1-20 of 144 Search Results for


Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Isabel Hofmeyr Abstract In the British Empire, much printed matter originated from outside the colony and was funneled through port cities, where customs checked the material to see that it was not pirated, obscene, or seditious. Customs and Excise hence became the section of the colonial state...
Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 4. The picture of Sophie, port truck driver in Le Havre. Screen capture from JR’s and Agnès Varda’s 2017 documentary Faces Places. More
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Hannah Freed-Thall Abstract This introduction theorizes the littoral zone as a space for rethinking comparative literature and the environmental humanities. Beaches and ports are among the twentieth century’s most vexed and polyvalent cultural geographies. The article contends that the tidelands...
FIGURES | View All (6)
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 166–183.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Sarah Ann Wells Abstract Shifting away from the paradigmatic factory gates, this article examines what comes into view as cinema approaches the port. Through a reading of Aloysio Raulino’s experimental short film Santos Port (Brazil, 1978), it shows how the port film is uniquely poised to view...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Figure 4. The picture of Sophie, port truck driver in Le Havre. Screen capture from JR’s and Agnès Varda’s 2017 documentary Faces Places. ...
FIGURES | View All (7)
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 184–208.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., studied under the names given to their harbors by developers: Europoort , Harborplace , Port Vell , Rainbow Harbor , and Porto Antico . Works Cited Adorno Theodor . Minima Moralia: Reflections on a Damaged Life , translated by Jephcott E. F. N. . New York : Verso Books , 2005...
FIGURES | View All (14)
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... volumes . Vol. 6 . Port-au-Prince : Editions Fardin , 2004 . Print . “Article V — Reflexions sur une Lettre de Mezeres [sic], Ex-Colon français, addressee à M.J.C.L. Sismonde de Sismondi, etc.” The Analectic Magazine 9 , May 1817 : 403 . Print . “Article VI.” The Monthly Repository...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 225–236.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., the narrative takes the form of a wandering, with qualities of both reportage and dream, through unhomely landscapes where there is everything and nothing to see: oil tankers, heavily secured freight ports, military-logistical infrastructure, sparse silhouettes of mute labor. The story is set in 2012 (a few...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... ). 6 In a chapter on ports, Manjapra offers a longer discussion of the European relationship to the histories of Asian and Pacific ports ( 102–15 ). Of particular interest to this argument is his focus on liberalism’s role in colonial violence not as an “episodic” practice, as nineteenth-century...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
... as a capitalist maritime power and Russia’s major competitor in the Far East. After the Sino-Japanese War (1894–95), Russia expanded its influence by obtaining the right to build China Eastern Railway, which connects to the Trans-Siberia Railway, and to build a navy base in Lüshun (Port Arthur), a crucial port...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
...STEPHEN RECKERT University of Oregon 2008 Alfonso X. “El Sabio.” Cantigas de Santa Maria . Ed. Walter Mettmann. Coimbra: Universidade de Coimbra, 1959 . Balaban, John, ed. and trans. Spring Essence: The Poetry of Ho Xuan Huong . Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2000...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... : U of California P , 2009 . Print . Hofmeyr Isabel Dhupelia-Mesthrie Uma Kaarsholm Preben . “Durban and Cape Town as Port Cities: Reconsidering Southern African Studies from the Indian Ocean.” Journal of Southern African Studies 42 . 3 ( 2016 ): 375 – 87 . Print...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of global trade, as Southeast Asia straddled the sea route between the two great markets of China and India and served as an important redistribution center. The Javanese have been known to sail to Africa since Roman times, with a colony settling in Mada- gascar. Southeast Asian port cities were open...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 445–446.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with mercenar- ies. Murrin disclaims any title to being a traveler in the heroic mode, having made his way deep into India and Central Asia on academic archeological tours, which took him beyond ports such as Goa to “Vijayanagar and much of the interior of the Indian peninsula; not just Bukhara...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 333–344.
Published: 01 September 2015
... » ne fait pas retour, il est là, au présent. C’est ce présent, cette présence qui nous porte. Elle n’est pas la présence posée de la substance (la Vorhandenheit) mais la présence qui vient, qui se présente, qui nous porte et nous pousse . . . Raffoul:  Dans La création du monde ou la...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 203–223.
Published: 01 June 2020
... that which will have been said of it, since each word of the moment and for the “Moment” remains wanting: open to others, a passage for countless traversals, and always crossed through. Each word of the moment and its return—: a porte-parole that could not bear out its role, that could not bear, repeating...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (2): 165–186.
Published: 01 March 2002
... port town that prides itself on its predictability. Time in in the town is carefully measured by three local factories. During the first chapter, however, this regularity is punctured when a woman’s scream is heard in the middle of the child’s weekly piano lesson. Both the child’s mother, Anne...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): i–xvi.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the publication of the new state of the discipline re- port ably edited by Haun Saussy and entitled Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization ( Johns Hopkins University Press, available in June, 2006). This vol- ume will become a standard work for future comparatists wrestling with the prob- lems...
Journal Article
Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (4): 446–461.
Published: 01 December 2012
... journey from the Brittany port of L’Orient (Lorient today) in western France, via the slave-holding Island of Gorée, off the coast of Senegal. Bernardin’s fictional use of this shipwreck in his best-selling 1787–88 novella changed the course of French literary and cultural traditions, inaugurating...