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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature . By Cheah Pheng . Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 . ix, 397 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Allan Michael . In the Shadow of World...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Maria Khotimsky khotimsk@mit.edu From Internationalism to Postcolonialism: Literature and Cinema Between the Second and Third Worlds . By Rossen Djagalov . Ontario : McGill–Queen’s University Press , 2020 . 328 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 Rossen...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... context, the festival reinforced a national, linguistic, and religious division between India and Pakistan. It produced a category like “Moonlight’s Children” as an “other” to an imagined Indian literature that is confused with a post–Salman Rushdie postcolonial and global anglophone canon. However...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in postcolonial or global Anglophone world literature. Writing by Buchi Emecheta, Chinua Achebe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie suggests how the appropriation of the language of British colonization has been undercut and abetted by the Anglophone cultural and educational institutions of US empire. Copyright ©...
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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 (2022) 74 (4): 502–505.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan ragini.ts@gmail.com World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth: Anticolonial Aesthetics, Postcolonial Politics . By J. Daniel Elam . New York : Fordham University Press , 2021 . 192 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 What...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Revathi Krishnaswamy While the literatures of the (third) world are being rapidly curricularized in revamped Comparative/World or Postcolonial literature classes, the theories and methodologies used to interpret and evaluate these texts are still drawn primarily from the Western tradition...
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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 (2023) 75 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2023
.... The article contributes to postcolonial literary criticism and sound studies by revising approaches to orality in African writing and racialized sound in literature more broadly. scott.newman@live.co.uk Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 Marechera Sony Labou Tansi Black voices...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in Hindi literature and which reconfigured the category of the middle class in the universally recognizable terms of alienation. Using the case of the nayī kahānī, the essay offers a new literary historical approach that moves beyond sweeping accounts of a single postcolonial mode to attend to regional...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and difference over encounter and intersection. I further suggest that the preference for foreignness and defamiliarization as critical strategies of translation and reading limits the kinds of literary works that constitute postcolonial and world literature canons, particularly in the English language...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 286–299.
Published: 01 September 2012
... . “Globalization and the Claims of Postcoloniality.” The South Atlantic Quarterly 100 . 3 ( 2001 ) 627 – 58 . Print . Goethe Johann . Collected Works . Vol. 3 . Essays on Art and Literature . Ed. Gearey John . Trans. von Nardroff Ellen von Nardroff Ernest H. . Princeton...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 2017
.../00104124-4260456 What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature. By Pheng Cheah. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. ix, 397 p. The recent renewed interest in the concept of world literature —in the fields of compara- tive and postcolonial literary studies — underscores...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
... literature in the specific settler-colonial context of the United States is, arguably, much greater. 10 Comparative literature has continued to have an uneasy relationship with multiculturalism, even as it turned more and more postcolonial and global. We see this in the next report, which...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and communities living in the shadow of insurgencies and state violence. The Anglophone metropolitan postcolonial critic’s often-shallow knowledge about a region, its literature and deep politics, and their many rationalizations about why it is so, dovetails with the manner in which lies, exaggerated and fake...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 256–267.
Published: 01 June 2002
...CHRIS BONGIE University of Oregon 2002 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/256 REVIEW ESSAY CHRIS BONGIE What’s Literature Got To Do With It? Robert J.C. Young, Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001. xi...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 114 – 33 . Print . Cheah Pheng . What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature . Durham : Duke UP , 2016 . Print . Couto Mia . Pensativities: Essays and Provocations . Trans. Bookshaw David . Frankfurt...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., Paradigm or Panacea? ” In The Global South and Literature , edited by West-Pavlov Russell , 1 – 19 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . Young Robert J. C. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction . Chichester, UK : John Wiley and Sons , 2001 . Africa...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is conditioned by political, not personal concerns. Huggan’s larger project in The Postcolonial Exotic also reiterates a familiar anxiety that the field itself is deeply imbricated in the commercialization of South Asian Anglophone literature. In one sense, this is quite correct. The Latin American case...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that was “translated” or “borne across” the channel during an important chapter in the history of cultural translation, a term taken from social anthropology. While useful for literary and cultural studies, its deployment in anthropology and its recent appropriation by postcolonial studies too often eschews linguistic...