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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Michael Heim History of the Literatures of East-Central Europe. Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Volume 1. Edited by Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2004. xx, 647 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Yingjin Zhang Allegoresis: Reading Canonical Literature East and West. By Zhang Longxi. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. 256 p. University of Oregon 2007 BOOK REVIEWS/177...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 251–273.
Published: 01 September 2016
... multiple versions, in countless fragments still being discovered throughout the Near East. This article explores how modern editions negotiate the borders of what comprises this work. Even more basically, it proposes that the very process of deciphering a forgotten language in an unknown script involves...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shaden M. Tageldin Abstract Does the Latinate vernacular capture non-Europhone relationships of speech to writing? Surveying non-equivalences between the vernacular and its East/South translations, I focus on the Arabic ʿāmmiyya . Vernacular hails from verna , the slave born on his master’s estate...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
... era; Henry Roth’s Call It Sleep (1934), where the detritus of a Lower East Side childhood become symbolic totems of a violent coming-of-age; and S. Y. Agnon’s Just Yesterday (Hebrew, 1946), an epic novel of immigration, cultural renaissance, and insanity set in Jaffa and Jerusalem, wherein taxidermy...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...MARIKE JANZEN In the early 1960s, the East German Anna Seghers and the Cuban Alejo Carpentier published historical narratives of the slave uprisings that had rocked French and British colonies in the Caribbean during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In both Seghers's “Das Licht...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... insisted on the site’s urgent moral ties to the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the international community broadly defined—and in defiance of both a US war on “terror” and a Cuban war on “imperialism”—there have persisted smaller-scale gestures aimed at situating the Guantánamo naval base as...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Hebrew. By analyzing these parallel events, the article suggests that the matsav ruah of the early 1900s was a new form of self-experience and that this new form stimulated original poetic language created by a cohort of Hebrew, East European writers, including Yosef Hayim Brenner, Uri Nissan Gnessin...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Persian, Rashed confronted a readership for whom those gestures could only be signs of Indo-Persian nostalgia, and the poem was largely misread as a paean to the cultural identity of the East. Yet for Rashed, Asia is not a marker of cultural heritage but closer to what Gayatri Spivak has called a...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe . Vols. 1-2 . Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2004 -2006. Erödi, Béla. A Török küldöttség látogatásának emlék-könyve (Memorial Volume of the Visit by the Turkish Envoys). Budapest: Mehner, 1877. Budapest: Akadémiai Könyvkiadó, 2001 . Esterházy...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... University Press, 1978 . Barbour, Richmond. Before Orientalism: London's Theatre of the East, 1576-1626 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003 . Barton, Anne. “Perils of Historicism.” New York Review of Book 38 . 6 ( March 28 , 1991 ): 53 -56. Bassett, D.K. “European Influence in...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Nugent Maria . Lady Nugent's East India Journal: A Critical Edition . Ed. Cohen Ashley L. . Delhi : Oxford UP , 2014 . Print . Nussbaum Felicity A. “Between ‘Oriental’ and ‘Blacks so Called,’ 1688–1788.” Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... between old and new as it details the literary production and reproduction of Jewish diasporic texts and identities. By examining the transnational production of East European Hebrew and Yiddish culture outside the binary of exile and home, Schachter seeks to “denaturalize” theological and political...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
... motivation for travel itself. Chapter four’s rarely discussed yet historically crucial East-West US-USSR travel axis provides the link for a comparison of the ambivalent utopias described in André Gide’s COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/260 Retour de L’URSS and Baudrillard’s Amérique, as well as works from...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Bouvier demonstrates how this unmaking, and subse- quent re/making, of the self becomes, in the twentieth century, a more systematic struc- turing principle of travel writing as well as a self-conscious motivation for travel itself. Chapter four’s rarely discussed yet historically crucial East-West...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Bouvier demonstrates how this unmaking, and subse- quent re/making, of the self becomes, in the twentieth century, a more systematic struc- turing principle of travel writing as well as a self-conscious motivation for travel itself. Chapter four’s rarely discussed yet historically crucial East-West...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Transnationalism and the Decline of the Nation-State.” Critical Inquiry 19 ( 1993 ): 726 -51. ____. “Against the Native Grain: Reading the Japanese Novel in America.” Critical Issues in East Asian Literature: Report on an International Conference on East Asian Literature, 13-20 June, 1983 . Seoul, Korea...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... “BEING-IN-THE-WORLD-HISPANICALLY ” / 263 I. The “First of Worlds.”13 On the “Mother’s” Side: The Eastern Extreme of the Far East When one encounters a Mexican in Los Angeles or San Jose, even if one quickly realizes that the person is, for example, a Zapotec from Oaxaca who speaks his...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 September 2012
... no less founders than the people they defeated. We find the same confusion of tongues in the earliest record of French, the “Strassbourg Oaths”; when Louis, king of the Germanic East Franks and Charles the Bald, king of the romance-speaking West Franks, confirmed their alliance against Lothair...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 330–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... no less founders than the people they defeated. We find the same confusion of tongues in the earliest record of French, the “Strassbourg Oaths”; when Louis, king of the Germanic East Franks and Charles the Bald, king of the romance-speaking West Franks, confirmed their alliance against Lothair...