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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 299–315.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Guantánamo, as a form of regional literature produced on contested ground. It proposes that, when read across the dividing line and between languages, poetry presents a more intimate and locally specific Guantánamo than the widely known version. Copyright © 2020 by University of Oregon 2020...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... hobnobbing with one another, a forum that ignored regional literatures in languages other than English, and a new type of literary tourism sponsored by the Rajasthan government. Journalist Manoj Nair writes, “If one were to say that the gathering of authors, their fans, critics and journalists at Jaipur’s...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 June 2022
... object-oriented ontology, and world literature, this essay explores how a close encounter with objects, stories, and descriptive language can reveal the form and poetics of the Indian Ocean. A concept of regional relationality, encompassing both connectivity and narratability, emerges alongside...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Roanne L. Kantor Abstract This article seeks to explain the recent popularity of South Asian Anglophone literature (beginning in 1981 and peaking between 1998 and 2008) in light of the boom in Latin American literature of the 1960s. It argues that the phenomenon of regional literary “booms” shares...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on the multilingual north Indian region of Awadh in the early modern period, it argues that an approach to literature and space that takes multilingualism within society and literary culture as a structuring and generative principle and holds both local and cosmopolitan perspectives in view is more productive...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
...SILVIA SPITTA; LOIS PARKINSON ZAMORA Taking as their point of departure the murals painted by the Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Miguel Covarrubias for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco, the editors address the development of comparative literature as an academic...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 244–255.
Published: 01 June 2009
...-understanding of the entire region. That Caribbean literature can shed light on social conditions seemingly far removed from those from which it emerges is demonstrated by Ngu˜g who speaks of the excitement he felt when, as a student at Makerere University College in Uganda, he fi rst came into contact...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., Russia, India, China, and South Africa) formation, re-entrench a problematic Orientalism while pushing further to the margins still the complex, long-standing regional histories. This essay juxtaposes Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy and Kevin Kwan’s Rich trilogy in relation to Indian Ocean histories of trade...
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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 (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 (2009) 61 (4): 447–448.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in English literature. For this reason, Segal’s book is indispensible for those in the field of comparative literature. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 452 Yet this is no ordinary overview of a region’s literatures. For the Western reader, the literatures of Eastern European countries scarcely existed...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 September 2009
... developments in Spanish literature, or the Pushkinist seeking sonnet parallels in English literature. For this reason, Segal’s book is indispensible for those in the field of comparative literature. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 452 Yet this is no ordinary overview of a region’s literatures...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 451–452.
Published: 01 September 2009
... developments in Spanish literature, or the Pushkinist seeking sonnet parallels in English literature. For this reason, Segal’s book is indispensible for those in the field of comparative literature. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 452 Yet this is no ordinary overview of a region’s literatures...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
... with respect to Latin American literature in translation is proportionally much greater; since 1997, only three authors from the region have been granted the distinction of having one of their works included among the “100 Notable Books” listed each year: Jorge Luis Borges in 1998 (for his Collected...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and reduced to regional or local knowledge the sophisticated eco-theory of language/literature present in the rival classical tradition of Tamil. The sec- ond example identifies certain aesthetic innovations in the popularbhakti   poetry of medieval India and shows how the poetics latent in bhakti...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 283–297.
Published: 01 September 2001
... done now in the area of comparing national or regional literatures. Such efforts are being supplanted by studies of the inner workings of a culture or literature, which presumably are different from those of another. Power, however, is nearly always introduced as the constitutive factor...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as a political-economic signifier to bespeak and mediate the border-crossing expan- sionism—if not will to transnational community—emerging in this “borderless” COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/390 region. This trope of Asia yoked to Pacific is used to mobilize the cash-driven transfusion and to drive the megatrends...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 360–375.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Historical Regions of Europe. An Outline.” Trans. Julianna Parti. Acta Historica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 29 . 2-4 ( 1983 ): 131 -84. ____. “The Budapest Round Table.” Cross Currents 10 ( 1991 ): 17 -30. ____. “The Lisbon Conference on Literature; A Round Table of European...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... conceptualization of the region: Samoan writer, artist, and educator Albert Wendt’s 1974 “Towards a New Comparative Literature  69:1 DOI 10.1215/00104124-3794579  © 2017 by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 26 Oceania” and Tongan writer, educator, and philosopher Epeli Hau’ofa’s 1993 “Our...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 362–364.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Theo D'Haen A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Edited by A. James Arnold. Volume 2. English- and Dutch-Speaking Regions. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001. x, 672 p. University of Oregon...