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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...CHRISTOPHER WINKS Building on Ngugi wa Thiong'o's concept of moving the cultural center away from Europe towards a multiplicity of creative centers and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's call for a revitalized comparative literature that would avail itself of the insights of a post-Cold War area studies...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature . By Cheah Pheng . Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 . ix, 397 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Allan Michael . In the Shadow of World...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John David Zuern Abstract Tapping the critical resources of the disciplines of comparative literature and electronic literature, this essay conducts two cross-media comparative studies to show that a supple and dynamic concept of literary “materiality” emerges when we view the specific material...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Robert Weninger In our era of ever accelerating globalization, scholars of Comparative Literature are increasingly required to study texts from cultures they do not know and written in languages in which they are not proficient. As a result more and more comparatists find themselves called upon to...
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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 December 2011) 63 (4): 438–447.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Build the First Computer . Harmondsworth : Penguin , 2002 . Print . Teyssèdre Bernard . Arthur Rimbaud et le foutoir zutique . Paris : Éditions Léo Scheer , 2011 . Print . 2011 ACLA PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS HAUN SAUSSY Interplanetary Literature...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... reviewer of his works called him “the ‘Alpha and Omega’ of Haitian intellect and literature.” I argue therefore that, contrary to popular belief, Haiti was not isolated by non-recognition in the first two decades of independence, if by isolation we mean cut off from the rest of the world either...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Peter Goodrich Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender . By Heinzelman Susan Sage . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . xxv, 168 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 Works Cited Agamben Giorgio , Le Règne et la gloire. Pour un généalogie...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Their Word: Literature and the Signs of Central America . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2007 . Print . ———. “Central American Diasporas: Transnational Gangs and the Transformation of Latino Identity in the United States.” Technofuturos: Critical Interventions in Latina/o Studies . Ed...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Eleanor Kaufman This essay argues that twentieth- and twenty-first-century French philosophy (“French theory”) is aligned around a theory of difference that would contest many of the “comparative” frameworks of the discipline of Comparative Literature, including the question of original languages...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 334–337.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Samuel Perry Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature . By Thornber Karen . Cambridge : Harvard University Asia Center , 2009 . 591 p. © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 462–463.
Published: 01 December 2012
...John Plotz Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel . By Arac Jonathan . New York : Fordham University Press , 2011 . xiii, 184 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 468–470.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jeff Love The Narrative Shape of Truth: Veridiction in Modern European Literature . By Kliger Ilya . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 2011 . ix, 245 p . © 2012 by University of Oregon 2012 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 462...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tomoko Masuzawa The Bible has been considered one of the Great Books of Western Literature, and “the Bible as Literature” is regularly found in the curriculum of English departments in American colleges and universities. An underlying assumption is that the Bible possesses great literary value and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kerry Bystrom In part to reflect on a “practical turn” in recent comparative literary criticism, this essay asks what role(s) writing and reading literature can play in the provision of remedy for historical injustice. Specifically, it looks at the case of South Africa's democratic transition...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 325–344.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ultimately less significant than the methodological persistence of formal (and later thematic) analysis across the cases, which will be shown to tie the study of American literature to an unexamined secularism that, consequently, it lacks the methods to investigate. The rise of American literary studies...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 257–276.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Helmut Illbruck This essay reexamines Johann Gottfried Herder's theoretical import for the idea and practice of comparative literature. To that end, it contextualizes Herder's defense of poetry within the historical debate between Kant and Herder over the genesis, cast, and practical value of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek “Systems Theories and the Study of Literature and Culture” introduces the ACLA Forum on systemic and empirical approaches for the study of literature and culture. While both micro- and macro-systemic approaches have been prominent in the study of literature and culture in...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... : Penguin , 1976 . Print . Hall Stuart . “Cultural Identity and Diaspora” . Identity, Community, Culture, Difference . Ed. Rutherford Jonathan . London : Lawrence and Wishart , 1990 . Print . Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . By...