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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 Literature. Sites of...
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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 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 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 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 June 2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the Fourth World: Reading the Native Americas through Their Literatures . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992 . Calvino, Italo. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler . Trans. William Weaver. Orlando: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981 . ____. Se una notte d'inverno un viagiattore . Milano: Einaudi, 1979...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Thomas R. Hart Inscription and Erasure: Literature and Western Culture from the Eleventh to the Eighteenth Century. By Roger Chartier. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xiii, 203 p. University of Oregon 2009 BOOK REVIEWS THE QUEST FOR EPIC...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 432–446.
Published: 01 September 2009
...SANDRA BERMANN “Working in the And Zone: Comparative Literature and Translation” argues that in conjunction with translation and translation studies comparative literature can offer new energy and purpose to the humanities today. The paper considers the changing roles of comparative literature in...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 89–92.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Wallace Martin Estrangement and the Somatics of Literature: Tolstoy, Shklovsky, Brecht. By Douglas Robinson. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xx, 317 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS ESTRANGEMENT AND THE SOMATICS OF LITERATURE: TOLSTOY, SHKLOVSKY, BRECHT. By...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the concept of world literature. Recently re-introduced to academic debate by Franco Moretti, Pascale Casanova, and David Damrosch, among others, this restored notion of world literature can be understood as an attempt to conceptualize the global ubiquity of the novel since the mid-twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... language that is its ostensible ground, while at the same time arguing, through a specific theory of the art object, against the stability of the perceiving subject. The poem thus critiques the concentric circles of identity, nation, and culture by positing a transnational world literature built upon the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2010) 62 (3): 302–305.
Published: 01 June 2010
... curiosities” (7), but we never learn more. Only Girard merits a sustained attack. Comparative Literature 62:3  © 2010 by University of Oregon book reviews / 303 The great achievement of Culture and Sacrifice  is documentary. Hughes seems...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Estelle Tarica Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas. By Zita Nunes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 218 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s o . By Lodovico Ariosto. A New Verse Translation by David R...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Bryant Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture, and Literature. By Paul Eggert. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xii, 290 p. University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Se c u r i n g t h e Pa s t : Co n s e r v a t i o n i n Ar t , Ar c h i t e c t u r e , a n d...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Eric M. Mac Phail Fictions of Embassy: Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe. By Timothy Hampton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. 235 p. University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Se c u r i n g t h e Pa s t : Co n s e r v a t i o n i n Ar t , Ar c h i t e c t u r e , a n d...
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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 HE THEME OF OUR...
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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 théologique de...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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. Mirabal...