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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Nicole Rizzuto This essay argues that the Caribbean migration narratives of Jean Rhys and George Lamming employ formal tactics associated with modernism to question values subtending literary realism and provide alternative models for thinking about relations between the novel form and community...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Sofia Samatar Abstract This essay examines spatial effects in Tayeb Salih’s novel Season of Migration to the North , drawing on the work of eleventh-century theorist Abd al-Qahir al-Jurjani and two twentieth-century theorists, Joseph Frank and Julia Kristeva. Attending to formal patterns...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2022
... for Comoran clandestine migrants, thousands of whom have perished on the treacherous sea crossing since 1995. In her novel Tropique de la violence (2016), Mauritian author Nathacha Appanah inscribes the Mahoran tragedy within a global imaginary of migration. This essay explores the risks and merits...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 26–51.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Mariajosé Rodríguez-Pliego Abstract This article explores the relationship between storytelling and prophecy by reading narratives of extractivism in the US-Mexico borderlands that raise questions about the apocalyptic aftermaths of colonialism. Specifically, it analyzes contemporary migration...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Monika Kaup Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas . By Spitta Silvia . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2009 . xii, 280 p . © 2011 by University of Oregon 2011 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in modern and contemporary France (Sciamma, Varda), bodily mausolea of migration on the Senegalese shoreline (Diop), and shapeshifting war memorials in Atlantic and Pacific tidelands (Darrieussecq, Rolin, Virilio). Examples of anamorphic seascapes, especially in photography, underscore the reversibility...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ania Spyra The study of the literature of large metropolitan centers that are divided along linguistic, ethnic, and cultural fault lines by colonizations, redrawn borders, or waves of migration provides one alternative to the national model in the study of comparative literature. Often opposed...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
... work of prominent writers of the Indian Ocean (including Abdulrazak Gurnah, the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature), the concept of literary circularities is anchored in the study of multiple intersecting and networked sites of exchange, circulation, migration, and encounter in this vast...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 233–246.
Published: 01 June 2022
.... This tidalectical aesthetic, in which there is no resolving synthesis but rather a series of interconnected and overlapping lived experiences and emotional struggles produced by multiple authors, may be a better way of representing contemporary Indian Ocean narratives that circles back to issues of migration...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of Marx, but directly addresses the transnational migration, geopolitical tension, and intellectual network. jinyi.chu@yale.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 Lenin Russia China race class IS SOCIALIST VLADIMIR LENIN an anti-racist thinker? Recent scholarship has...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the Law . Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2000 . Martin, Phylis M. Leisure and society in Colonial Brazzaville . Cambridge University Press, 1995 . Moudileno, Lydie. “La fiction de la migration: manipulation des corps et des récits dans Bleu blanc rouge d'Alain Mabanckou.” Présence...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... progressively adapted to transnational migrations without losing their regulatory force. Most important, the unrelenting integration of the world economy into a capitalist system has not led to the triumph of the nomadic subjectivities that the two French philosophers had hailed as agents of border disruption...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 219–226.
Published: 01 June 2005
... transla- tion, just one, and in Spivak’s use, one also, but in a different place—as though the “i” that disappears from the second syllable of the English translation reap- pears in Spivak’s English, as though the “i” in Derrida’s teleio has migrated to Spivak’s poiesis to keep the “o” on the other...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 357–368.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., not only by excluding the images or by changing the page layout, but, more importantly, by presenting a book whose pages have already been cut. Allographically speaking, the text migrates more or less safely from one version or edition to another. From an autographic point of view, the material and verbo...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 429–449.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Identity.” American Literary History 9 . 2 ( 1997 ): 350 – 63 . Print . Schacht Miriam . “‘Movement Must Be Emulated by the People’: Rootedness, Migration, and Indigenous Internationalism in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead.” Studies in American Indian Literature 21 . 4...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Bruno . “ Literary Routes: Migration, Islands, and the Creative Economy .” PMLA , vol. 131 , no. 5 , 2016 , pp. 1222 – 38 . Mufti Aamir . Forget English! Orientalism and World Literatures . Harvard UP , 2016 . Nancy Jean-Luc . La création du monde ou la mondialisation...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
...-Sánchez, Alberto. “'Puerto Rican Identity Up in the Air': Air Migration, Its Cultural Representations, and Me `Cruzando el Charco.'” Puerto Rican Jam: Rethinking Colonialism and Nationalism . Ed. Frances Negron-Muntaner and Ramon Grosfoguel. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997 . 189 -208. Schwartz...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 June 2005
...JANE GALLOP University of Oregon 2005 Derrida, Jacques. Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning, and the New International . Trans. Peggy Kamuf. New York: Routledge, 1994 . Salih, Tayeb. Season of Migration to the North . Trans. Denys Johnson-Davis. London...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 373–388.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as the intricate history of migrations between these two nations since that time. Even less is generally said of the indigenous cultures COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/378 displaced from their territories and fundamentally ignored by both the Mexican and U.S. national configurations. By the middle...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Conference hosted in Bandung, on the island of Java in newly independent Indonesia, and in the 1966 Tricontinental Conference in Havana, Cuba. Far from documenting historical examples of migration or circulation, the plausible yet fictional intimacies of “O homem que sabia javanês” are a conceptual...