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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 Alter, Robert. The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary . New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2004 . “Asch ve-Hirshbein...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the fantasy were always emphatically multilingual and cross-cultural. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited Anderson Mark . Kafka's Clothes: Ornament and Aestheticism in the Habsburg Fin de Siècle . Oxford : Clarendon , 1992 . Print . Bach Ulrich . “Sacher-Masoch's...
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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 (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 (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 (2018) 70 (2): 218–234.
Published: 01 June 2018
... a process of spectral recuperation, these children of survivors employ the figure of the child to tell the event of their own refugee becoming. Former child refugees recently come of writerly age across a multilingual global diaspora are thus reappropriating an in-between generation’s collective postmemory...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Kritish Rajbhandari Abstract This article explores the representation of multilingual Indian Ocean pasts in novels by Amitav Ghosh and Abdulrazak Gurnah, two key contemporary postcolonial writers from the opposite shores of the ocean. It theorizes the historical impulse in the novels as anarchival...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and Performance: Orientalism, Race and the Idea of The Arabian Nights . New York : Tauris , 2011 . Print . Salaita Steven . Modern Arab-American Fiction: A Reader's Guide . Syracuse : Syracuse UP , 2011 . Print . Shell Marc Sollors Werner , eds. The Multilingual Anthology...
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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 (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
...” ( “Multilingual Local” 350 ). 7 Rashmi Sadana suggests that festivals in India are becoming ways to access literature in other Indian languages and the question is “to what extent [do] Indian letters want to be defined through these festivals and the parameters for cultural and literary engagements...
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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 (2023) 75 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 2023
... languages, nor that multilingualism, fluency in both speaking and reading, was a conventional skill practiced by the earliest generations of Harvard students like Mather. Mather and all of his peers and closest friends would have known Greek, Latin, and Hebrew, many of them quite well. They learned...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
... subcontinent linguistic plurality is not a source of confusion or anxiety, as it is often assumed to be in the West, where there is a long tradition of regarding multilingualism as abnormal or even pathological” (288). He argues that “there is only one respect in which a novel can be incontestably ‘real...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., nationhood. Indeed, this is crucial in the medieval literary context, given that most texts were produced in a multilingual, necessarily multicultural, environment, that most authors read and some wrote in “foreign” languages, and that texts in some languages (Latin, French, and Ital- ian for example...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., in the form of a persistent anxiety over multilingual- ism as a crucial feature of disciplinary training in Comparative Literature. Again and again, contributors to the volume take up the issue, but whether they endorse or abandon the demand for knowledge of multiple languages as a necessary condition...
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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
..., Racnāvalī 2:327) 1 THIS ESSAY EXAMINES a key moment in twentieth-century Hindi literature to explore two interrelated issues. First, how can a history of modern Hindi literature take into account both global trends in modernism and realism as well as the particular multilingual circumstances...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 266–282.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of the empires that US-based comparative literature scholars like to critique as they type their articles on stolen Indigenous land. The worthy and politically salient arguments that speak global multilingual truths to monolingual imperial power can rub salt in the linguistic wounds of Indigenous communities...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 June 2023
... century. In justifying that statement, she argues that “the Arabic poem in the twenty-first century [is] multilingual, exophonic in its motivations and born translated” (226). The Arabic used by those poets is also shaped by and loaded with their experiences of exile and displacement, highlighting...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... translation), a category that would reveal the national unity underlying India’s multilingual diversity.6 This dream project came to fruition in the Sahitya Akademi’s proposed ten- volume history of Indian literature (inevitably written in English), three of which have been published so far (Das...