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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2014
...James Watt Islam and the English Enlightenment . By Garcia Humberto . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 . xviii, 346 p © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 book reviews / 363 pia it can produce a...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 455–456.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Alex J. Novikoff Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain . By Kimmel Seth . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 239 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...; ʿāmmiyya , from al-ʿāmma , the common people. Long-ninth-century Arab-Islamic thought defined al-ʿāmma as a “middle” class, or its language and that of al-khāṣṣa (the elite) as shades of one Arabic, converging at an ideal midpoint. I trace echoes in late-nineteenth-century Algerian, Syro-Lebanese, and...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the perspective of a modern Hebrew poet and Orientalist scholar, Elhanan Yehuda Kron, who travels from Palestine to Berlin to pursue his research on the Islamic origins of Jewish mysticism. Through Kron 1 s experiences in Berlin in the 1930s, the novel calls attention to how the origin of modern...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... towards Mizrahi Jews. Indeed, it was Bialik—the institution and the literary symbol—who served three generations of Zionist educators devoted to writing a new Jewish history from which the Jews who lived in Arab and Islamic lands during the last few centuries were erased. University of Oregon 2010...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 242–255.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Center for Folklore Studies Conference, Going Native: Recruitment, Conversation, and Identification in Cultural Research . Columbus, Ohio, May 20 -22, 1999 . Boyd, Jean. The Caliph's Sister : Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, Teacher, Poet, and Islamic Leader . London and Totowa, NJ : F. Cass, 1989...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... conflict between Islam and Christianity as a prefiguration of modern European colonialism in the region. Calderwood’s reading of the works of Mufaddal Afayal (1824–87) deploys the idea of al-Andalus in an era of Spanish and French colonial domination of Morocco. Reading Afayal’s lament for Tétouan and his...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 361–363.
Published: 01 September 2014
... conversion in Confessions. By the fifteenth century, the Iberian Christian apologists Juan Andrés and Pablo de Santa María, the former a con- verted Islamic jurist from Xátiva and the latter a prominent Jew from Burgos, among many others, had combined aspects from both Paul’s and Augustine’s conversion...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
... from its example [ ʿibrat ]” ( Gulistān 2 ) skillfully interweaves Karamzin’s vision with a longer tradition of history-as-example within Islamic historiography. And yet whatever Karamzin may have contributed to Bākīkhānūf’s account of history-as-example, there were also older precedents for this...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... reviews / 365 ers considered here similarly distance themselves from the Islamic republicanism that they elsewhere invoke. In his introduction to Chronicle of the Cid (1808), for example, Southey presents the prophet Mohammed not as a republican but as an “impostor” and empire- builder, who...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
....” Dimock Buell 19 – 38 . Print . Berman Jacob . American Arabesque: Arabs and Islam in the Nineteenth-Century Imaginary . New York : New York UP , 2012 . Print . Civantos Christina . Between Argentines and Arabs: Argentine Orientalism, Arab Immigrants, and the Writing of...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Turning: Islam and English Drama, 1579-1624 . Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005 . Busia, Abena P.A. “Silencing Sycorax: On African Colonial Discourse and the Unvoiced Female.” Cultural Critique 14 (Winter 1989 -90): 81 -104. Chase, Kenneth. Firearms: A Global History . Cambridge...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... , 2009 . Print . Asad Talal . Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2003 . Print . ———. Genealogies of Religion: Disciplines and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1993 . Print . Augustine...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 271–292.
Published: 01 September 2006
... . Ballard, Roger. “Islam and the Construction of Europe.” Muslims in the Margin: Political Responses to the Presence of Islam in Western Europe . Ed. W.A.R. Shadid and P.S. Van Koningsveld. Kampen, Netherlands: Kok Pharos, 1996 . 15 -51. Barbieri, Giammaria. Dell'origine della poesia rimata . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 265–284.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Uses of Salman Rushdie.” Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam . Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins UP , 1993 . Print . Masa'n ‘Ashara . Dream TV Channel . 9 Nov. 2010 . Web. < http:www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBGMRZO6mso >. 15 April, 2013...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., where some of the most articulate supporters of jadidiyat, such as Muhammad Hasan ‘Askari, increasingly looked to “tradition” (rivayat) to provide the basis of a pre-colonial Indo-Persianate Islamic civilization. Although it is certainly not inaccurate to describe critics like ‘Askari as...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Son the Fanatic.” Love in a Blue Time . London: Faber and Faber, 1997 . Kurten, Marina. “Negotiating Identities: Expressions of `Culture' in British Migrant Literature.” Atlantic Literary Review 3 ( 2002 ): 47 -55. Lewis, Philip. Islamic Britain: Religion, Politics and Identity among...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Print . Alam Muzaffar . “Religion and Politics in Awadh Society: 17th and Early 18th Centuries.” Islam and Indian Regions . Vol. 1 . Ed. Dallapiccola Annalibera Lallemant Stephanie Zingel-Avé . Stuttgart : F. Steiner , 1993 . 321 – 50 . Print . ———. “Strategy and...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
... . Gontard, Marc. “Lettre-Préface.” La Violence du texte: études sur la littérature marocaine de langue française . Paris: L'Harmatan, 1981 . Gorra, Michael. After Empire: Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997 . Halliday, Fred. Islam and the Myth of Confrontation...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... qualify. These examples are consigned to the margins of every discipline as currently configured: to the regional margins of Arabic or Middle Eastern studies; the orthographic margins of African and Asian studies, dominated by scholars untrained in Arabic; and the margins of Islamic studies, particularly...