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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 498–501.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Nicholas Harrison Jarvis emphasizes at the outset that “postcolonial francophone memory, testimony, and trauma studies” continue to be “oriented by cartographies, textualities, and temporalities that implicitly center French experiences and narratives of decolonization” (13). Even...
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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 (2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Económica, 1968 . ____. The Role of the Americas in History . Trans. Sonja Karsen. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 1992 . IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO The Return of the Decolonized: The Legacies of Leopoldo Zea’s Philosophy of History...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Chadwick Allen Abstract Originally part of the 2022 Presidential Roundtable “Comparative Literature and Indigeneity,” this essay meditates on the ACLA president’s call to “decolonize” the field of comparative literature. Beyond providing a catchy slogan, what might “decolonization” mean...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of the law yet underwrite it. Against Voltaire’s cosmopolitanism and Enlightenment-era ideals, Habiby’s humor thus offers a differential and conflictual community that prioritizes a practice of decolonization over ideal solutions and their dichotomous logic. Copyright © 2019 by University of Oregon 2019...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
... reiterate the terms they claim to diagnose or contest. It also argues that, in their affective relation to decolonization, Arendt—and Foucault and Agamben—conjures and advances a social panic in a desire to domesticate the destabilizing force of anticolonial struggle. Finally, the article reads Kanafani’s...
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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 (4): 361–376.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of this study. Disgust in Chughtai’s writings emerges as an unruly affect, posing a particular kind of conundrum in the feminist politics of decolonization. My analysis underscores the dialectic of attraction and repulsion that underwrites the aversive energies of disgust. Through the femme figure of craving...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Wayne Yang K. . “Decolonization Is Not a Metaphor.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, and Society 1 . 1 ( 2012 ): 1 – 40 . Print . Weheliye Alexander G. Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Feminist Theories of the Human . Durham : Duke UP...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
... , translated by Knox T. M. . Oxford : Clarendon , 1957 . Jordão Marina Pacheco . Macunaíma gingando entre contradições . São Paulo : Annablume , 2000 . Jussawalla Feroza . “ Decolonizing the Decolonizers: Breaking the Colonial Habit of Mind .” North Dakota Quarterly 55...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . Ed. Lee Christopher J. . Athens : Ohio UP , 2010 . 351 – 61 . Print . Chakravarty Dipesh . “The Legacies of Bandung: Decolonization and the Politics of Culture.” Making a World after Empire: The Bandung Moment and Its Political Afterlives . Ed. Lee Christopher J...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 316–324.
Published: 01 September 2012
... leading up to the 1952 showdown). The authors of the studies reviewed here also engage to varying degrees with Camus’ painfully conflicted stance over decolonization and, especially, the independence of his native Algeria, a stance that has long been criticized by such distinguished critics as Edward...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of this chapter is devoted to the 1958 International Writers’ Congress hosted in Tashkent. Among more than two hundred participants who attended the Congress were literary representatives of Asian and recently decolonized African nations, including such prominent authors as Mao Dun, Mulk Raj Anand, Sajjad Zaheer...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 266–282.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of the four foundation professors, who had already resigned to move to the University of Melbourne ( Sinclair ). My invitation to present on the theme of decolonizing comparative literature as part of the ACLA presidential panel, and to publish that talk in the form of an essay, acknowledged a point...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2013
... on World Literature.” New Left Review 1 ( Jan./Feb. 2000 ): 54 – 68 . Print . ———. “The Slaughterhouse of Literature.” MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly 61 . 1 ( Mar. 2000 ): 207 – 27 . Print . wa Thiong'o Ngugi . Decolonizing the Mind: The Politics of Language in African...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The Browser's Ecstasy . New York: Counterpoint Press, 2000 . Okonkwo, Chidi. Decolonization Agnostics in Postcolonial Fiction . London: McMillan Press, 1999 . ____. Out There: Marginalization and Contemporary Cultures . Ed. Russell Ferguson, et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
...” models of identity and affiliation. Pressing for “a recon- ceptualization of twentieth- and twenty-first century poetry studies” (x), Ramazani succes- sively employs “a variety of transnational templates — globalization, migration, travel, genre, influence, modernity, decolonization, and diaspora...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., migration, travel, genre, influence, modernity, decolonization, and diaspora — to indicate the many ways in which modern and contemporary poetry in English overflows national borders, exceeding the scope of national literary paradigms” (xi). A Transnational Poetics divides roughly into three...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., migration, travel, genre, influence, modernity, decolonization, and diaspora — to indicate the many ways in which modern and contemporary poetry in English overflows national borders, exceeding the scope of national literary paradigms” (xi). A Transnational Poetics divides roughly into three...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 June 2023
... ordering system of nationalities that structured the Soviet empire as a “friendship of peoples” while simultaneously concealing forms of racism within the Soviet Union, it revealed similar fissures in Soviet developmentalist discourses deployed across the decolonizing world. Of particular interest...