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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ashley L. Cohen This essay begins by observing that the Indian and Atlantic Ocean worlds were deeply linked in eighteenth-century British literature and colonial discourse—so deeply, in fact, that they shared a common name: “the Indies.” Theorizing outward from this case study, this essay advocates...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... assess the current field of Oceanic Studies. “Routes” points to work on the chronotope of the ship; vernacular and subaltern cosmopolitanisms at sea; inter-imperial assemblages; new metageographies; and the resource exploitation, militarization, and securitization of the ocean. “Oceanic” points to recent...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alice Te Punga Somerville Tracing the various names used for the Pacific Ocean and drawing on Pacific scholarship and poetry, this article suggests alternative genealogies for the field of Ocean Studies that are visible from the Pacific region. Observing that the claim that Ocean Studies began in...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 45–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rachel Price This response highlights several important currents in Oceanic Studies raised in the essays included in this special forum on the topic. It signals the importance of such work in an era in which the sea's status as a global commons is both freshly vital and imperiled. It then comments...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 32–44.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Elizabeth DeLoughrey This essay outlines the development of the “oceanic turn” and the rise of “critical ocean studies” as vital to figuring the Anthropocene. It builds upon the work of Elizabeth Povinelli's theory of “geontologies,” and by turning to the submarine sculptures of Jason deCaires...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Françoise Lionnet J.-M.G. Le Clézio and Amitav Ghosh are prolific award-winning writers who train their reader's eye on transversal and lateral exchanges in the Indian Ocean. This essay presents an approach to the study of their novels as littérature mondialisante rather than littérature-monde...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... literature Mia Couto Abdulrazak Gurnah Anthropocene Works Cited Blum Hester . “Introduction: Oceanic Studies.” Atlantic Studies 10 . 2 ( 2013 ): 151 – 55 . Print . Bose Sugata . A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in an Age of Global Imperialism . Cambridge : Harvard UP...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... , 2001 . Print . Vaxelaire Daniel . Une si jolie naufragée. Le roman vrai de Paul et Virginie . Paris : Flammarion , 2001 . Print . Vink Markus P.M. “Indian Ocean Studies and the ‘New Thalassology.’” Journal of Global History 2 . 1 ( 2007 ): 41 – 62 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... rights reserved. environmental humanities oceanic studies commons setting Alvin Baltrop THIS SPECIAL ISSUE gathers reflections on beaches and ports—landscapes of leisure and of industry, coastal sites with incommensurate histories and complex social and ecological dynamics. Our aim is to...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Studies . New York: Routledge, 1992 . Hall, Stuart. “The Local and the Global: Globalization and Ethnicity.” Culture, Globalization and the World-System . Ed. Anthony D. King. Binghampton: State University of New York, Department of Art and Art History, 1991 . 19 -39. Hau'ofa, Epeli. “Our Sea of...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ANTONIO BARRENECHEA This essay locates the intellectual origins of comparative American studies in Herbert Eugene Bolton's “The Epic of Greater America” (1931). Bolton argued for a hemispheric approach to the study of history and laid the groundwork for a comparative practice with plural...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Katarzyna Bartoszyńska This essay uses a comparative reading of two novels, Jan Potocki's Manuscrit Trouvé à Saragosse ( Manuscript Found in Saragossa , 1804–15) and Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer (1820), to investigate the methodologies of comparative and world literature studies. Although...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Gayle Rogers This essay engages several methodological and linguistic quandaries that have arisen in comparative modernist studies since its “transnational” or “global” turn. It does so through the work of the Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez and his curious position between modernismo and English...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 220–230.
Published: 01 June 2009
... American texts in these languages have been largely excluded from comparative literary studies. A comparative reading of two 1877 texts—Meltzl's “Tasks of Comparative Literature” and José Martí's prospectus for the Revista Guatemalteca —reveals that the literatures of the Americas, and the Caribbean...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
... why have the interdisciplines of “oceanic studies” been so much keener to uncover the “hidden” sites of global maritime commerce that replaced them? Urban seaports as reimagined by postindustrial planners have more than a half-century of experimental renewal behind them, yet unlike the profusion...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... understanding of copyright hence requires a focus on the dockside politics of customs and how notions of copyright emerged from these practices. Taking southern Africa as a case study broadly representative of white settler colonies in the British Empire, the article explores the workings of customs and its...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2014
... twentieth century. Using César Paternosto's study of Incan stone work and architecture, I locate Vicuña's use of the spiral in her 1966 landart installation and poetic performance, Con-cón , in relation to indigenismo's stance within and against the global politics that redefine the late twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (4): 439–459.
Published: 01 December 2020
... weave through the poems, life, and letters of Keats from his early youth to death. This article positions Imagen de John Keats as an important case study in world literature criticism. It demonstrates how Cortázar was not only a Latin American Boom writer who enjoyed international fame but also an...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Marta Laura Cenedese Abstract Published in 2004, Irène Némirovsky’s Suite française is a historical novel set during the French debacle and the German Occupation of France (1940–42). Scholars have studied it in relation to other French novels that touch upon similar issues; however, little...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... travel, Pound resists the homogenizing drive of imperial culture as well as the reification of national borders perpetuated in the study of national literatures. University of Oregon 2010 PAUL STASI “A sane balance of values”: The Cantos  as World Literature...