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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
.../20110701archive.html >. 3 Aug. 2012 . Bhabha Homi . “Of Mimicry and Men: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse.” October 28 ( 1984 ): 125 – 33 . Print . Blot Jean-Yves . A la recherche du Saint-Géran. Au pays de Paul et Virginie . Paris : Arthaud , 1984 . Print . Cohen...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jody Blanco Baroque Sovereignty: Carlos Sigüenza y Góngora and the Creole Archive of Colonial Mexico . By More Anna . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 . 360 p. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
...David A. Wacks Calderwood , Eric . Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture . Cambridge, MA : The Belknap Press at Harvard University Press , 2018 . ISBN 9780674980327. 400 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 Colonial al-Andalus...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Isabel Hofmeyr Abstract In the British Empire, much printed matter originated from outside the colony and was funneled through port cities, where customs checked the material to see that it was not pirated, obscene, or seditious. Customs and Excise hence became the section of the colonial state...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Studies oceanic routes hydro-colonialism amphibian aesthetics sea ontologies Works Cited Best Stephen Marcus Sharon . “Surface Reading: An Introduction.” Representations 108 . 1 ( 2009 ): 1 – 21 . Print . Blum Hester . “Introduction: Oceanic Studies.” Atlantic...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Helga Crane’s Copenhagen: Denmark, Colonialism, and Transnational Identity in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand N HIS 1993 BOOK The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness, Paul I Gilroy posits an as yet open and unanswered question: “What of Nella Larsen’s...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 291–306.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as it was often imagined in European novels, The Surrounded takes up the complicated nature of socialization in the colonial context of Native America in the early twentieth century. While Archilde Leon, the novel's protagonist, ultimately desires socialization and integration into tribal society, the colonial...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... apparent with critical attention to the similarities between scenes found in each work. Read together, the two texts expose the limitations that a unilinear model of the colonization process may impose on life for the colonized subject. Whereas Wuthering Heights figures pre-colonial and colonial modes...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jeffrey Sacks Abstract This article considers the work of Hannah Arendt and Ghassan Kanafani in relation to the social and juridical logic and form of the settler colony and of the settler-colonial logic and form of the Israeli state and its ideology, Zionism. The argument is framed in relation...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... how indigeneity and mestizaje are defined in Letters and Almanac (with particular attention to their oppositional features), addressing relationships between these definitions, popular colonialist discourse, and anti-colonial articulations of identity that have developed in American Indian and Chicana...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 238–249.
Published: 01 June 2017
... poetics of creolization, and its politics was seen as either too committed to Manichean patterns of anti-colonial thinking or too accommodating in its willingness to envision federalist as opposed to nationalist solutions to the problem of decolonization. Over the past decade that situation has changed...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and The Emigrants through parataxis and paralipses leaves the colonial migrants in the grip of an unresolved past. Yet these same devices also operate on a wider textual register to shift readers' focalization from realism's gaze, which disjoins observing subject from observed object, suturing readers and colonial...
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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 (2020) 72 (3): 276–282.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Robert Warrior Abstract Noting the entwined histories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism, Robert Warrior investigates the place of Native Americans in colonial hierarchies manifest across US history, from an 1804 encounter in Washington, DC, between the Osage people and Thomas Jefferson...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... discipline, as the question of the “modern” Muslim female citizen subject hangs in the balance of an emergent Indian nationhood. The author offers a queer feminist critique of the traditional phenomenology of disgust by analyzing the codes of erotic texture produced out of histories of colonial hygiene...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... drift, which refers to the self-conscious mode of rewriting the past that subjects the archive to the instability and fluidity of the sea. Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies (2006) and Gurnah’s Paradise (1994) both tell stories of forced displacements in the nineteenth-century Indian Ocean; both rewrite colonial...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Nikhita Obeegadoo Abstract Nestled in the Mozambique Channel, the island of Mayotte is an overseas department of France, wrenched away from the Comoran archipelago in 1975. This act of colonial mutilation gave birth to an ultra-peripheral “French” territory that persists as a beacon of hope...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of implicating Arabic studies, a field in which the question of which languages are relevant may seem as counterintuitive as in American studies. Given its (post)colonial contexts, comparative approaches to Arabic literature have tended to emphasize its relations with British and French literatures...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to place the anthology within what Aníbal Quijano has called the “coloniality of power,” a term deployed to move thinking beyond Western and Eurocentric conceptualizations. This approach provides a new way of framing the issues of cultural production and agency in order to transcend identities originally...