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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Charles Forsdick Postcolonial Criticism: History, Theory, and the Work of Fiction. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 BOOK REVIEWS BIRTH OF THE SYMBOL...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy . New York: Columbia UP, 2003. Sylvia Huot. Postcolonial Fictions in the Roman de Perceforest: Cultural Identities and Hybridities . Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2007. Patricia Clare Ingham and Michelle R. Warren, eds. Postcolonial Moves: Medieval through Modern...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 383–401.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of Nationalism . Rev. ed. London and New York : Verso , 2006 . Print . Balibar Etienne . “The Nation Form.” Race, Nation, Class . New York : Verso , 1991 . 86 – 106 . Print . Ball John Clement . Imagining London: Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis . Toronto...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... tragic consequences for peoples and social groups in postcolonial space” (194). Laying out a new set of criteria for rethinking the concept of world literature as inseparable from the performative process of worlding, Cheah makes the case in his final four chapters that postcolonial fictions...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
... analyzed as part of a highly contested body of writing that has been variously termed by critics as letteratura della migrazione , italofona , minore , postcoloniale , and afroitaliana (literature of migration, Italophone, minor, postcolonial, and Afro-Italian). The emergence of this literature...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2023
... the essay complicates the extant understanding of the “grotesque” in postcolonial Africa. Next, the close reading of The House of Hunger draws on neglected biographical detail, such as the author’s reflections on his stutter. My contention is that Marechera’s fictional etiology of his vocal breakdown...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... postcolonial world literature are coupled with anthropologist Engseng Ho's distinction between the colonial and the imperial. I argue that the respective aesthetic priorities of these authors, and their fictional use of the histories of slavery and indenture in Mauritius, are best understood by means...
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Comparative Literature (2024) 76 (1): 20–43.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of the postcolonial—might respond in the negative. World literature and the global Anglophone are rival theories of how to enact literary comparison through English. Bhagat’s popular fiction at first presents an enticing solution to the seeming impasse between these contested pedagogies: between the limits...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
... historical fiction postcolonial fiction ocean studies multilingualism archive translation anarchive There is nothing solid about the way languages interact with each other. Their movement is more like that of liquids; they mingle and flow not just between groups but often within individuals...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (4): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... The Browser's Ecstasy . New York: Counterpoint Press, 2000 . Okonkwo, Chidi. Decolonization Agnostics in Postcolonial Fiction . London: McMillan Press, 1999 . ____. Out There: Marginalization and Contemporary Cultures . Ed. Russell Ferguson, et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
....11 Whereas women in postcolonial fiction are routinely expected to serve as automatic victims of (white and black) male oppression, as universal mother fig- ures, or, in the words of Elizabeth Wilson, as “liberée des constraintes sexuelles ou morales” (qtd. in O’Regan, 74; liberated from sexual...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 227–242.
Published: 01 June 2004
... novelists to reinvigorate African textual practice. The Power Durée The foundational moment of what I will call a postcolonial power durée in Francophone African fiction is located in Fantouré’s Le cercle des tropiques, a novel that signals a renewed engagement with power in the annals...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 357–359.
Published: 01 September 2016
... readings of spatial representations in postcolonial Caribbean novels. As she argues, the yard novel and its representation of the interplay between space and identity is a precursor to representations of the spatial problematic in postcolonial Caribbean fiction. Through effective summaries...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... African Writers and the Burden of Commitment . Charlottesville : U of Virginia P , 2011 . Print . Castle Gregory . “My Self, My Other: Modernism and Postcolonial Bildung in Assia Djebar's Algerian Quartet.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 59 . 3 ( 2013 ): 628 – 48 . Print . Cheah...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... : Routledge , 2014 . 17 – 31 . Bahri Deepika . Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature . Minneapolis : U of Minnesota P , 2003 . Black Shameem . Fiction across Borders: Imagining the Lives of Others in Late-Twentieth-Century Novels . New York...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 256–259.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., THEORY, AND THE WORK OF FICTION. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. Like many fields of academic analysis whose progressive constitution has been impeded by their rapid emergence, postcolonial criticism risked, in the late 1990s, backing itself into an impasse of self...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 259–261.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., THEORY, AND THE WORK OF FICTION. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. Like many fields of academic analysis whose progressive constitution has been impeded by their rapid emergence, postcolonial criticism risked, in the late 1990s, backing itself into an impasse of self...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 261–263.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., THEORY, AND THE WORK OF FICTION. By Nicholas Harrison. London: Polity, 2003. vii, 221 p. Like many fields of academic analysis whose progressive constitution has been impeded by their rapid emergence, postcolonial criticism risked, in the late 1990s, backing itself into an impasse of self...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... .” New Left Review 1 ( 2000 ): 54 – 68 . Morey Peter . “ ‘The Rules of the Game Have Changed’: Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Post 9/11 Fiction .” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 47 , no. 2 ( 2011 ): 135 – 46 . Mufti Aamir R. Forget English! Orientalisms...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , 2005 . Print . Casanova Pascale . The World Republic of Letters . Trans. DeBevoise M.B. . Cambridge : Harvard UP , 2004 . Print . Chambers Claire . “Interview with Abdulrazak Gurnah.” British Muslim Fictions: Interview with Contemporary Writers . Houndmills...