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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that such a conception circles around the secret and more sinister global scene at work in Bolaño's texts, understood as the figure of global war, traced from his mourning of the ideals of modernity (the fall of the Spanish Second Republic, the Nazis, the overthrow of Chile's Salvador Allende...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
...: the discourse of international human rights” ( 15 ) rather than call upon “the vocabulary of radical Islamic militancy to defend themselves” (11). Despite their differences, critical readings of Poems from Guantánamo tend to turn outward from Guantánamo as a place, to a context of US-led global war...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in the mobile poetics of literary exchange that Diary, written in what he sees as the literary wake of the war, exemplifies. Understanding the impli- cations of his works and theories requires thinking about the transnational or global turn beyond Anglophone literary studies not in order to extrapolate...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
...; the only exception is imperial Japan’s occupation during World War II. Cheryl Narumi Naruse and Weihsin Gui’s assertion that Singapore is a “sunny island set in the sea, its national space is always already transnational, its trajectory of postcolonial development already anticipating the global...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Alexandra Kurmann; Tess Do Abstract In this article we argue that a cohort of French, Canadian, and Australian authors of Vietnamese descent are adapting postmemory narratives to fit the purposes of the 1.5 generation. Linda Lê, Kim Thúy, and Nam Le each displace the Vietnam War to reimagine in its...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and global class politics. On the one hand, the myth of racial rivalry and clash of civilizations veils class struggle. On the other, racial and ethnic issues complicate class politics. Lenin’s critique of racism elaborated in the discussion of wars and revolutions in China is not a dogmatic extension...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... hometown, this later “Moving Statues” episode can be interpreted as a response to the fear of global war —largely​ because of its propinquity to Reagan’s visit and the specter of nuclear holocaust to which his earlier policies gave rise. The religious hysteria evident within McCabe’s novel is thus...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 298–314.
Published: 01 September 2001
... profoundly shaped the world we inhabit today. It produced the neoliberal philosophy that provides the rules for the war game currently known as “globalization,” and it landscaped the highly uneven terrain on which that game is played. Neoliberalism is the name given to the version of liberal political...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 273–293.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Nations In an era of incessant war throughout Europe, Milton’s two complementary myths about the cure for international disorder (the myth of coherent and de- limited sovereignty, and the myth of neutral and beneficent globalism) served as one answer to (in Hobbes’s famous formulation) “the war...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... 122 ). How do we read these “minor transnationalisms” when what is “minor” is no longer dominated by the “transcolonialism” of a Western majority? ( Lionnet and Shih 10–11 ). Scholars have begun to reread this colonial binary against the backdrop of the global Cold War; they have reinterpreted...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... expelled, while the latter were interned. The revolutionary times of the global sixties in Malaysia also placed the Chinese Malaysians in a precarious position, even for those who dedicated themselves to fighting anti-colonial guerilla wars against the British and the Japanese. Those who...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 June 2023
..., steeped in racial violence in the worst ways amid the waning days of the Soviet imperium and the post-socialist transition. This brotherhood appears revivified in the global alliance of the new right across the former divides of the Cold War, and it has resurfaced as one of the ghosts of the imperial...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-liberal economy and the end of the cold war—is that the drive for winning has spread far beyond the corporate organiza- tion and into our personal life. Neo-liberalism or globalization is not just an operational policy of corporations and governments. The legitimation of private profit over and above...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
... an enhanced form of a capitalism that prom- ises the endless enrichment of a few corporate power blocks. Michel is now a veteran of the cultural war between global opportunists and vulnerable locals. Indeed, for Michel, the war is an allegory of the inner one he has been waging all along against an array...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Magazine 9 Jan . 2010 . http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/a-fictional-boom . Larsen Neil . “ ‘Boom’ Novel and the Cold War in Latin America .” Global Cold War Literatures: Western, Eastern and Postcolonial Perspectives . Ed. Hammond Andrew . London : Taylor and Francis...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
...) and marked by the historical particularities of each state’s posi- tion in a politically- and economically-stratified global order. In fact, for Achille TEMPORALITY IN CHILD-SOLDIER FICTION / 321 Mbembe, necropolitical formations like the war machine do not operate outside...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
... articulations of postcolonial, post-Cold War hybridity. Of course, Strich’s global vision—like Goethe’s for the most part—is Eurocentric with respect to center and origin: “A European literature, thus one between the literatures of Europe and which mediates and is exchanged between the European peoples...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
... suggests that literary scholars should attend to the ideological formations, or metageographies, that have been produced by—and in some cases helped to engender—these systemic shifts in the organization of global space. Finally, it argues that so doing will require adopting new methodologies around spatial...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
...-cold war rationale for the East-West Center in order to defend it from Republican budget cuts, Hawai’i’s Democratic Senator Daniel Akaka declared that this postwar center of cross-cultural knowledge production was “one of the 1 On the resistance towards globalized “metalanguages...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
... that, as mentioned earlier, Greene studied Japanese during the war. In his report, he notes that the new trend is toward “global literature” including all verbal creativity of “our planet” as there is a growing interest in “non-European literatures.” However, he finds this new trend to be “challenging or disturbing...