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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... seeks to offer a more nuanced interpretation of the global sixties from those perspectives situated south — whether in terms of actual or symbolic geographies — of the so-called Global South. In doing so, it connects Paris, Bandung, and Beijing to Saigon, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and Surabaya. © 2016 by...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... frame non-Europhone literatures and literary histories? If we displace Europhone terms of analysis as conceptual categories, what alternatives emerge in their stead from non-European languages, lineages, and source materials? In pursuing lateral comparisons within the Global South, how can the risks of...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., experiments in narrative temporality and an explicit negation of the temporality of Bildung represent the vexed relationship to futurity in those regions of the global South most disadvantaged by the long history of their entanglement with modernity. Yet, in these works, this turning away from the temporality...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... area studies programs that focus on the U.S./Mexico border, the circum-Atlantic, the Pacific rim, the Caribbean, and/or the recently developed conceptual area of the Global South. The editors address these emerging American comparativisms—their limitations and potentials, their disciplinary commitments...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... fiction, centrally concerned with social justice, to launch an effective critique of neoliberal capitalism in present day South Africa. Because South Africa's entry onto the global stage in 1994 was conditioned by the pivotal moment of globalization in which its Rainbow Nation democracy was forged, I...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that broader agreement, however, scholarship about the South Asian boom has tended to overemphasize the political symbolism of recent South Asian Anglophone literature and its global popularity, while under-emphasizing the political realities that create the conditions under which that literature...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mariano Siskind In this essay I propose two different but complementary models with which to think about the relation between the novel and the historical process of globalization. The first— the globalization of the novel —works not with particular textual formations, but with the historical...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
... respective protagonists, protagonists who assume the role of non- conformist visitors to the Global South in conditions where difference is largely staged as exoticism for mass consumption. As postmodern travelers, both figures represent repackaged Baudelairean flâneurs, aware of their status abroad as...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 31–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... past, however, remains hidden by the discourses of individual liberty, democracy, and free markets, the “fairy tales” of colonialism and neo-liberalism, as Kincaid calls them elsewhere (42).11 Like so many other nations of the global south, Antigua has been forced since its independence to...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... differences among the Americas occurred throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but they only managed to demarcate a game of inflexible oppositions that still animates fables of identity and republican fictions. Civilization/barbarism, Anglo/Latin, North/South, capi- talism/one-man-rule—thus...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... North/South imbalances and economic injustice multiply on the international front: to invoke the specter of Karl Marx com- menting on the emerging formations of market globalization in a London inter- view of 1871, “Let us sum it all up in a word. The working classes [note his use of the plural term...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the Malay Peninsular 1511-1786.” Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 33 . 3 ( 1960 ): 9 -31. Bergeron, David M. English Civic Pageantry, 1558-1642 . Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1971 . Brakel, L.F. “On the Origins of the Malay Hikayat.” Review of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... South and is profoundly connected to other “Souths” in the hemisphere, as Glissant argues. The same goes for Cayenne; its precarious French- ness has always been threatened by the reality of being the only French-speaking enclave in South America, and it is now overrun by Brazilians, Haitians, and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... for their Relief. (Public Advertiser, 5 January 1786) More commonly known as lascars, the “Asiatic Blacks” singled out in this passage were denizens of the Indian Ocean world who hailed from the myriad coastal com- munities of present-day Bengal, South India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Ocean (such as the Mauritian- South African Berni Searle or the Australian Helen Pynor5) have made rich visual and intertextual use of Paul et Virginie  in their creative work. Ghosh’s re-reading in Sea of Poppies  destabilizes this founding myth of the Mauri- tian nation and the colonial...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., as has already been extensively observed in the case of the South- ern Cone, the global transition was itself the violence, not what happened after the violence —​a violence that has become readily visible as a prelude to global war. The sixties, however, hold an amulet that is not only an...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 16 ( 1998 ): 49 – 56 . Print . Lessing Gotthold Ephraim . Laocoön: An Essay on the Limits of Painting and Poetry . Trans. and intro. McCormick Edward Allen . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1984 . Print . López Alfred J. “Introduction: The (Post)global South.” The...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 307–324.
Published: 01 September 2002
...RAHUL GAIROLA University of Oregon 2002 Alexander, Meena. The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience . Boston: South End Press, 1996 . Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . Trans. Ben Brewster. New...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... relation between speech and writing different from those the vernacular ushered into Europhone contexts. Reframing language as medium , such horizons limn a polycentric literary comparatism. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 pre/modern language politics global South Arabic ʿāmmiyya...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... who are on the less privileged side of the various divides, in both the global North and the global South.1 I intend to argue that neoliberal globalization, despite its glowing promises, is helping to create a reality that is precisely the opposite of its promoters’ rhetoric. Rather than...