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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Gil Hochberg This essay is dedicated to the writings of Sayed Kashua, the young Israeli Palestinian novelist, journalist, and screenwriter who has become a central, if controversial, figure within the Israeli public domain: a target of both political and literary praise and blame. Specifically the...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2017) 69 (2): 222–237.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Maurice Ebileeni This article focuses on a rare leitmotif in literary productions by Palestinians. Both Susan Abulhawa's Mornings in Jenin and Sayed Kashua's Second Person Singular present Arab characters who, under unusual circumstances, impersonate or literally acquire the identity of the Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Liron Mor Abstract This article explores the operation of humor in Palestinian author Emile Habiby’s novel The Pessoptimist (1974) and compares it to Voltaire’s humor in Candide , which it explicitly cites. The differences between the two authors’ modes of humor are read as an index of their...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to Scholem's early principles, for a process of remembrance oriented towards the Palestinian victims of redemption. In this context, the way to reveal the Jewish exilic consciousness is through the words of the victim of the “utopian return,” through the words of Mahmoud Darwish, the great...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
... young Sephardim in Jerusalem in 1926, and “Eretz Yisrael,” (“The Land of Israel”), which he delivered to Jewish youths in Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, 1929. In the course of the essay, I argue that by configuring Arab-Jews (Jews from the Arab world) and, with greater vigor, Palestinians, as those who live...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... her short fiction, Matalon uses the elevated Hebrew of Barthes in translation as a surreal device of linguistic and narrative estrangement from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and from the predictable script of an Israeli journalist's visit to a mourning family in Gaza. Parodying Barthes's discovery...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... attendant consequences of the state’s creation and the dispossession of Palestinians. In elevating the image of a heteronomous, inarticulate male hero who participates in a pattern of sacrifice that becomes (consciously or uncon- sciously) sanctioned with each additional portrayal of death, tragic...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Syrian American Diaspora . Berkeley : U of California P , 2009 . Print . Hammad Suheir . Born Palestinian, Born Black . New York : Harlem River P , 1996 . Print . ———. ZaatarDiva . New York : Cypher Books , 2008 . Print . Hartman Michelle . “‘This sweet/sweet music...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1992, the year Dolly City was published, Israel was entering the fifth year of the First Intifada (the Palestinian uprising, 1987–93), in the course of which Israel came to employ a range of security apparatuses based on a principle of preemption, such as arbitrary curfews, mass imprisonment...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 177–179.
Published: 01 March 2009
... respect to a confl ict that is at once political, legal, and epistemological. In this monograph, Hochberg uncovers what is likely the central paradox of discussions about the struggle between Palestinians and Israelis: namely, that the two are continually imagined as ineluctably different, opposed...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 179–180.
Published: 01 March 2009
... respect to a confl ict that is at once political, legal, and epistemological. In this monograph, Hochberg uncovers what is likely the central paradox of discussions about the struggle between Palestinians and Israelis: namely, that the two are continually imagined as ineluctably different, opposed...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... respect to a confl ict that is at once political, legal, and epistemological. In this monograph, Hochberg uncovers what is likely the central paradox of discussions about the struggle between Palestinians and Israelis: namely, that the two are continually imagined as ineluctably different, opposed...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 184–187.
Published: 01 March 2009
... respect to a confl ict that is at once political, legal, and epistemological. In this monograph, Hochberg uncovers what is likely the central paradox of discussions about the struggle between Palestinians and Israelis: namely, that the two are continually imagined as ineluctably different, opposed...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2006) 58 (3): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2006
... died in infancy or was adopted by an affluent Lebanese family. Rather than a foundation stone that affirmed Anton’s identity, the boulder became a point of departure for a tortuous search both for his lost cousin and for his own identity as an Israeli, a Palestinian-Arab, a Christian, and a...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2015) 67 (3): 312–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., are comparable to the Palestinian rabbis! Here are our ances- tors. . . . But neither the Druids nor the Rabbis wrote. . . . What are the Druids? Teachers who did not write, not preachers, nor orators, but Rhythmo-catechists who transmit memorizations . . . . The young people who come to my...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... at the mythologized moment of territorialization. The plaintive Arabic cry for origins ironically recalls the Euro- pean home that has been left behind, while the Yiddish expression of thwarted desire is literalized in the makeshift kitchen mired in the Palestinian mud. Shlon- sky’s text...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 242–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2013) 65 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 June 2013