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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the multilingual north Indian region of Awadh in the early modern period, it argues that an approach to literature and space that takes multilingualism within society and literary culture as a structuring and generative principle and holds both local and cosmopolitan perspectives in view is more...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Studies . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Hall, Stuart. “The Local and the Global: Globalization and Ethnicity.” Culture, Globalization and the World-System . Ed. Anthony D. King. Binghampton: State University of New York, Department of Art and Art History, 1991 . 19 -39. Hau'ofa, Epeli. “Our Sea of...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Geeta Patel Abstract Vernacularization as a concept has gained circulation in our time within the ambit of South Asia: scholars use it to name what they designate as local—whether sexuality, language, architecture, religion, capital, or aesthetic practices. When claims are made for...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... individualism that begins at the locale, and extends in a non-linear curvature. Vicuña's poetry and art constitute an epistemology that recurs during the performance of locality and redefines the collective expression of historical time from the events of language that realize the present. © 2014 by...
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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 of...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Guantánamo, as a form of regional literature produced on contested ground. It proposes that, when read across the dividing line and between languages, poetry presents a more intimate and locally specific Guantánamo than the widely known version. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 406–417.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Rodríguez; the novel El hombre de hierro ( The Iron Man ; 1907) by Rufino Blanco Fombona, which was interpreted as a copy of Flaubert’s Madame Bovary but justified by its local character; and the very curious case of Rafael Bolívar Coronado, whose writing implodes the category of authorship that underlies...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... comparison (the “color line”) in response to lynching and imperial conquest. Arguing that the question of comparison in the present must be resolved by collective action rather than scholarship, it tentatively suggests a few possible lines of study attuned to the local and geopolitical dynamics of race and...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 194–212.
Published: 01 June 2019
...-accentual verse in Russia in the 1730s–40s, which represented an encounter between Polish, German, and French practices of versification. In addition to the general compensatory principle and local effects of borrowing, the article discusses a previously unexplored kind of formal complexity that evolves...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... rarely mentioned. Empson’s significant work The Structure of Complex Words , completed in Peking in the early 1950s, remains untranslated and under-studied. Empson’s encounter with China illuminates the material mediation of language, local and global politics, and cultural difference, which have...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 162–181.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Stephen Thomson When we first encounter the narrator of Austerlitz , he is wandering around the unfamiliar town of Antwerp with, he tells us, “unsicheren Schritten” (1; 9). As well as reflecting the unfamiliarity of the locale, these “uncertain steps” evince a proud modesty characteristic of the...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 166–184.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the classical world's final gasp, as its supposedly timeless significance and power is used one last time in order to inaugurate its relegation to the category of the insignificant, the arbitrary, the personal, and merely local. This abdication of the Classics' claim to universality under the aegis of...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 438–458.
Published: 01 December 2014
... negated. Finally, by tracing the same structure of negated subjectivity in the work of the Hebrew poet Dan Pagis, I show that this dispute is not merely a local debate between two German-language thinkers but an indication of a deeper fault line in poetic representation of the Holocaust. © 2014 by...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Ugrešić dismantles the phallus's imaginary “veils,” she also unmasks persistant gender inequality and a virulent socio-political backlash during the immediate post-Tito years. Ugrešić embeds in her psychoanalytic parody an incisive reading of gender discourse and local feminisms in 1980s Yugoslavia...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... quality of the existing translations and that rests uncomfortably and problematically on thematic universals. This problem necessitates a critical examination of the fraught legacy of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Eurocentric critics who unthinkingly assigned universal value to their local parameters...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 June 2009
... N MODERNITY AT LARGE, Arjun Appadurai examines how “locality emerges Iin a globalized world,” how “global facts take local form” (18), and how these processes are related to colonialism, mass migration, and mass media. In conjunc- tion with his discussion of the creation of locality, he...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 2019
... slightly broader temporal view. Particularly lacking is consideration of the little magazine’s short-lived forerunner, the “ephemeral bibelot” of the fin-de-siècle, which similarly cropped up as a form in far-flung locales despite a lack of evident travel or connection among individual titles, editors, or...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 275–282.
Published: 01 September 2001
... . Sen, Amartya. Development as Freedom . New York: Anchor Books, 1999 . Wilson, Rob, and Wimal Dissanayake, eds. Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary . Durham: Duke University Press, 1996 . GLOBALIZATION & THE HUMANITIES/275FALL...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 161–181.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Czesław Miłosz remains particularly vex- ing. While Heaney seems to view Miłosz as a master teaching strictly codified rules, Miłosz’s most direct influence on Heaney can be found in “From the Republic of Conscience,” a poem that explicitly calls for a revaluation of local, personal truths, and...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Practice.” Postcolonial Text [online] 3.2 (2007). http://journals.sfu.ca/ ____. Vernacular Palaver: Imaginations of the Local and Non-Native Languages in West Africa . Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2004 . Ahmad, Sa'idu Babura. “From Orality to Mass Media: Hausa Literature in Northern...