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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Lusia Zaitseva Abstract This article expands our understanding of cultural exchange between the Soviet Union and writers from the third world during the eras of Thaw and Stagnation. It examines Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s little-known Urdu-language travelogue about his time in the USSR, Mah o...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 408–428.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., I show how Upward's work was centrally shaped by Soviet aesthetics, a reception which led him to an innovative conception of literary commitment, surprisingly resistant to the powerful critiques later offered by Theodor Adorno and Raymond Williams. This conception of commitment emerges through a...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Boris Wolfson The Making of the State Writer: Social and Aesthetic Origins of Soviet Literary Culture. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. University of Oregon 2003 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/78...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (3): 243–261.
Published: 01 June 2004
...CRISTINA VATULESCU University of Oregon 2004 Andreevich, E.A. “Structure and Functions of the Soviet Secret Police.” The Soviet Secret Police . Ed. Simon Wolin and Robert M. Slusser. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1957 . 96 -152. Arendt, Hannah. The Origins of Totalitarianism...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (1): 63–89.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Affirmative Action Empire. Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939 . Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2001 . Mirskii, Dmitrii. “Poèziia Gruzii.” Literaturnaia Gazeta 576 ( 29 February 1936 ). Mits'ishvili, Nik'olo, ed. Poèty Gruzii v perevodakh B.L. Pasternaka i...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 394–412.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Applying Svetlana Boym’s concept of “diasporic intimacy,” the article charts a Russian-Jewish emigrant poetics of home and exile, linking contemporary representations with Soviet-era meditations on Jewish emplacement. At the same time, the fiction is placed in a global context, suggesting that Russian...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-Muslim identitarianism, which he reveals to be ideologies mired in imperial projects. In anecdotes that gleefully lampoon socialist ideology, Rashed's poem represents Soviet internationalism as Russo-centric imperialism. In equally scathing satires of Indo-Persian tradition, the poem exposes the...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...-Africanist and Soviet internationalist collectivities while simultaneously staging two poetic coups that play with and against avant-garde and agitprop poetic conventions to draw into focus the uneasy relationship between empire, aesthetics, and racial politics. The literary mastery manifest in this endeavor...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
... White would have been a fascinating film, advancing a cross-racial International committed both to left revolutionary politics and modernist experimentation. I then explain Hughes's dubious account by arguing that it enabled him to distance himself from the Soviet-oriented left on his own terms...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Paul Robeson’s 1949 visit to the Soviet Union, during which he saw his old friend Itzik Feffer, a Soviet Jewish writer caught up in Stalin’s postwar anti-Semitic purges. Seeking to persuade Robeson that Feffer was safe, Soviet officials sent him to Robeson’s bugged hotel room, but using...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... attention to the practical and symbolic roles that socialist states, especially the Soviet Union, played in the ideological development of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-3698517 The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution. By Steven S. Lee. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 285 p. Midway through The Ethnic Avant-Garde, Steven Lee tells the story of Paul Robeson’s 1949 visit to the Soviet Union, during which he saw his old friend...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Soviet editors. 4 The translator of Aesopian texts faces added interpretive complexity, or hurdles, presented by Aesopian language. Such texts raise critical questions for their translator, such as, Does a given translation of an Aesopian text reflect both text and subtext, hurdle audience and...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... —and the Mexican novel Pedro Páramo , by Juan Rulfo—a story that the author himself said was “carried in his mind since 1939” ( Benitez , par. 7) but published in 1955. 2 It is first important to acknowledge that there are glaring ideological differences between Soviet communism and industrial...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 78–81.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... WARREN GINSBERG University of Oregon THE MAKING OF THE STATE WRITER: SOCIAL AND AESTHETIC ORIGINS OF SOVIET LITERARY CULTURE. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. The success of Evgeny Dobrenko’s fascinating study is...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... WARREN GINSBERG University of Oregon THE MAKING OF THE STATE WRITER: SOCIAL AND AESTHETIC ORIGINS OF SOVIET LITERARY CULTURE. By Evgeny Dobrenko. Translated by Jesse M. Savage. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xxi, 484 p. The success of Evgeny Dobrenko’s fascinating study is...