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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 productive...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 283–298.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Amitav Ghosh Abstract Common as it is to map languages as colored patches of a global quilt, this article proposes an understanding of language, dialect, and multilingualism beyond territoriality. The author references different regions where multilingualism and registers of discourse are indices...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... The comparativization of American studies has taken at least three forms: the multilingual ethnic model, the world literature model, and the hemispheric model. All three insist on the artificiality of national boundaries and repudiate the ideology of exceptionalism that forms the core of U.S. nationalism. However...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Christopher Davis Abstract This article examines three multilingual lyrics from the Middle Ages in which linguistic difference is employed as a strategy for defining the relationship between language and poetic form. Two poems by twelfth-century troubadours, “Eras quan vey,” a descort in five...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Hebrew literary history. Almost despite himself, Shlonsky demonstrates a multilingualism that exists within the national canon. University of Oregon 2009 NAOMI BRENNER A Multilingual Modernist: Avraham Shlonsky between Hebrew and Yiddish N...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... . Orsini Francesca . “ The Multilingual Local in World Literature .” Comparative Literature 67 , no. 4 ( 2015 ): 345 – 74 . Prestholdt Jeremy . “ Locating the Indian Ocean: Notes on the Postcolonial Reconstitution of Space .” Journal of Eastern African Studies 9 , no. 3 ( 2015...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for fifty years since its initial composition, the work has garnered relatively scant attention, even in the Spanish-speaking world. This article explores Imagen de John Keats as a landmark text in the history of world literatures, notable for its transnational, multilingual, and transtemporal...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-century empires and their inherent multilingualism can help us re-imagine how psycholinguistic mechanisms COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 158 might work. As languages overlap, they continue articulating and concealing fun- damental psychic dichotomies in different linguistic registers, without...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and reception of literature and asked who produces literary value and where; if our evaluative apparatus is overdetermined by the West; on what basis do we legitimate literature; how we articulate the reader and public in a multilingual field; and how we negotiate the asynchrony among literary, linguistic...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings . New York: Schocken, 1986 . 314 -32. Bernheimer, Charles, ed. Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993 . Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari. “1440: The Smooth and the Striated...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Tattersall, Jill. “Anthropophagi and Eaters of Raw Flesh in French Literature of the Crusade Period: Myth, Tradition and Reality.” Medium Aevum 57 ( 1988 ): 240 -53. Taylor, Jane H., ed. Le Roman de Perceforest, première partie . Geneva: Droz, 1979 . Vitullo, Juliann. The Chivalric Epic...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... criticism known as the literature of “small” or “private” homelands —were the topic of an important critical debate in Poland during the 1990s (see Jarze˛bski, W Polsce; Zaleski; and Czaplin´ski). The ubiquity in Castorp of characters with multilingual, hybrid identities, as well as the imagery...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... North Indian literary cultures, also defines what are seen as distinct modernist literary cultures.( Orsini, “The Multilingual Local in World Literature.” ) This last point is especially important when considering the literature of the 1950s. Muktibodh’s work cannot be considered outside...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Indian Literature” and S. Mukherjee, Idea). The goal was to weave India’s many diverse linguistic/literary strands into a singular overarching category called “Indian literature” (ironically, in English translation), a category that would reveal the national unity underlying India’s multilingual...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Firat Oruc Abstract Although the study of Indian Ocean literary circularities is a relatively new and dynamic field, it calls for alternative paradigms for global literary history in light of the nascent conversation between comparative world literature and oceanic studies. Following the creative...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 272–297.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., is arguably his most substantial contribution to Caucasus literature. I focus here on the dialectic of example and evidence in his work to better understand how Bākīkhānūf’s epistemic cosmopolitanism intersects with the multilingual cosmopolitanism of the Caucasus. At the same time, I consider how...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Matthew Wilkens “Digital Humanities and Its Application in the Study of Literature and Culture” examines the relationship between comparative literary and cultural studies, systems theory and model building, and recent work in digital humanities. Areas of specific application include the topology...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Naomi Brenner Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . By Schachter Allison . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 198 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aarthi Vadde This article contributes to the forum on original languages by examining debates about reading in translation in comparative literature studies. Traditionally comparative literature has eschewed the study of works in translation, but new interventions in world literature challenge...