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Comparative Literature (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 (2023) 75 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Timothy Wright timothy.wright@bilkent.edu The African Novel of Ideas: Philosophy and Individualism in the Age of Global Writing , by Jeanne-Marie Jackson . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2020 . 223 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Pire Suisse . In sum Congo Inc. ’s innovative temporality, embodied by the term mondialiste , signals a shift in type of postcolonial narrative toward the global South novel. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020 The game also engenders a paradox through the “superterrane” Gondavanaland...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Samuel Steinberg This essay reads the works of the late Roberto Bolaño, arguably the most widely read and significant Latin American novelist since Gabriel García Márquez, according to their relation to world literature, or what has come to be understood as the “Latin American global novel.” I...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... novels an alternative is imagined as possible only from a marginal position outside the discourses and spaces of globalization: in intimacy, personal encounters, and gestures of care. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 globalization masculinity space/spatiality Kafka ethics Works Cited...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... argue that close readings of three texts—the 1955 Freedom Charter, which formed the basis of the New South African constitution; Phaswane Mpe's 2001 novel Welcome to Our Hillbrow ; and the 2006 film Catch a Fire —shed light on globalization as a political-economic-cultural strategy. I suggest...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2022
... for Comoran clandestine migrants, thousands of whom have perished on the treacherous sea crossing since 1995. In her novel Tropique de la violence (2016), Mauritian author Nathacha Appanah inscribes the Mahoran tragedy within a global imaginary of migration. This essay explores the risks and merits...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-economic systems do not map neatly onto systems of world literature (108). But what if we were instead to attempt to de-center that model altogether? Per- haps what the “case” of Poland and Ireland offers us is, instead, a path to a more transnational, or global, vision of the novel’s development...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that create a sense of synchronicity, repetition, or rupture, the essay shows how such effects serve to disrupt the representation of linear time, introduce intertextuality by quotation or allusion, and situate the novel’s setting, a small Sudanese village, in a global network of power. This reading uncovers...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the same routes as the global anglophone or the postcolonial novels. 21 This dilemma is an indicator of the incessant fracturing of an erstwhile secular Urdu-Hindi literary community. The fault lines can be traced to the Sanskritization and nationalization of Hindi, the Partition, the Arabization...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... the formation of a representative identity, they per- haps underplay the extent to which it does so by reaching beyond  the stable bina- risms typically associated with Irishness. Indeed, by illustrating how Ireland has always existed within a global context McCabe’s novel actively deconstructs the notion...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Margarita Levantovskaya This article examines how contemporary Russian-Jewish-American literature imagines home and belonging for diasporic subjects. It focuses on novels by immigrant Jewish writers born in the USSR, specifically Anya Ulinich, Gary Shteyngart, and Ellen Litman. The novels analyzed...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that produced global capitalism as we know it during an intensification of British colonial occupations across the world, then critics of texts like Ghosh’s Ibis and Kwan’s Rich trilogies must read these novels in relation to a parallel archive of Asian economic activities and strategic complicities...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... an approach to the study of these novels as littérature mondialisante rather than littérature-monde —​that is, as world-forming literature rather than world literature. In doing so, I draw upon Jean-Luc Nancy’s philo- sophical discussion in The Creation of the World or Globalization in order to shift...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and lamented as a symptom of global homogenization. Rebecca Walkowitz’s influential Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature examines how English-language writers, including those such as J. M. Coetzee and Jamaica Kincaid who have long been claimed under the purview...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of this literature generally credit “perverse” stylistics with driving South Asian boom novels to global success. Some scholars who examine the context of this boom also buy into the idea that boom novels employ “inauthentic” representations in order to address “inauthentic” audiences. They also tend to connect...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 20–43.
Published: 01 March 2024
... orientation in depicting the postcolonial” in the last chapter of her book on South Asia in the global literary imaginary ( 190 ). The Bhagat phenomenon was the subject of two 2015 essays: Ulka Anjaria’s “Chetan Bhagat and the New Provincialism” and Priya Joshi’s “Chetan Bhagat: Remaking the Novel in India...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 426–441.
Published: 01 September 2001
... LITERATURE/426 BRUCE ROBBINS Very Busy Just Now: Globalization and Harriedness in Ishiguro’s The Unconsoled EADERS OF Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel The Remains of the Day (1989) will have R no trouble remembering the novel’s case against professionalism...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
...- ated south, whether in terms of actual or symbolic geographies, of the so-called Global South. Comparative Literature  68:2 DOI 10.1215/00104124-3507922  © 2016 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 142 From Paris to Bandung In William Gardner Smith’s novel The Stone Face...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and the Contemporary American Novel . London: Pluto Press, 1998 . ____. “Pure Shores: Travel, Consumption, and Alex Garland's The Beach.” Modern Fiction Studies 50 . 3 ( 2004 ): 551 -69. Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Critical Dimensions of Globalization . Public Worlds: Volume One. 1996...