopes of belonging...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., at the end of “Forms of Time and Chronotope in the Novel” he writes that “Chronotopes are mutually inclusive, they co-exist, they may be interwoven with, replace or oppose one another, contradict one another or find themselves in ever more com- plex interrelationships” (Dialogic Imagination  252). See...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
.... Cooppan’s orientation toward object-words is accompanied by a discussion of the chronotopes of the Indian Ocean, as the latter require us to move beyond our preoccupation with trade-related links across the littoral and instead look to the narrative forms that have taken shape at the intersection of many...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 January 2002
...- tion available to a chronotopically rounded human gaze, the mirror fuses internal and external, self and other. The gaze in the mirror is an oblique, naïve, stolen glance without the lively capacity for dialogue that exists in the gaze exchanged with another. In a fragmentary paragraph entitled...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): i–xvi.
Published: 01 June 2006
...(s): Compar- ative Literature as Chronotope” 2. Caroline Eckhardt (Penn State), “Historiography in Comparative Literature” 3. David Marno (Stanford University), “Comparative Literature as Philosophy of History: A Model of A-disciplinarity” 4. Haun Saussy (Yale University), “Folklore...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., while Paul Gilroy’s alternative formation of the “Black Atlantic” was proposed precisely to move beyond such “national and nationalistic perspectives” (7), it has been criticized for leaving the continent behind as it follows its guiding chronotope of the ship-in-motion, thus expressing...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): i–xx.
Published: 01 June 2000
...”) ■ chronotopes and “life worlds” ■ modernities revisited ■ what was “postmodernism” anyway, and what did we mean by it? ■ ancients and moderns, Old Worlds and New ■ the “eternal return” and the temporality of art ■ cultural geographies ■ topographies of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, race...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... : Presses Universitaires de France , 1997 . Print . Bakhtin Mikhail . “Forms of Time and Chronotope in the Novel.” The Dialogic Imagination . Ed. Holquist Michael . Trans. Emerson Caryl Holquist Michael . Austin : U of Texas P , 1981 . 84 – 258 . Print . Benjamin...