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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 (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, this...
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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. The...
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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...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... considerations about 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...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Postcolonial Literatures . 2nd ed. New York and London : Rouledge , 2002 . Print . Balakian Anna . “Theorizing Comparison: The Pyramid of Similitude and Difference.” World Literature Today 69 . 2 ( 1995 ): 263 . Print . Bernheimer Charles . “Introduction: The Anxieties of...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 226–251.
Published: 01 September 2019
... 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 (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 (2004) 56 (3): 227–242.
Published: 01 June 2004
... believed to have happened to Africans as a result of colonialism. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/228 instrumentality of a colonial past that is made to function as an exegetical grid for every aspect of the postcolonial condition. Chabal and Daloz, on the other hand, while acknowledging the significance of...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... would like to thank Ardis Butterfi eld, Elizabeth Edwards, and Luke Sunderland for their helpful comments on a fi rst draft of this essay. Comparative Literature 61:2 DOI 10.1215/00104124-2009-004 © 2009 by University of Oregon CAN THE MIDDLE AGES BE POSTCOLONIAL? / 161...
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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 (2012) 64 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and between different genres, temporalities, territories, and subjectivities. In a particularly illuminating discussion, she brings together Fanon’s work on race and psychoanalysis with his essays on decolonization and the postcolonial nation, arguing that both race and COMPARATIVE LITERATURE...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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. To...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...CHRISTOPHER WINKS Building on Ngugi wa Thiong'o's concept of moving the cultural center away from Europe towards a multiplicity of creative centers and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's call for a revitalized comparative literature that would avail itself of the insights of a post-Cold War area studies...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 September 2018
...John David Zuern Abstract Tapping the critical resources of the disciplines of comparative literature and electronic literature, this essay conducts two cross-media comparative studies to show that a supple and dynamic concept of literary “materiality” emerges when we view the specific material...
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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 (2000) 52 (3): 246–254.
Published: 01 June 2000
...DOROTHY FIGUEIRA University of Oregon 2000 Ahmad, Aijaz. In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures . Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1993 . Appiah, Kwame Anthony. “Is the Post- in Postmodernism the Post- in Postcolonial?” Critical Inquiry 17 ( 1991 ): 336 -57. Ashcroft, Bill...
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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 (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... level of its own long- wrought cultural hegemony. Albert Wendt said in his keynote address to the “Inside Out: Theorizing Pacific Literature” conference held in Honolulu, September 1994, “For me, the post in postcolonial does not just mean after; it also means around, through, out of, along- side...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
... comparative methodologies, so it also helps us to understand how works of the postcolonial age are not sim- ply intertextual, but supranationally textual as well. As the title of the 1999 con- ference of the American Comparative Literature Association—“Comparative Literature and Cultural Transnationalisms...