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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
...SARAH POLLACK This essay addresses the cultural and political agendas that influence the selection of Latin American novels to be translated by U.S. publishers and the reception of these novels by U.S. readers. Focusing on two Latin American writers who have had enormous success in the U.S., the...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Roanne L. Kantor Abstract This article seeks to explain the recent popularity of South Asian Anglophone literature (beginning in 1981 and peaking between 1998 and 2008) in light of the boom in Latin American literature of the 1960s. It argues that the phenomenon of regional literary “booms” shares...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Sara Castro-Klaren Transatlantic Translations: Dialogues in Latin American Literature. By Julio Ortega. Translated by Philip Derbyshire. London: Reaktion Books, 2006. 219 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS: DIALOGUES IN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE. By Julio...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Bainard Cowan The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction. By Lois Parkinson Zamora. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxv, 420 p., 108 ills. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS: DIALOGUES IN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE. By Julio...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2009) 61 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Monika Kaup The Impure Imagination: Toward a Critical Hybridity in Latin American Writing. By Joshua Lund. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006. xxi, 270 p. University of Oregon 2009 García Canclini, Néstor. Hybrid Cultures: Strategies for Entering and Leaving Modernity . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Lezama Lima: Poet of the Image . Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1990 . Benjamin, Walter. 1928. The Origin of German Tragic Drama . Trans. John Osborne. London: Verso, 1977 . Beverley, John, and José Oviedo, eds. The Postmodernism Debate in Latin America. Spec. Issue of Boundary 2...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Religion Studies in Religion 37. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1985 . Reckert, Stephen. “Latin Landmarks on the Road to Rhyme.” The Medieval Mind: Hispanic Studies in Honour of Alan Deyermond . Ed. Ian Macpherson and Ralph Penny. London: Tamesis, 1997 . 347 -61. ____. Más allá de las...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ximena Briceño Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America . By Siskind Mariano . Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2014 . 357 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 354 Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 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 (1 September 2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
...ROMÁN DE LA CAMPA University of Oregon 2001 Algarín, Miguel, and Miguel Piñero. Nuyorican Poetry: An Anthology of Puerto Rican Words and Feelings . New York, Morrow, 1975 . Avelar, Idelber. The Untimely Present: Postdictatorial Latin American Fiction and the Task of Mourning . Durham and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shaden M. Tageldin Abstract Does the Latinate vernacular capture non-Europhone relationships of speech to writing? Surveying non-equivalences between the vernacular and its East/South translations, I focus on the Arabic ʿāmmiyya . Vernacular hails from verna , the slave born on his master’s estate...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 295–315.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Severo Sarduy and the Brazilian poet and essayist Haroldo de Campos from the 1960s through the 1980s. Together, they represent a specifically Latin American combination of postmodernism and postcolonialism, a combination that is based in the historical and literary realities of the region. The author...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., of which Arab-Latin American relations is but one example. The essay proposes a tertiary model that connects U.S. to Latin American and Arabic studies. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Arac Jonathan . “Global and Babel: Language and Planet in American Literature.” Dimock...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... associated with any given Latin American nation-state. It is a reminder that we need to seek alternative epistemologies that encompass newer approaches to our understanding of the flux of Latin American diasporas to and within the U.S. We can no longer conceive of Latinidad as a trope under which hyphenated...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and conditions, their theories and practices, and their shifting regions and relations. The editors call for a more expansive definition of academic work in the U.S., a definition based on the example of Latin American public intellectuals, and they also call for greater commitment to the teaching and...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the current practice of Latin American history, U.S./Mexico border studies (particularly as developed by U.S. academics), and, since the 1980s, comparative American studies. The essay concludes by outlining a Boltonian approach to teaching the literature and history of the Americas and calling for a...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ENRIQUE DUSSEL The present essay offers an interpretation of hispanos (Latin Americans and U.S. latinos) as historically, culturally, and geographically located “in-between” many worlds that combine to constitute an identity on the intercultural “border.” To illustrate how hispanos have navigated...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 274–294.
Published: 01 June 2009
...IGNACIO M. SÁNCHEZ PRADO Leopoldo Zea's philosophy of history constitutes a cogent interrogation of the colonial legacy in Mexico and thus also serves to demonstrate the importance of Latin America as a site of theoretical enunciation. This essay addresses Zea's early work on Mexico and his...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of “passion,” a term that in its various Greek, Latin, and vernacular forms signifies not only a psychological affect but also a state of being-acted-upon more generally. The Rime 's participation in this discourse is signaled by certain features of its vocabulary, its adoption of ancient poetic...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Radio , which depicts the demise of the Marxist resistance movements active throughout Latin America during the twentieth century. This novel highlights diverse meanings of the word remediation by addressing the relationship between literary and non-literary media, interrogating post-conflict...