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Comparative Literature (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 466–468.
Published: 01 December 2012
...James Dawes Theoretical Perspectives on Human Rights and Literature . By Goldberg Elizabeth and Moore Alexandra Schultheis . New York : Routledge , 2012 . 302 p. Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins . By Fradinger Moira . Stanford : Stanford University Press...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: Framing Violence through the Viewfinder.” New German Critique 72 ( 1997 ): 3 -44. Huyssen, Andreas. Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003 . James, Edwin. “Another Stuermer is Seized in Germany.” New York Times 22 Jan...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-state of its own, the Kingdom’s sole reason to exist seems to be the exercise of violence as the ultimate mechanism of power. The characters’ recurrent violence operates much like wrestling does in Barthes’ Mythologies: a spectacle of iconography representing unmediated, exces- sive human...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 25–45.
Published: 01 March 2018
... realist text turns out to be oriented not to the problematics of civil society (contractarian) aggregation but rather, like tragic drama, to the coercive logics of the state? Put another way, what happens when a realist narrative, with all of its inherited civil-society paraphernalia (as an ostensible...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2000) 52 (3): 228–245.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Years of Solitude . Trans. Gregory Rabassa. New York: Harper, 1991 . Giddens, Anthony. The Nation-State and Violence. Vol. 2 of A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism . 2 vols. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985 . Gikandi, Simon. “Ngugi's Conversion: Writing and the...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 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 (1 December 2012) 64 (4): 382–406.
Published: 01 December 2012
... . Print . ———. Infancy and History: Essays on the Destruction of Experience . Trans. Heron Liz . London : Verso , 1993 . Print . ———. State of Exception . Trans. Attell Kevin . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2005 . Print . ———. The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2016) 68 (2): 107–115.
Published: 01 June 2016
... institutional locations, historical developments, and epistemic investments. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 Black Studies racial relationality incommensurability state violence coloniality Works Cited Ahmed Sara . On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life . Durham : Duke...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of America as a land that has historically welcomed immigrants — or what he calls “the liberal myth of immigrant America”—has entailed an amnesia about “the actual history of immigration in the United States” as well as about the violence against Native Americans, African Americans, and...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2010) 62 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Timothy J. Van Compernolle The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki Between Japan and the United States. By Rebecca Suter. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2008. x, 236 p. University of Oregon 2010 BOOK REVIEWS CAN THESE BONES LIVE? TRANSLATION, SURVIVAL, AND CULTURAL MEMORY...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2009) 61 (3): 346–365.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., Ángel. “El boom en perspectiva.” La novela latinoamericana 1920-1980 . Bogotá: Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, 1982 . 235 -93. Rostagno, Irene. Searching for Recognition: the Promotion of Latin American Literature in the United States . Westport: Greenwood P, 1997 . ____. “Waldo Frank's...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., extractive, and racialized economic system. As Robin Goodman argues, the emergent Nigerian state, in Emecheta’s rendering, promises to repeat “the colonialist practice of exploitation, violence, and forced conscription for foreign interests” ( 400 ). Certainly, the novel stands as an exemplar of the African...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Friday, Crusoe rejects the values of “civilization” and elects to remain on his island in a state of nature. In Speranza , on the other hand, Delblanc seems to reject Tournier's somewhat romantic ending and allows his literary imagination to follow Friday back into the world of slave ships and avarice...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... experience of the Israeli Palestinian as a site of productive ironic performativity, Kashua's texts, I conclude, break open the monolithic image of the nation, exposing the inherent violence and contradictions involved in positioning Israel as a “Jewish State” and in situating Israeli Palestinians as...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... from the long arm of the state, these films leave no room for imagining a political intervention that does not collude with the state. In his introduction to Sweet Violence, Terry Eagleton rightly notes that we take the “reactionary” nature of tragedy almost for granted (ix). His own book, like...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 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 (1 March 2018) 70 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in its contemporary transnational phase is closely linked to the unification of one nation, Germany, for it was in the cultural state (Kulturstaat) of Germany, when it was an amalgam of loosely confederated states, that Goethe launched the world literature paradigm in 1827. While there are many...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
... globally is historically com- plicit with the epistemic violence of imperialism” (18), literatures from postcolonial periph- eries produce alternative cartographies and enact alternative temporalities and local teleol- ogies that counter the inequalities of capitalist globalization and enable subaltern...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... subjectivity and the ongoing injustices of caste prejudice and violence. © 2015 by University of Oregon 2015 Dalit Marathi Manohar Namdeo Wankhade Walt Whitman Black Arts Movement Works Cited Adarkar Neera Menon Meena . One Hundred Years, One Hundred Voices: The Millworkers of Girangaon: An...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Marlene L. Daut Given the increasingly fractured interactions between Haiti and the United States in the twentieth century that recently culminated in what one critic has called the “alleged kidnapping of Aristide,” it would be more than tempting to conclude that Haitians have always been the...