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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 357–380.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jeffrey Sacks Abstract This article considers the work of Hannah Arendt and Ghassan Kanafani in relation to the social and juridical logic and form of the settler colony and of the settler-colonial logic and form of the Israeli state and its ideology, Zionism. The argument is framed in relation...
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... understanding of copyright hence requires a focus on the dockside politics of customs and how notions of copyright emerged from these practices. Taking southern Africa as a case study broadly representative of white settler colonies in the British Empire, the article explores the workings of customs and its...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 276–282.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Robert Warrior Abstract Noting the entwined histories of settler colonialism and racial capitalism, Robert Warrior investigates the place of Native Americans in colonial hierarchies manifest across US history, from an 1804 encounter in Washington, DC, between the Osage people and Thomas Jefferson...
Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
... , 2014 . Print . Wilderson Frank B. III Red, White and Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms . Durham : Duke UP , 2010 . Print . Wolfe Patrick . “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native.” Journal of Genocide Research 8 . 4 ( 2006 ): 487 – 509...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 259–271.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Jacques . Monolingualism of the Other; or, The Prosthesis of Origin . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 1998 . Head Bessie . Maru . Long Grove, IL : Waveland Press , 2014 . Kanji Azeezah , and Palumbo-Liu David . “ Settler Colonialism Lurked beneath...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and early twentieth century, and the first wave of Israeli dystopias from the 1980s, against and in dialogue with which these recent dystopias emerge. Not unlike other settler-colonial nationalist projects, Zionism is characterized by a utopian imagination, and articulated its political project...
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... does not only have an Indigenous presence. It is filled with diasporic popula- tions, migrants, settlers, travelers, tourists, exiles. In some places the migrants have made themselves at home, and settler colonialism reigns supreme; in others, a tricky balance is negotiated; in still others...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 240–257.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., or as when the women’s bathroom on my office floor is in use and the lock on the door reads “occupied.” Imagine if Bartleby had said, “Not yet, I’m cathected.” Comparable to the valences of “occupation” under settler-colonialism—a mode of seizing or maintaining possession without regard for habitation...
Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... distinguished from other nation-states and made their equal because found equally worthy of realist description. There is much that is potentially liberating in the nationalist model. For example, it allows anomalies such as the Portuguese colonies or the apartheid settler colonies to be regarded...
Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... studies would turn to questions of how cross-cultural exchange is imbricated in explicitly global relations of material inequality (rather than, say, those that manifest in postcolonial nations, settler colonies, or imperial metropoles) may be understood in light of the rise of globalization...
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (4): 385–402.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of anticolonial and antiracist activists in Africa and beyond. Her use of a racial category that is legible to readers of Fanon across Britain’s (former) settler colonies— the whites —perfectly captures the multidirectionality of Fanon’s critique of colonial racism. If Philcox rightly points out that Farrington’s...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
.../breakthrough structure helps to render illegible and irreal the nonpolitical organizations of existence all around it. Derrida points out the settler-colonial logic of the “way” that impasse blocks when he compares aporia to a desert—not an actual desert, but the fantasy of one projected by the observer...
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... contact literature, conflating African and Native American experiences of European colonialism. These “factitious” aspects of the novel (to borrow again from Matthiessen) make the terrors of New World settler colonial- ism seem familiar to antebellum readers. Several events on the island of Tsalal...
Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
...., and Virginia Mason Vaughan. Shakespeare's Caliban: A Cultural History . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1991 . Velcic, Vlatka. “Postmodern and Postcolonial Portrayals of Colonial History: Contemporary Novels about the Eighteenth Century.” Tennessee Philological Bulletin 38 ( 2001 ): 41 -48. Vray, Jean...
Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 389–403.
Published: 01 September 2001
...” (A8). The era of East-West orientalist binaries resulting from formal colonialism may be over, but the problems of North/South imbalances and economic injustice multiply on the international front: to invoke the specter of Karl Marx com- menting on the emerging formations of market globalization...
Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (4): 273–293.
Published: 01 September 2005
... natives, they may also be figured as colonial settlers, going out to do the work of their imperial overlord, the great “sovran Planter” (4.691) who has created the New World out of Chaos and will “therein plant/A generation” (1.651). Like their settler counterparts, Adam and Eve have been granted...
Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... embodied in the ﬁ gure of Caliban in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, to Latin America’s spiritual (or Arielist) nature. This opposition was reworked by the Cuban intellectual Roberto Fernández Reta- mar in a 1971 essay that appropriated the image of Caliban for Latin American colonies brutalized by empire...
Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... boys. Just as the Missouri river is the way to Huck and Jim’s “free- dom,” so it was a particularly popular route for settlers from the northern coun- ties of Ireland. In fact, developing Charles Grandgent’s 1894 theory that the “gen- eral tendency . . . in the nineteenth century to retract...
Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 September 2013
... illuminat- ing and critical accounts of Zionism, in which he objected to the Zionist reliance on colonial power and supported the establishment of a Jewish community based on the recognition of national and civic equality between Jews and Arabs. His writings from this period, to which we will return...
Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 349–351.
Published: 01 September 2007
... be described as an attempt of European Jews to “establish in Palestine a colonial society of ‘white’ settlers” (76). Rather, he notes, the literary texts reveal that, at the immediate level of desire, “many Jews in Palestine dreamed of becoming dark, not white, men” (96). Pointing out the ambivalence...