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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Alfred J. López The central proposition of this essay is that a reading of the plantation as an archive, rather than as a single unified, stable signifier, offers possibilities for understanding the plantation image's continued efficacy as a signifier for today's postcolonial, postglobal South. The...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Plantation model of social control persist. In Poetics of Relation Édouard Glissant succinctly describes the Plantation as “an organization formed in a social pyramid, confi ned within an enclosure, function- ing apparently as an autarky but actually dependent, and with a technical mode of production...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the plantation system in Jamaica, the alignment of world heritage preservation with global capitalist interests in the Sundarban islands, and the dehumanizing effects of transna- tional humanitarian initiatives in Somalia, he underscores the normative power of “post- colonial narratives as gifts...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 June 2009
... a Return to the Native Land in 1939 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 330 set the stage for a cultural remapping of the region when it situated the small island of Martinique in a Caribbean region bounded on the north by the oppres- sive plantation economy of the U.S. South. And, in later years...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., n.p.). Like a “plantation zone,” a “flood year,” or a smoggy sky, the tidelands can only be approached as a representational and geophysical overlap, a terraformed amalgamation of industrial, biological, and textual rhythms. 2 This issue thus experiments with object and scale, considering poetry...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the Sierra Madre of Chi- huahua.10 Rascón Banda tells of his travels back to his native Santa Rosa, a small village surrounded by farms and clandestine drug plantations, where he intends to find the time and space away from Mexico City to fulfill a contract to write a movie script based on...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... plantation also split the Black subject; and, in terms reminiscent of Du Bois’ “double consciousness,” he described the ever-present “dvandv” (conflict) between the Black subject’s “juni afrikan sanskriti ani goryanci sanskriti” that has created a form of “cultural dual- ism” (Dalitance Vidrohi 4...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and argumentation of either traditional historiography or postco- lonial critique. In a similar vein, two crucial but succinct episodes of Le Clézio’s Le chercheur d’or (The Prospector) denounce the organized yet chaotic modernity of late-nineteenth- century work on the plantation, evoking for...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... plant; and (2) a grammatically incorrect synonym for “hydro-colonic” (colonic irriga- tion that at times appears as “hydro-colonial irrigation COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 4 Indian Oceans, two arenas normally kept apart (the first versus the second British empire; the plantation economy versus trade...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 January 2001
... context: “‘Mr. Sludge’ is not only written by the son of a former master of a West Indian plantation but published within eighteen months of Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation of slaves” (p. 100). Perhaps these pieces of biographical and historical in- formation are supposed to elucidate the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
... context: “‘Mr. Sludge’ is not only written by the son of a former master of a West Indian plantation but published within eighteen months of Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation of slaves” (p. 100). Perhaps these pieces of biographical and historical in- formation are supposed to elucidate the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 January 2001
... context: “‘Mr. Sludge’ is not only written by the son of a former master of a West Indian plantation but published within eighteen months of Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation of slaves” (p. 100). Perhaps these pieces of biographical and historical in- formation are supposed to elucidate the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2001
... context: “‘Mr. Sludge’ is not only written by the son of a former master of a West Indian plantation but published within eighteen months of Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation of slaves” (p. 100). Perhaps these pieces of biographical and historical in- formation are supposed to elucidate the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 January 2001
... context: “‘Mr. Sludge’ is not only written by the son of a former master of a West Indian plantation but published within eighteen months of Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation of slaves” (p. 100). Perhaps these pieces of biographical and historical in- formation are supposed to elucidate the...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... from China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines who settled and worked the sugar plantations in the late nineteenth century and worked their way into social and political prominence during and after World War II, express- ing the democratic (and Democratic Party) march to American statehood.11 This...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Instead of remaining at home he departs for Portugal to receive large funds from the Brazilian plantation he had owned before being ship- wrecked—a plantation that has been worked by slaves during the thirty-five years he was away (277). Whereas in Campe there is a clear indictment of slavery (248- 49...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... all matters relating to the regions I had visited” (1007). The Southern Literary Messenger, where the novel was first serialized, had in fact featured articles about South American politics that were concerned with the possibilities of expanding plantation holdings there, and Poe himself...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 333–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
... follow Cash’s de- scription of the way Southern ideology reflects its encounter with African Ameri- cans in the plantation system prior to the Civil War. Cash’s book is marred by paternalist racial stereotypes and has obviously been surpassed by other studies. Yet because of the way it captures the...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 283–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to travel freely with his assistant Sasportas from plantation to plantation while secretly gathering information about the status of rebellion across the island. Yet the separation Debuisson had achieved between his past life and his present political ideals quickly becomes blurred once...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... plantation house became a staple of British journalism and travel writing. Through read- ings of Thomas Carlyle and J.A. Froude, Malouf marks the beginnings of what would become a “transatlantic solidarity” as “discursively mediated by the imperial center” (21). From such colonial precedents Caribbean...