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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... postcolonial world literature are coupled with anthropologist Engseng Ho's distinction between the colonial and the imperial. I argue that the respective aesthetic priorities of these authors, and their fictional use of the histories of slavery and indenture in Mauritius, are best understood by means...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 March 2014
... . ———. “The Post-Welfare State University.” ALH 18 ( 2006 ): 190 – 216 . Print . ———. “Student Debt and the Spirit of Indenture.” Dissent ( Fall 2008 ): 73 – 78 . Print . Jeffrey J. Williams The Remediation of Higher Education and the Harm of Student Debt...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... have studied the traffic in goods and bodies and the circulation of imperial agents across oceans; writers of the African diaspora have engaged imaginatively with the “submarine” history of the middle passage; and critical interest in the literature of indentured servitude is growing...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and a contribution to debates about the definitions of postco- lonial, francophone, and World Literature. Inspired by Nancy, Lionnet replaces those concepts with the idea of “world-forming literature” (littérature mondial- isante).  Recounting the history of slavery and indenture in Mauritius, she analyzes...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2022
... as,” “these are the names they’ve been given”—suggests that the differences between migrations might be more the product of human compartmentalization rather than inherent. Let us note that Appanah has previously written about two of these crossings: the kala pani crossing of indentured laborers (the “engagés...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., lingua francas, common religions, lateen sails, the pluralist sensibilities of littoral societies, long histories of migrant peoples, all freighted and weighted by the systems of slavery, indenture, multiple empires, and long globalizations. Imagine the Indian Ocean world from a series of interlocked...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
... ancestral connection to Tranquebar confirms, the Danes; elsewhere in the novel, he brings in details from the peninsular copresence of the Dutch. At the same time, hidden histories of indentured laborers transported to the French Antilles from Pondicherry also return to the thinnai, as the central raconteur...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., convicts, and the indentured and enslaved. In order to have a meaningful reckoning with the violences that structure contemporary life, we must be attuned to these plural pasts, presents, and the possible futures herein. In the time of the so-called Asian century, it becomes imperative for us...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., indenture, trade, empire, and globalization ( waves ). For Cooppan, the metaphoric work of trees and waves also explains the circulatory economies of Indian Ocean literatures, as in the case of the relationality between The Arabian Nights and By the Sea , where the latter simultaneously develops...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., preda- tory coherence” (8), be these the foundational ravages perpetrated in Africa and the Americas, or their historical successors — the crossings of the black water (kala pani) by indentured Indian and Chinese laborers, the exoduses forced by poverty and repression within the region...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., migration, and trade. Sea of Poppies tells the intertwined stories of a diverse set of characters including Indian indentured laborers, convicts, sailors, and stowaways as they travel from inland India toward and across the ocean during the mid-nineteenth century. Similarly, Paradise follows young Yusuf...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 2023
... against the organization of the colonial archive to attend to the shifts from slavery to indentured Asian wage labor after abolition in the Americas, showing liberalism’s roots in colonialism and exploring the racial entanglements that underlie that transition between those labor and value systems...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in the metropolis, he nevertheless agrees to join the illicit business of a fellow mikiliste  as part of his indenture to the network of compatriots who sponsored him. However, his very first sale of stolen metro cards ends in detainment, and after eighteen months...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 339–359.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... The settlement of Europeans in conquered territories, their various mixtures and modes of co-existence with people outside Europe, and their deliberate efforts to move people around in the world in order to build tributary economies—most notably, the transport of indentured servants and slaves—also imprinted...