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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 54–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...S. Shankar This essay harnesses the use of translation as a critical method to explore affect in a comparative mode. By way of readings of ethnography (Margaret Trawick's Notes on Love in a Tamil Family ), film (the Hindi-language masala film Guide ), and fiction (Chinua Achebe's Nigerian novel...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
... . Manual of Ethnography . 1949 . Berghahn Books , 2007 . Milner Jean-Claude . L’oeuvre claire: Lacan, la science, la philosophie . Seuil , 1995 . Office de la recherche scientifique colonial , compte-rendu de la séance du 4 juin 1947 . Pollock Sheldon . “ Future Philology...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of the eighteenth. Campbell correlates travelers’ accounts of the Americas with cosmographers’ attempts to map a dra- matically enlarged and complicated planet, and then connects both endeavors with contemporary efforts to rationalize and codify what eventually becomes the modern discipline of ethnography...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 312–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the “return” as a figure of modernity's self-overcoming. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 orality-literacy ethnography conservatism Third Republic France Homer's Odyssey Works Cited Austin Norman . Archery at the Dark of the Moon . Berkeley : U of California P , 1975 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of affection, Nocentelli argues that the eroticization of spousal relations not only paralleled the rise of ethnography in the European expansion overseas, but was also linked to it. Travel in Asia profoundly shaped the understanding of European sexuality and racial identity as Euro- pean ethnography...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature.” “Race,” Writing, and Difference . Ed. H.L. Gates Jr. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, 1986 . 223 -61. Gourdine, Angeletta K.M. “Postmodern Ethnography and the Womanist Mission: Postcolonial Sensibilities in Possessing the Secret...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... pathologiz- ing characters and author alike. Rhys becomes a native informant and her novels mere ethnographies of colonial “realities.” Similarly, although there have been some recent nuanced analyses of formal devices in The Emigrants, more typical are thematic interpretations that neglect those...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to understand the discourse. I also accessed video recordings of sessions from the Karachi Literature Festival. I am grateful to Mazen Labban and David M. Hughes for pointing me to the emergent field of “collaborative event ethnography” and “digital ethnography” that study (mega)events, large meetings...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of Orientalist ethnographies. In short, the vernacular in its (post)-colonial afterlives cannot easily be disentangled from its colonial-era precursors. As Tageldin writes, “ideologies of the vernacular are as deeply entwined with imperialism as are those of English and other languages of postcolonial...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 442–461.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... “On Chineseness as a Theoretical Problem.” Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory . Ed. Rey Chow. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000 . 1 -25. ____. Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema . New York: Columbia University Press, 1995...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Print . Raoul de Cambrai: Chanson de geste du XIIe siècle . Ed. Kay Sarah . Trans. Kibler William . Paris : Librairie Générale Française , 1996 . Print . Reddy William M. “Against Constructionism: The Historical Ethnography of Emotions.” Current Anthropology 38 . 3...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Allan Michael . “How Adab Became Literary: Formalism, Orientalism, and the Institutions of World Literature.” Journal of Arabic Literature 43 ( 2012 ): 1 – 25 . Print . Asad Talal . “Ethnography, Literature, and Politics: Some Readings and Uses...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
...- ject” (58). This chapter also provides a thought-provoking discussion on the overlap and differences between travel writing’s subjective discourse of “discovery” and ethnography’s more scientific discourse of cultural encounter. The inevitable reversal of subject/object or traveler/“travellee...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
...- ject” (58). This chapter also provides a thought-provoking discussion on the overlap and differences between travel writing’s subjective discourse of “discovery” and ethnography’s more scientific discourse of cultural encounter. The inevitable reversal of subject/object or traveler/“travellee...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
...- ject” (58). This chapter also provides a thought-provoking discussion on the overlap and differences between travel writing’s subjective discourse of “discovery” and ethnography’s more scientific discourse of cultural encounter. The inevitable reversal of subject/object or traveler/“travellee...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...- ject” (58). This chapter also provides a thought-provoking discussion on the overlap and differences between travel writing’s subjective discourse of “discovery” and ethnography’s more scientific discourse of cultural encounter. The inevitable reversal of subject/object or traveler/“travellee...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Paredes’s work ranges from musicology and ethnography to themes of machismo and anti-Mexican sentiment in the United States. See, especially, Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border (1993). Saldívar argues that Parades is also a forerunner of interamerican studies: “Paredes ordinarily sees...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in Asian/Pacific-based aesthetics with more experimental modes of writing in literature and ethnography, something happening in Hawai’i Review as well, which appears to be forging a “post-local” view of Hawai’i beyond a Bamboo Ridge aesthetic of “the local.” On these issues, tactics, and polemics, see...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 489–505.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... Missionary societies treated colonization as a form of “cultural endeavor” that, like the study of geography and ethnography, facilitated missions work. The vast majority of missionaries saw it as their job to make converts of Chinese people: in other words, to accomplish a transfer of Christian doctrine...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 188–206.
Published: 01 June 2023
... the erstwhile Cold War divide is key to the historical shift in discursive politics at issue here. Alexei Yurchak’s ethnography of the “last” Soviet generation identifies a “ hypernormalized ” use of language as a peculiar mode of disavowed fiction that characterized the transition from late to post-socialism...