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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 429–431.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Estelle Tarica Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas. By Zita Nunes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 218 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Or l a n d o f u r i o s...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 72–92.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... This ambiguity, I argue, can have salutary effects. In attenuating the boundaries between subject, object, and device, “Oriental writing” renders inoperable the “politics of representation” through which race has been thought. I use the term tone to designate the sensory effect of the racialized indistinction...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 385–402.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of race across (post)colonial contexts. How does one translate race on and for the stage? What does it mean for a Black French woman to perform the role of a Black American? What are the ethical limits and political stakes of performing Blackness in translation? I will seek to answer these questions...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... conoscenza da Paracelso a Leibniz . Rome: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 1987 . Browne, Sir Thomas. Pseudodoxia Epidemica . Ed. Robin Robbins. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981 . Carrera, Magali M. Imagining Identity in New Spain: Race, Lineage, and the Colonial Body in Portraiture and Casta Paintings...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... (Yaxian xiandai huawen wenxue zuopinxuan) . Singapore : Qingnian shuju , 2013 . Print . Cheng Yinghong . “Cyber Racism: Discourse of Race and Chinese Nationalism.” The China Quarterly 207 ( 2011 ): 561 – 79 . Print . Dirlik Arif . “Mao Zedong Thought and the Third World...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (4): 506–508.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Ana Schwartz ana.schwartz@utexas.edu Cotton Mather’s Spanish Lessons: A Story of Language, Race, and Belonging in the Early Americas . By Kirsten Silva Gruesz . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2022 . 326 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... I read the Brazilian novel Bom-Crioulo , written by Adolfo Caminha in 1895, in light of Cesare Lombroso's criminal anthropology. I argue that to read this novel — which deals with crime, race, sexual perversion, and jealousy — in the context of fin-de-siècle criminology and what I call “Othello's...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to distinguish it from Hughes's 1920s poetry, associating the latter with a black nationalist literary aesthetic linked to an embrace of Pan-Africanism and the former with a proletarian poetic tied to a decidedly Marxist analysis of race and class-conflict. This article offers a counter-narrative...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 June 2015
... olvido (1996) by Dominican-American Marisela Rizik expose the sexual violence that women and other persecuted subjects have suffered historically, and which has engendered the idealized mixed-race nation in nationalist narratives. Using several shared motifs, these two novels question the reproductive...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 January 2009
...” (“Sunset at Fossoli”) and Robert Antelme's L'espèce humaine ( The Human Race )—and poems by Francis Ponge. My argument centers on the ability of certain modes of temporal disjunction to subvert any a priori and potentially reductive belief in the objective historicity of an aesthetic form, especially when...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 140–152.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Jinyi Chu Abstract What is the connection between class and race? Socialist revolutionaries in early twentieth-century Russia engaged with this question in their political essays. The imperial partition of China and the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway made the China question one...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of comparison (the “color line”) in response to lynching and imperial conquest. Arguing that the question of comparison in the present must be resolved by collective action rather than scholarship, it tentatively suggests a few possible lines of study attuned to the local and geopolitical dynamics of race...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 199–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... writings in those of Zweig, however, the goal is to interpret their work within the broader context of the intellectual debate on race and identity in Brazil. While much has been written about Cendrars's impact on Brazilian modernism, his contribution to the development of the concept of Brazil's...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 June 2023
... of racialized violence in the waning days of the Soviet Union. feldmanl@uchicago.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 race ethnonationalism Soviet empire affect internationalism Recent Russian aggression in former Soviet territories—whether through mercenary militia...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (3): 237–265.
Published: 01 September 2023
... to be possible. Shih@humnet.ucla.edu Copyright © 2023 by University of Oregon 2023 decolonizing comparative literature multiculturalism Indigeneity race COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IS known as a discipline that requires constant rethinking. We have been told by earlier generations of leading...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of futurity shift when Blackness becomes the principal critical lens. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Race Black Arab American futurity literary theory Works Cited Abdulrahim Sawan . “‘Whiteness’ and the Arab Immigrant Experience.” Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Allan Poe Comte de Lautréamont race slavery symbolism Works Cited Bachelard Gaston . Lautréamont . Trans. Dupree Robert S. . Dallas : Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture , 1998 . Print . ———. Water and Dreams: An Essay on the Imagination of Matter . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 2023
... and deep skin tone “‘podem dar-me muito bem o aspecto de um mestiço de malaio’” (74–75; “could very well make me look like a mixed-race person of Malay descent”). Here, we are reminded of Barreto’s other comparisons between mixed-race Brazilians and Javanese. For example, when the Javanese man...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 January 2009
... . Trans. Christopher L. Chiappari and Silvia L. López. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1995 . Graham, Richard, ed. The Idea of Race in Latin America, 1870-1940 . Austin: U of Texas P, 1990 . Gruzinski, Serge. The Mestizo Mind: The Intellectual Dynamics of Colonization and Globalization . Trans...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2009
...- lic Education (1920–24), and author of the famous 1925 tract La raza cósmica (The Cosmic Race); and Gilberto Freyre (1900–1987), Brazilian sociologist and author of the infl uen- tial 1933 study Casa-grande e senzala (The Master and the Slaves: A Study in the Development of Brazilian Civilization...