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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... seeks to offer a more nuanced interpretation of the global sixties from those perspectives situated south — whether in terms of actual or symbolic geographies — of the so-called Global South. In doing so, it connects Paris, Bandung, and Beijing to Saigon, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and Surabaya. © 2016 by...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 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 (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 47–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Glenn A. Odom This article examines Yael Farber's Molora , an adaptation of The Oresteia , in the context of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a narrative form. I argue that, in performance, the play prevents the culmination of both reconciliation and the tragic form, leaving...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Melissa Tandiwe Myambo Exploring the relationship between capitalism and the discourse of multicultural democracy that animates the New South Africa's notion of itself as Rainbow Nation, this article attempts to understand why it is impossible for politically progressive postapartheid South African...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 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 (1 September 2002) 54 (4): 307–324.
Published: 01 September 2002
...RAHUL GAIROLA University of Oregon 2002 Alexander, Meena. The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience . Boston: South End Press, 1996 . Althusser, Louis. “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses.” Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays . Trans. Ben Brewster. New York...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... frame non-Europhone literatures and literary histories? If we displace Europhone terms of analysis as conceptual categories, what alternatives emerge in their stead from non-European languages, lineages, and source materials? In pursuing lateral comparisons within the Global South, how can the risks of...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... These conventional answers to the question of which languages are relevant in the study of American and Arabic literatures have echoed geopolitical hierarchies and obscured important networks that do not always center on Europe and the United States, such as the South-South dimension of world literature...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2014) 66 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kerry Bystrom In part to reflect on a “practical turn” in recent comparative literary criticism, this essay asks what role(s) writing and reading literature can play in the provision of remedy for historical injustice. Specifically, it looks at the case of South Africa's democratic transition...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 189–208.
Published: 01 June 2009
... area studies programs that focus on the U.S./Mexico border, the circum-Atlantic, the Pacific rim, the Caribbean, and/or the recently developed conceptual area of the Global South. The editors address these emerging American comparativisms—their limitations and potentials, their disciplinary commitments...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2011) 63 (1): 86–110.
Published: 01 January 2011
... English, which is tied to the notion of South Asia as a postcolonial space. I argue that postcolonialism in this case functions as a catachresis, but that the inadequacy of the category is an enabling rather than disabling feature. Both Thapa and Derrida are preoccupied with the question of whether it is...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2013) 65 (3): 285–305.
Published: 01 September 2013
... history troubles conventional scholarship on secularization, which tends to focus on the legacy of the Protestant Reformation and Northern European Enlightenment while either lamenting an apparent theological backwardness south of the Pyrenees or ignoring the peninsula altogether. It is not my goal to...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steven S. Lee In June 1932, Langston Hughes and twenty-one other African Americans traveled to Moscow to make a movie. Set in the contemporary U.S. South, Black and White was to have exposed Jim Crow to the world, but soon after Hughes and his companions arrived the project was cancelled — due...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., experiments in narrative temporality and an explicit negation of the temporality of Bildung represent the vexed relationship to futurity in those regions of the global South most disadvantaged by the long history of their entanglement with modernity. Yet, in these works, this turning away from the temporality...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 60–71.
Published: 01 March 2018
... or inexplicable fictional world. Limbotopia not only reflects the loss of temporality in postmodernism but also responds to very specific historical and political configurations. We analyze the incidence of limbotopia in works by Israeli, American, British, Russian, and South Korean writers and film...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Shaden M. Tageldin Abstract Does the Latinate vernacular capture non-Europhone relationships of speech to writing? Surveying non-equivalences between the vernacular and its East/South translations, I focus on the Arabic ʿāmmiyya . Vernacular hails from verna , the slave born on his master’s estate...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 132–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Geeta Patel Abstract Vernacularization as a concept has gained circulation in our time within the ambit of South Asia: scholars use it to name what they designate as local—whether sexuality, language, architecture, religion, capital, or aesthetic practices. When claims are made for...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 145–159.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Madhumita Lahiri Abstract Whereas most modern South Asian vernacular literatures emerged in concert with nationalism, Tagore moved Bengali literature to its contemporary colloquial form even as he became ever more critical of Indian nationalism. This essay follows Tagore’s anti-nationalist and pan...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 426–443.
Published: 01 December 2018
... different kind of figure: a gardener who “just lives.” Between the guerrilla and the gardener, Coetzee elaborates an antinomy of justice not only in apartheid South Africa but inherent to the institutionalization of modern political life. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 apartheid South Africa...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Alejandro . The Inverted Conquest: The Myth of Modernity and the Transatlantic Onset of Modernism . Nashville : Vanderbilt UP , 2010 . Print . Nuttall Sarah . “The Rise of the Surface: Theorising New Directions for Reading and Criticism in South Africa.” Print, Text and Book Cultures in...