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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 (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 (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 (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 (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
...David A. Wacks Works Cited Martin-Márquez Susan . Disorientations: Spanish Colonialism in Africa and the Performance of Identity . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2008 . Calderwood , Eric . Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Tobias Warner tdwarner@ucdavis.edu Nicholas Harrison , Our Civilizing Mission: The Lessons of Colonial Education . Liverpool : Liverpool University Press , 2019 . Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 Asking tough questions about the foundations and fate...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jane M. Gaines jmg2196@columbia.edu Bombay Hustle: Making Movies in a Colonial City , by Debashree Mukherjee . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . 420 pp. Relaying Cinema in Midcentury Iran: Material Cultures in Transit , by Kaveh Askari . Berkeley...
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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 (2023) 75 (4): 395–414.
Published: 01 December 2023
... reveal how miscategorization and misnaming are part of the structure of modern codification of exchange with universal ambitions. The essay thus argues that the two main avenues of colonial encounter—namely, economic exchange and translation—are necessarily ambiguous. Always suspicious and speculative...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Shu-mei Shih Abstract This essay examines how comparative literature as a discipline has never confronted its interlocking contexts of settler colonialism, imperialism, and racialization as its conditions of possibility in the United States. Inspired by recent efforts at decolonization in other...
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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 (2023) 75 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Mariajosé Rodríguez-Pliego Abstract This article explores the relationship between storytelling and prophecy by reading narratives of extractivism in the US-Mexico borderlands that raise questions about the apocalyptic aftermaths of colonialism. Specifically, it analyzes contemporary migration...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2023
... the field of comparative literature, the essay offers a preliminary analysis of how a specific example of Indigenous self-representation produces meaning within two related but contrasting venues for display and interpretation: a conventional museum space implicitly coded as “colonial” and an avant-garde...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...