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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... as geographically continuous with, and affectively connected to, Cuba. This article reads the poetry of Mohammed el Gharani and Ibrahim al-Rubaish, former detainees included in Marc Falkoff’s collection Poems from Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak , and of José Ramón Sánchez, longtime resident of the Cuban city...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 471–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... literature by women in Cuba and Argentina leads these two writers to appropriate or invent their own during periods of increasing liberalization in their respective countries. At first glance, Portela and Moreno’s joyful gestures of what this essay conceptualizes as “creative plagiarism” appear to signal...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 403–420.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... 10 See Louis Pérez Jr.’s thesis on the “moral currency of empire” ( Cuba 175–228). 11 The poems I have consulted are sourced from Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring’s Weyler en Cuba , p. 174–204. They were originally published in rebel and pro–Cuba Libre periodicals such as El porvenir (New...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of Minnesota P, 2001 . Castro, Fidel. “Palabras a los Intelectuales.” Havana, 1961. 30 Jan. 2009 < http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/castro/1961/19610630 .> Chomsky, Aviva, Barry Carr, and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff, eds. The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics . Durham: Duke UP, 2003...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 503–505.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of Disappointment is a unique comparative analysis of a body of works produced in the post–Cold War period. The book revisits the fraught intervention of Cuba in Angola by showing how post-Soviet cultural production demystifies the official redemptive narrative of Cuban heroism and how the fictional representation...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... ): 75 -81. Davis, Mike. Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the U.S. Big City . London: Verso, 2000 . De la Campa, Román. Cuba on My Mind: Journeys to a Severed Nation . London: Verso, 2000 . ____. “Norteamérica y sus mundos Latinos: Ontologías, Globalización, Diásporas.” Revista...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 389–391.
Published: 01 September 2008
... are produced largely in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and various U.S. cities: in Spanish-speaking Philadelphia and New York during the 1820s; in Cuba and Haiti during the 1830s; in New Orleans, Mexico, Haiti, and, yes, New England during the 1840s...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 391–394.
Published: 01 September 2008
... are produced largely in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and various U.S. cities: in Spanish-speaking Philadelphia and New York during the 1820s; in Cuba and Haiti during the 1830s; in New Orleans, Mexico, Haiti, and, yes, New England during the 1840s...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 244–260.
Published: 01 June 2008
... “They say that the most fervent desire of any ghost is to recover at least the appearance of its corporeality . . .” —Julio Cortázar, “Some Aspects of the Short Story” MONG THE MANY EVENTS that took place in Cuba following...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of creole languages — Jamaican, for example —and have a grounding in the classical African languages deployed in liturgical contexts in Cuba and Trinidad, among other countries. Of equal importance when affi rming the centrality of Caribbean literatures to any comparative undertaking is the sheer...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 January 2005
...” was declared. Thus, while Arenas’s novel received the honor of “Primera Mención,” in this political game EMA “won” without win- ning outright. Consequently, it was denied the possibility of publication in Cuba. The manuscript was later smuggled off the island by friends (the Camachos), who then had...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of American Communism: The Depression Decade . New York : Basic Books , 1984 . Print . Kutzinski Vera . “Cuba Libre: Langston Hughes y Nicolás Guillén” . Cuba: Un siglo de literartura (1902–2002) . Ed. Birkenmaier Anke Echevarría Roberto González . Madrid : Editorial Colibrí , 2004...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... impérios: transformações cartográficas do Atlântico sul.” Anais do Museu Paulista 17 . 2 ( 2009 ): 15 – 37 . Print . Morton Timothy . Ecology Without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2007 . Print . Price Rachel . Planet/Cuba: Art...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 256–267.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of a vindictive US oppression over decades . . . are a permanent indication of what could have been” (215). It encourages him to defy logic, as when he speaks of “the still continuing effort by the United States to destroy the Cuban Revolution and to deny the freedom that Cuba promises to a world in economic...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
...,” they regularly saw their own work taken up and refashioned by radical ethnic minority writers. For example, Vladimir Mayakovsky was fascinated by the racial and ethnic diversity he encountered on his 1925 trip to Cuba, Mexico, and the United States, and wrote several poems about it in his signature...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
....” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 11 . 2 ( 2002 ): 173 -93. Ferrer, Ana. Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution 1868-1898 . Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1999 . Ferris, David. “Indiscipline.” Saussy 78 -99. Foster, Lynn V. A Brief History of Mexico . Rev. ed. New...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... was reworked by the Cuban intellectual Roberto Fernández Reta- mar in a 1971 essay that appropriated the image of Caliban for Latin American colonies brutalized by empire, and more particularly for Cuba in relation to the U.S. In contrast, Diego Rivera’s 1940 “fusion” depicts the synergy between...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 344–359.
Published: 01 September 2021
... activism, given momentum on a continental scale by the Cuban Revolution of 1959. It was, incidentally, in revolutionary Cuba, during an international conference for the centenary of Rubén Darío’s birth, in 1967, where Rama first presented some of the ideas leading to his groundbreaking book ( Patiño...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Conference hosted in Bandung, on the island of Java in newly independent Indonesia, and in the 1966 Tricontinental Conference in Havana, Cuba. Far from documenting historical examples of migration or circulation, the plausible yet fictional intimacies of “O homem que sabia javanês” are a conceptual...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 142–163.
Published: 01 March 2008
...!' Presenza italiana in Messico.” Otto/Novecento 24 . 1 ( 2000 ): 125 -71. Lundkvist, Artur. “Palinuro de México.” Toledo 70 -73. Machado de Assis, Joaquim Maria. Posthumous memoirs of Bras Cubas . Trans. Gregory Rabasa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997 . Mansour, Mónica. Los mundos...