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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 99–118.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... J.White@USask.Ca Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 translation poetry cinema minority languages Catalonia PIER PAOLO PASOLINI’S relationship with Iberian translation sheds a great deal of light on important tendencies in Catalan cultural production of the mid-to late Franco...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (4): 427–447.
Published: 01 December 2022
... thinkers’ respective experiences of native-linguistic loss. The essay closes by reflecting on the contrast between a major language's relative resilience to native-linguistic loss, as in the case of Derrida’s French, and the far more precarious condition of a minor language in exile such as de Man's...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... also incorporates a strong theoretical streak that situates Jewish-language diasporic modernism within a broader intellectual context. Schachter articulates her position in the book’s conclusion: “I want to suggest a more capacious view of the role that ‘minorlanguages play in the production...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and provocative statements that “inter- rupt the narratives of fi liation through which the [very] meanings of majority and minority are determined, fi xed and internalized” (Mufti 121). Consider in this regard the question of language. In the context of minority lit- erature, this question has often been...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... It is not surprising then that all of the information on Mount Zion’s website is in English. 28 The fact that Helen Ukpabio, the founder of the company, is a speaker of one of Nigeria’s so-called minority languages, Efik, may have made the use of English all the more attractive for reaching au- diences across...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Friedman, Alan Warren. “The Jew's Complaint in Recent American Fiction.” Pinsker 149 -63. Gilman, Sander. Jewish Self-Hatred: Anti-Semitism and the Hidden Language of the Jews . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986 . ____. Jews in Today's German Culture . Bloomington and Indianapolis...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and remember this fi gure. Considering questions of translation, cross-language etymologies, minor languages, and multilingualism, Hochberg shows the ways in which the complex interplay of lan- guages activates literary texts, allowing us to see the representational tactics at work within them...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and remember this fi gure. Considering questions of translation, cross-language etymologies, minor languages, and multilingualism, Hochberg shows the ways in which the complex interplay of lan- guages activates literary texts, allowing us to see the representational tactics at work within them...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and remember this fi gure. Considering questions of translation, cross-language etymologies, minor languages, and multilingualism, Hochberg shows the ways in which the complex interplay of lan- guages activates literary texts, allowing us to see the representational tactics at work within them...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and remember this fi gure. Considering questions of translation, cross-language etymologies, minor languages, and multilingualism, Hochberg shows the ways in which the complex interplay of lan- guages activates literary texts, allowing us to see the representational tactics at work within them...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 457–459.
Published: 01 December 2017
... through them is distorted by language. As an example, Starosta uses Tadeusz Konwicki’s A Minor Apocalypse (1979), written at a time when the Soviet Second World’s difference was solidified into incongruous temporality. The novel exposes totalitarian lan- guage as the opposite of the clear, ordinary...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... Several contributors to the volume, probably for the first time in the discipline’s history, importantly refer to the need to study ethnic US and other minority literatures and Indigenous languages, especially the contribution by Mary Louise Pratt. Most crucially for my critique here, however...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 2014
...,” “Iconographies,” “Sonogra- phies,” “Allographies,” and “Technographies” —​and a conclusion. “Corpographies” investigates the relationship between the Chinese written language, on the one hand, and the human body, corporality, and materiality, on the other. It looks at a host of texts and theories...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... American civilization, and in- tellectuals emerging in the just liberated former colonized world found in Said’s criticism something both revolutionary and fundamental for mapping the his- tory and geography of the future. The term “Orientalism” was added to the vocabulary of many languages as a name...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 52–70.
Published: 01 March 2014
... part brings the insights of this minor text to bear on both the controversial “rule-following” paradox from Philosophical Investigations and the role of skepticism in Wittgenstein's late philosophy. I suggest two related analogies, or what Wittgenstein himself might have called “family resemblances...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Amelia M. Glaser Abstract At many points in modern history, Ukrainian identity has been bound up with the Ukrainian language, Ukrainian forms of Christianity, and specific collective experiences of trauma as Ukrainians. This sense of national identity was particularly felt in the immediate post...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 83–86.
Published: 01 January 2006
...David A. Brewer The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel. By Alex Woloch. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. ix, 391 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/70 BOOK...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 70–73.
Published: 01 January 2006
... for “faults” (in both one’s own and others’ work) is a continual con- struction of that “academic self.” Whether the discovering or uncovering of such fault-lines is part of the historical for- mulation of the discipline of linguistics (“Saussure’s story of the disciplines of language is a story...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2006
... for “faults” (in both one’s own and others’ work) is a continual con- struction of that “academic self.” Whether the discovering or uncovering of such fault-lines is part of the historical for- mulation of the discipline of linguistics (“Saussure’s story of the disciplines of language is a story...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 January 2006
... for “faults” (in both one’s own and others’ work) is a continual con- struction of that “academic self.” Whether the discovering or uncovering of such fault-lines is part of the historical for- mulation of the discipline of linguistics (“Saussure’s story of the disciplines of language is a story...