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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 305–307.
Published: 01 June 2010
... sculpture with Pharaonic themes from the 1820s through the 1940s, situating them in the political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been extensively written about, so much of the ground covered is familiar territory for scholars of Egypt and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Saba Mahmood Based on fourth-century Christological debates and the travels of an Egyptian monk, the Arabic novel Azazeel (2008) was accused by the Coptic Orthodox Church of defaming Christianity and fomenting Christian-Muslim sectarian strife in Egypt. The conflict over the novel was quickly...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Maya Barzilai Following the 1988 translation of Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida into Hebrew, Ronit Matalon, an Israeli writer of Egyptian extraction, began interpolating Barthes into her writing, in part through unacknowledged quotations. This essay explores how Camera Lucida “traveled,” as a piece...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 143–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Theodore Ziolkowski This essay analyzes two variations on the theme of dismemberment. In Egyptian myth, when Osiris is killed and dismembered by his brother, Isis reassembles his body and consecrates the places where she finds the pieces as sites of veneration. This version, clearly anticipating...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Egyptian theory, which derived ʿāmmiyya (dialect) from fuṣḥā (standard) or redefined fuṣḥā as a generalist language that ideally addresses a middle audience. I suggest that a long (if suppressed) continuity in Arabic between common and elite language, if not between dialect and standard, opens horizons of...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... sculpture with Pharaonic themes from the 1820s through the 1940s, situating them in the political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been extensively written about, so much of the ground covered is familiar territory for scholars of Egypt and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 June 2010
... sculpture with Pharaonic themes from the 1820s through the 1940s, situating them in the political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been extensively written about, so much of the ground covered is familiar territory for scholars of Egypt and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political context of European colonialism and Egyptian anti-colonial struggles. This is a topic that has been extensively written about, so much of the ground covered is familiar territory for scholars of Egypt and Egyptology, but Colla compiles a wide array of English, French, and Arabic language...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
... rela- tion (as did, Leibniz suspected, Egyptian hieroglyphs, which he described as too “allegorical”; see Widmaier, Leibniz korrespondiert mit China  188), to assure the pos- sibility of enriching the system with new ideas that then would need new signs, Universal Characters had to eschew a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... respect them” (23). Indeed, it is startling to realize, through Belcher’s research, that ancient Greeks and Egyptians recorded Habesha claims and that Habesha trade networks encompassed China and India as well as the Ara- bian Peninsula. Importantly for Belcher’s subsequent reading of Johnson, trade...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... instrumentalizing tendencies of the Anglo-Indian engineer William Willcocks, whose claims regarding the inefficiencies of Arabic diglossia (the disparity of spoken and written forms), as well as the alleged obsolescence of Qur’anic Arabic ( fuṣḥā ), led to his promotion of the Egyptian colloquial ( ʿāmmiyya...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... wrested from Napoleon’s Egyptian campaigns, historically minded readers have con- fronted the oblique and equivocal relation of the fallen Titans both to the recently vanquished Napoleon and to the English workers’ uprisings of the years to come. Also enigmatic is the poem’s dalliance with...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 312–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... traditions around the world: “the subtle Wisdom of Words among the Meri- nas [of Madagascar]; the Hebraic ‘enchainments’ [or linked parallelisms] . . . the Counterweights of the Ethiopians, the Recitations of the Assyrio-Babylonians, the Egyptians, the Indians, the Chinese, the [aboriginal] Australians...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... first impressions and field notes from a 1980 research trip to the Egyptian village of Lataifa, southwest of Alexandria. In the Prologue, he explains that his trajectory as a student and, later, the writing of this book were motivated by a chance 1978 discovery (in the Oxford library) of the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... frustrates readers looking for struc- tural or aesthetic features of the slave-holding American South. Improbably, Poe surrounds the “black” natives of the island with Arabic and Egyptian cultural markers, and, by positing Tsalal as an uncharted island culture, the novel anach- ronistically recalls...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2002) 54 (3): 242–255.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: Oxford University Press, 1995 . 116 -17. Climo, Shirley. The Egyptian Cinderella . Illustrated by Ruth Heller. New York: HarperCollins, 1989 . Cox, Marian Roalfe. Cinderella: Three Hundred and Forty-Five Variants of Cinderella, Castskin, and Cap o' Rushes . Intro. Andrew Lang, 1893. New York...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... texts from the Mid- dle East that alternatively construct, repress, or deconstruct the bifurcation of the Arab and the Jew: works by Albert Memmi and Edmond Amran El Maleh (both North African Jewish authors), Jewish Egyptian author Jacqueline Shohat Kahanoff, Israeli writer Ronit Matalon, Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... texts from the Mid- dle East that alternatively construct, repress, or deconstruct the bifurcation of the Arab and the Jew: works by Albert Memmi and Edmond Amran El Maleh (both North African Jewish authors), Jewish Egyptian author Jacqueline Shohat Kahanoff, Israeli writer Ronit Matalon, Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of America and created great urban civilizations similar to those of the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the people of the Indus Valley, or the people of the Yellow River, chronologically continuing the journey towards the east. Arriving from maternal Asia, they had already “discovered” the...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... texts from the Mid- dle East that alternatively construct, repress, or deconstruct the bifurcation of the Arab and the Jew: works by Albert Memmi and Edmond Amran El Maleh (both North African Jewish authors), Jewish Egyptian author Jacqueline Shohat Kahanoff, Israeli writer Ronit Matalon, Israeli...