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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
...CRISTINA VATULESCU University of Oregon 2004 Andreevich, E.A. “Structure and Functions of the Soviet Secret Police.” The Soviet Secret Police . Ed. Simon Wolin and Robert M. Slusser. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1957 . 96 -152. Arendt, Hannah. The Origins of Totalitarianism...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Vince Schleitwiler This essay connects recent academic debates over antiblackness and the rise of new theories and methods of comparison to the movements against police violence that are gaining visibility after the protests in Ferguson, MO, arguing that they all demonstrate the fracturing of...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seth Kimmel This essay argues that the effort to define and police the shifting boundaries of Christianity in early modern Spain produced a counter-intuitive peninsular logic of secularization. Hoping to stem the extension of ecclesiastical power over everyday cultural life, New Christians and...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the state. As such, the Mexican government represents drug cartels as criminal entities always readily distinguishable from state structures. At its worst, the state —and​ here are included the army, police corps, and the political class —​is portrayed as weak, with some- times...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... at best, since they are based on municipal laws that required prostitutes in Buenos Aires to register with the police and provide their country of origin, but not race, religion, or other ethnic information. As Guy has noted, these partial statistics were the basis for the stories about white...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... under the able command of the port captain, who is assisted by “several Pilots, Wharfmaster, Customs Department, Captains, Mates and Crews of Tugs, Signalmen, and Water Police” (also, one might add, an elaborate Immigration Restriction [IR] Department, not mentioned in the guidebook, since white...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 131–144.
Published: 01 June 2015
... synonymous with lawlessness and crime, the novel will lose its connection with reality if these behaviors are eradicated through the intro- duction of modern police measures. Writing at spatial and temporal coordinates where movement control was particularly intense —​Metternich’s Austria at the...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 276–282.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Lives), which gained national momentum during demonstrations against police brutality in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri, which is just a few miles away from the village sites where a significant number of Osages lived when Lewis and Clark began their journey up the Missouri ( Estes; Estes and Dhillon...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 68–82.
Published: 01 March 2020
... they are most needed. This can be seen, for example, by the way the police treat Antonio. In a perfect world, it would have been the system of criminal justice that would find the stolen bicycle, punish the thief, and reinstate Antonio in his position as an honorable member of society. And indeed, the...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 110–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... takes him to the police; they flog him and expel him from the city as a public criminal. So much for the story of the beautiful lady who falls in love with you and raises you to marriage and money ( Beaumont 120 ). The barber, as he will do for each brother in succession, brings his hunchback brother...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . Amalgamation Schemes: AntiBlackness and the Critique of Multiracialism . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2008 . Kindle . ———. “The Ruse of Engagement: Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing.” American Quarterly 61 . 1 ( 2009 ): 39 – 63 . Print . Shalal-Esa Andrea . “Arab...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sexuality and the law. Fast forward now from the year 1868 to the year 2000 and Court TV. In the summer of 2000, Court TV announced a new series entitled simply Confession. It claimed to be, in a sense, the police confession room unmasked: alleged criminals, in the process of confess- ing, would...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sexuality and the law. Fast forward now from the year 1868 to the year 2000 and Court TV. In the summer of 2000, Court TV announced a new series entitled simply Confession. It claimed to be, in a sense, the police confession room unmasked: alleged criminals, in the process of confess- ing, would...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., sexuality and the law. Fast forward now from the year 1868 to the year 2000 and Court TV. In the summer of 2000, Court TV announced a new series entitled simply Confession. It claimed to be, in a sense, the police confession room unmasked: alleged criminals, in the process of confess- ing, would...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 345–365.
Published: 01 December 2011
... mouchard — that is, a police informant (Timmermans 144). We can expand these two historically attested usages, which indicate the ability of this single locution to express complicity or hostility, by considering two related contexts in which the The author wishes to thank Michael Boucai, Tom...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2013
... editors to highlight the parallels between the practices of censorship by Publishing Police and torture by Thought Police. In 1929 critic O¯ ya So¯ichi wrote that “when a publication is met with a ban by the censor, it is the equivalent of a 1 See Hungerford’s comparison of Cervantes’ satirical...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
....’ ‘Ran away, a negro boy named James. Said boy was ironed when he left me.’ ‘Committed to jail, a man who calls his name John. He has a clog of iron on his right foot which will weigh four or five pounds.’ ‘Detained at the police jail, the negro wench, Myra. Has several marks of LASHING, and has...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Matthews Gerald . Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2009 . 247 – 61 . Print . Miller David A. The Novel and the Police . Berkeley : U of California P , 1988 . Print . “Most Cited Authors of Books in the Humanities, 2007.” Times Higher Education Supplement ( 26 Mar. 2009 ): &lt...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Stone Face (1963), a young black Ameri- can, Simeon Brown, who grew up in Philadelphia and spent time in Harlem dur- ing an era of racial violence and police brutality, escapes the United States and arrives in Paris in May 1960. There, he meets American blacks who are treated as honorary whites...