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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 209–224.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... The literature of the Dover cliffs thus highlights the revisionary potential of this distinctive kind of littoral space. maxwell.uphaus@utoronto.ca Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 littoral space geological history Matthew Arnold W. H. Auden Daljit Nagra ON MARCH 29, 2018...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
... of cultural semantics through mobile things from multiple elsewheres ( Lionnet ). To say that a given artifact or plant is “native” or “indigenous” to a region is to dismiss millennia of cross-pollination across a very heterogeneous littoral space. Royal ornaments, porcelain or glazed ware, and furniture...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of commercial and military transport,” see Khalili 260–66. 19 Abderrezak suggests the neologisms of “Seametery” and “cementery” to chart the liminality of North African littoral spaces inhabited by migrants, especially in two coastal cities on the opposite ends of the Gibraltar Strait: Tangiers...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Hannah Freed-Thall Abstract This introduction theorizes the littoral zone as a space for rethinking comparative literature and the environmental humanities. Beaches and ports are among the twentieth century’s most vexed and polyvalent cultural geographies. The article contends that the tidelands...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 June 2022
.... . “ Transition Spaces in an Indian Context .” Athens Journal of Architecture 6 , no. 3 ( 2020 ): 193 – 224 . Samuelson Meg . “ Coastal Form: Amphibian Positions, Wider Worlds, and Planetary Horizons on the African Indian Ocean Littoral .” Comparative Literature 69 , no. 1 ( 2017 ): 16 – 24...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Meg Samuelson This essay makes a case for the categories of littoral literature and coastal form through which it aims to take up the expansive possibilities of the maritime turn while keeping both the materiality of the ocean and the locality of the shore in sight. It elaborates the notion...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the liquid reading of Indian Ocean fluidities. Linking descriptive chronotopes of the region to By the Sea ’s object worlds and the words that carry them, the essay links a single instance of Indian Ocean literature to larger speculation about the regional object itself. Tracking flows of space, time, memory...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... need the ocean’s liquid makeup or histories of crossings to conceive trans-oceanic commonalities.1 We don’t need the littoral to be a space of constant change and exchange to conceive of a world lit- erature constructed through such movement.2 Meg Samuelson, who draws attention in these pages...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 June 2022
... spaces, describes as circulation and disaggregation-reaggregation. Adapted for my analysis, circulation can be understood as movements of literary-cultural actors and elements creating spatiotemporal “stability” and “substance” without the monolithic “fixity” and “perdurance of relations” associated...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... the linearity of the narrative and warps space and geography. This seemingly fantastical vision that brings the sea into land, conflating the center and the periphery, nonetheless aligns with the colonial reality of the Indian village in the middle of the nineteenth century. Signs of the empire built on the sea...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... be closed off and conscripted towards territorial ends, consolidating and upholding military, legal, economic, or political orders. This creates a situation in which the sea oper- ates in different moments and for different actors as non-national, national, or post-national space, both aqueous...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is a literature and thought of the shore, as “a natural border” and a “meaningful space” through which “the coast offers itself as a line that organizes patterns of thought” (91). Traceable well beyond the Greek world (“from the Epic of Gilgamesh to Melville’s maritime parables and beyond,” as well...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 306–325.
Published: 01 September 2022
... maintains a degree of universality. Myth is a continued presence in the sea, its impulses generalizable across the world’s littoral spaces. Yet, it is interpreted at a more intimate and local level, prompting reflection on immediate concerns. The mythic sea draws attention to conceptions of time, reflected...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
.... Crucially, the port film is also where the labor of gender is thrown into stark relief, for understandings of work-time and work-space are indelibly and insistently gendered. The article concludes by suggesting how these expanded understandings of work are inflected by the geopolitical position of port...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
... that are ultimately unclear. The nameless narrator, for his part, has been recruited to conduct a preliminary reconnaissance of the littoral region (both the Arabian and the Iranian sides), so as to determine the most suitable location and arrange the best logistics for the mission. In doing so, he also collects...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... University Press , 2020 . Hofmeyr Isabel “ The Complicating Sea: The Indian Ocean as Method .” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 32 , no. 3 ( 2012 ): 584 – 90 . Ivanov Paola . “ The Aesthetic Constitution of Space: Mimetic Appropriation of Foreign...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... European empires led them to lay claim to islands and continental littoral areas, ensuring their continued presence as “Indian Ocean Rim” nations.1 For the This essay differs somewhat from the multimedia Presidential Address given on 30 March 2012 at the ACLA meeting. I am focusing here...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Comparative Literature  65:3 DOI 10.1215/00104124-2325104  © 2013 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 286 along the North African littoral.1 Although Valencia and fellow critics of expul- sion, such as the Morisco Jesuit Ignacio de Las Casas and arbitrista  Martín González de Cellorigo...