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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of “all literature,” before the concepts of Weltliteratur and comparative literature gained currency. The divergence of the two genesis stories is the result of competing geopolitical interests, which determine which literatures enter into the sphere of comparison, on what terms, within which paradigms...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 270–288.
Published: 01 September 2021
...César Domínguez Abstract This article discusses why it is necessary to rebuild comparative literature in terms of a geopolitics of comparison. “Geopolitics” is understood here, following Gearóid Ó Tuathail, to mean a distinctive genre of geo-power which brought about the systemic closure...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of comparison (the “color line”) in response to lynching and imperial conquest. Arguing that the question of comparison in the present must be resolved by collective action rather than scholarship, it tentatively suggests a few possible lines of study attuned to the local and geopolitical dynamics of race...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 2021
...José Luís Jobim Abstract Ferdinand Denis, Almeida Garrett, and Alexandre Herculano were European authors who, during the nineteenth century, formulated a meaning for local color below the equator, and contributed to a comparativism that geopolitically originated from the Old World, which created...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... projects that do not take geopolitical power differentials seriously within a clearly articulated ethics of comparison. Third, as a paradigm of comparative studies, the hemispheric approach repre- sents comparativism with clearly demarcated historical and geographic bound- aries, and in so doing...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... like the one in Exploding Mangoes , which points to obvious intertextual debts between mid-century Latin American and late-century South Asian literatures. Still, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the common geopolitical and market forces that brought these literatures to international...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to consider when and how the valorization of nature might have differential yet tightly related geopolitical effects, under certain circumstances even serving as a screen for postcolonial violence and corporate-driven damage. The essay concludes with an analysis of Halon Habil's Oil on Water in order to argue...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 332–348.
Published: 01 September 2007
... empire” (191). The U.S. has the richest universi- ties in the world (by a growing margin, I believe), and the country’s geopolitical clout is one of the reasons that American academia seems to have a wide influ- ence on a global intellectual agenda, real or imagined (even in the humanities, 2...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... relation- ship to futurity. “For the unemployed,” Hartog observes, “a day-by-day temporality, without the possibility of projects, is a temporality without a future” (126). Such continuities across geopolitical divides as become evident in comparisons of the lived experience of economic precarity...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . RACHEL PRICE Afterword: The Last Universal Commons HIS FORUM’S ESSAYS highlight certain merits and limits of Oceanic Stud- Ties, often in comparison with such contiguous frames as comparative impe- rial studies, the environmental humanities, postcolonial studies...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is situated in the geopolitics of knowledge.5 Paying attention to the diverse currents running through both Dussel’s biography and the parts of the world referred to as Latin America would also illuminate his attempt to place the present-day life of hispanos in a global his- torical context. Here...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
.../New Question of Comparison” 294). Even mod- els of comparativism propagated by postcolonial studies have not escaped the “Europe and” formulation, for they perpetuate neocolonial geopolitics in the form of linguistic fields such as Anglophone, Francophone, and so on (Apter). Furthermore...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
... concept anticipates current cultural transnationalism, an important parallel between the geopolitics of the last phase of the “Goethezeit” and those of the contemporary age is, in some mea- sure, responsible, though such trends in Goethe’s age were restricted to Europe. Indeed, Goethe specifically...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Oregon 2010 Adonis. An Introduction to Arab Poetics . Trans. Catherine Cobham. Austin: U of Texas P, 1990 . Bernheimer, Charles, ed. Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism . Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1995 . ———. “Introduction: The Anxieties of Comparison...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 257–264.
Published: 01 September 2013
... literary concepts reverberate with those scriptural traditions through which textuality has come to be theorized? Secularism and the Grounds of Comparison How do religion and secularism inform the practice of comparison? How is the comparative method practiced within the field of comparative...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
... Peninsula, through which is shipped 35 percent of the world’s petroleum, is a waterway of the utmost geopolitical importance, its harbors built not for dreamy swimmers but for giant oil tankers and the elaborate maritime-military infrastructure assuring their passage. Such a setting would seem to stand...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 September 2021
... as a parallel “literature of resistance.” Taking the Vietnam-Palestine comparison as a focal point, this article illuminates a transnational Arab network of avant-garde literary production that corresponded with, translated, and published each other’s work in Morocco, Syria, Lebanon, and the United States...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
... worlding Works Cited Baldick Chris . Introduction . Melmoth the Wanderer . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1989 . Print . Baldwin Peter . “Comparing and Generalizing: Why All History Is Comparative, Yet No History Is Sociology.” Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and geopolitical scope of transatlantic studies is an issue at hand, as is the manner, if any, in which transatlantic studies relates to comparative literature, colo- nial and postcolonial studies, or older studies on author, period, and infl uence. Is any study that considers any link or tension between...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and geopolitical scope of transatlantic studies is an issue at hand, as is the manner, if any, in which transatlantic studies relates to comparative literature, colo- nial and postcolonial studies, or older studies on author, period, and infl uence. Is any study that considers any link or tension between...