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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 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...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2006) 58 (2): 128–152.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... José 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...
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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 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 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 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...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... during the rise of neoliberalism and the culture clash between an already unstable Latin American middle class and North American consumerism. I locate Vicuña's critique of consumerism, complacency, and the subordination of environmental concerns by comparing her use of the spiral to that of Robert...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Oswaldo Zavala In the last decade, violence attributed to Latin American drug cartels has become a common theme in a proliferation of fiction and non-fiction about the drug trade written both in Mexico and the U.S. This essay shows how the majority of Mexican narconarratives—in particular the works...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Dixa Ramírez In this article, I argue that two novels by writers from Hispaniola rescript the long-term idealization of heterosexual coupling in both colonial and nationalist narratives from the Caribbean and Latin America. Mère-Solitude (1983) by Haitian-Canadian Émile Ollivier and El tiempo del...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Matt Sandler This article tests Americanist claims about Edgar Allan Poe's racism against Latin American, Caribbean, and contemporary African-American literature written under his influence. I start with a discussion of Toni Morrison's agenda-setting reading of Poe in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
... also thirteenth-century Occitan grammars by Raimon Vidal and Uc Faidit—may be detected in a later multilingual poem by Dante Alighieri, “Aï faus ris,” which alternates among French, Latin, and Italian according to an intricate formal structure. While previous studies have argued that this fascinating...