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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 489–505.
Published: 01 December 2021
... good results by inducing the people to be honest and artless. In fact, the passage itself rhetorically enacts a form of turning or Kehre in the contrast between nonaction and the positive result that Wilhelm designates Bekehrung . Like fellow missionary-translator James Legge’s ( 1815–1897 ) version...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to Islam before the twentieth century, Christian missionaries (especially Protestant ones) played a critical role. Indeed, as Albert Gérard argues, “the emergence of modern African literature in vernacular languages was closely linked with the dissemination of Protestantism”(177).3 Protestants had been...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 442–462.
Published: 01 December 2021
... from a Chinese Studio (hereafter Strange Stories ). 2 This translation came thirty-eight years after two Protestant missionaries in China, both associated with the Canton-based journal Chinese Repository , separately published the earliest known Western renditions of the Liaozhai in 1842. 3...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Phrases in Dispute . Trans. Georges Van Den Abbeele. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1988 . Murray, Jocelyn. “The Church Missionary Society and the `Female Circumcision' Issue in Kenya, 1929-1932.” Journal of Religion in Africa 8 ( 1976 ): 92 -104. MacIntyre, Alasdair. “Relativism...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to medium-specific features of textual materiality, as theorists of electronic literature have encouraged us to do, can enhance the value of comparatively situating texts within their historical and ideological matrices, which for Westlake and Lewis are the legacies of missionary and colonial incursions...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as a way to expose the failures of Portuguese missionary/ colonial tactics as well as to counter Hiob Ludolf’s privileging of Habesha Christianity “at the expense of the Roman Catholic Church” (57), Belcher finds that “Johnson’s erasures book...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of the Conquest, the Creole identifies his singular place and mission in viceregal Mexico. Distanced from officials and missionaries who were ignorant of the sources and dynamics of patrimonial- ism and communitarianism, as well as the seemingly anarchic, “mongrel” mass of urban Comparative Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
... . The History of the Church Missionary Society: Its Environment, Its Men, Its Work . Church Missionary Society , 1899 . The Calcutta Review . Vol 2 . 3 rd edition. W. Thacker and Co., Ostell, Le Page and Co., Lattey, Brothers and Co., and Hay Meik and Co. , 1846 . Viswanathan Gauri . Masks...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 460–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... itself as the lesser of two colonial evils vis-à-vis France, whose linguistic and missionary policies were far more stringent. Colonial Governor Juan Luis Beigbeder projected the political rift of the Spanish Civil War onto the colonial imaginary, saying that Republican Spaniards denigrated Arab culture...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 March 2013
...- ciple. During his correspondence with the Jesuit missionary Joachim Bouvet, however, he thought he had found a solution for this problem in the form of the hexagrams. In his letter to Bouvet in 1701, Leibniz describes the project of a Char- acteristica universalis  according to algebraic principles...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the Hindu religion. Hinduism was, in effect, reconfigured and corrected with strategies borrowed from both brahmanical commentaries on the Veda and biblical hermeneutics as practiced by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 354–355.
Published: 01 September 2003
... was, in effect, reconfigured and corrected with strategies borrowed from both brahmanical commentaries on the Veda and biblical hermeneutics as practiced by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround mythic representations centered...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 355–358.
Published: 01 September 2003
... by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround mythic representations centered on the authority of an absent text. Ini- tially, knowledge of the Veda was founded solely on secondary sources, which were often whimsical and imprecise...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 358–360.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of the Hindu religion. Hinduism was, in effect, reconfigured and corrected with strategies borrowed from both brahmanical commentaries on the Veda and biblical hermeneutics as practiced by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 360–363.
Published: 01 September 2003
... was, in effect, reconfigured and corrected with strategies borrowed from both brahmanical commentaries on the Veda and biblical hermeneutics as practiced by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround mythic representations centered...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (4): 363–365.
Published: 01 September 2003
... by missionaries. The author’s method is based on the philological deconstruction of the metaphors that surround mythic representations centered on the authority of an absent text. Ini- tially, knowledge of the Veda was founded solely on secondary sources, which were often whimsical and imprecise...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2010
... — Mohegan Samson Occom — in the “network of relationships” surrounding the Mohegan land case. This is an important chapter because Occom’s work has usually been read in the colonist-centered context of the missionary Eleazar Wheelock and his charity school. Brooks’s Occom is much more of an agent...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2010
... — Mohegan Samson Occom — in the “network of relationships” surrounding the Mohegan land case. This is an important chapter because Occom’s work has usually been read in the colonist-centered context of the missionary Eleazar Wheelock and his charity school. Brooks’s Occom is much more of an agent...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2010
... — Mohegan Samson Occom — in the “network of relationships” surrounding the Mohegan land case. This is an important chapter because Occom’s work has usually been read in the colonist-centered context of the missionary Eleazar Wheelock and his charity school. Brooks’s Occom is much more of an agent...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... — Mohegan Samson Occom — in the “network of relationships” surrounding the Mohegan land case. This is an important chapter because Occom’s work has usually been read in the colonist-centered context of the missionary Eleazar Wheelock and his charity school. Brooks’s Occom is much more of an agent...