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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 A...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 312–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... imagination 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...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 235–245.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Stefanos Geroulanos Saussy Haun . The Ethnography of Rhythm . New York : Fordham University Press , 2016 . Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 Oral literature follows rules that differ from those observed by written literature; it enjoys different privileges...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... marriage for procreation to marital sex as an expression 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...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 January 2002
... ethnography. The rise of modern ethnography is in turn examined in relation to the institutionalization of the natural sciences (espe- cially astronomy and “micrography the emergence of a worldwide capitalist market, and the ever more rapid revolutions of fashion—the restless vogues in dress and cosmetics...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... calibration of vernacular differences to the measure 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...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- sary even today, for the reading practices both writers criticize have persisted. Readers continue to reduce Rhys’s novels to autobiography, sometimes pathologiz- ing characters and author alike. Rhys becomes a native informant and her novels mere ethnographies of colonial “realities.” Similarly...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... University Press , 2007 . Campbell Lisa M. , and Peter Brosiusa J. “ Collaborative Event Ethnography: Conservation and Development Trade-offs at the Fourth World Conservation Congress .” Conservation and Society 8 , no. 4 ( 2010 ): 245 – 55 . Chakrabarty Dipesh...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., or, in Scott’s words, the Western traveling subject’s awareness “of the status of the other as also being a sub- 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...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
... also being a sub- 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...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of “discovery” and ethnography’s more scientific discourse of cultural encounter. The inevitable reversal of subject/object or traveler/“travellee”—to use Mary Louise Pratt’s term—leads, in the excellent third chapter, to a more detailed exploration of the complex unraveling of Western...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
... also being a sub- 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...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 442–461.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 (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...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 74–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ( 2009 ): 547 – 54 . 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...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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 the national...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (4): 339–362.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Gayatri Spivak’s charge that a form of cultural racism is implicit in Kant’s “Ana- lytic of Teleological Judgment.” Keen to “recover a buried moment of ethnography in the articulation of teleological judgment” (Swift 85), Spivak presents a passage from the Critique of Judgment (§67) as the “one and...