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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., if not formal, recognition of our independence” (translated in Griggs 174). Joseph Clay of Pennsylvania acknowledged the danger of this “tacit” recogni- tion as early as 1804 when he told Congress, “We cannot trade with them with- out acknowledging their independence” (qtd. in Matthewson, “Jefferson...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by the self-interested policies of cultural imperialism. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 James Mabbe translation and trade translation and empire Anglo-Hispanic relations English Cervantism Works Cited Alemán Mateo . The rogue: or The life of Guzman de Alfarache. VVritten...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 293–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., 1970 . Budge, E.A. Wallis. The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great Being a Series of Translations of the Ethiopic Histories of Alexander by Pseudo-Callisthenes and Other Writers . London: C.J. Clay and Sons, Cambridge University Press Warehouse, 1896 . Burton, Jonathan. Traffic...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 186–201.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., to tell the story of trading expeditions in East Africa. The impulse to renarrate history in these novels can be understood as “the postcolonial desire to re-translate” the past, which means that the archival work of recuperating multilingual pasts is inseparable from the work of translation ( Niranjana...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 131–149.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of the Sea: The Discovery of the Seaside in the Western World, 1750–1840 , translated by Phelps Jocelyn . New York : Penguin , 1995 . Cowen Deborah . The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2014 . Crary...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 446–449.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and the stories of drugged assassins—the reality behind them is fascinating to read, and one of the best things in the book—to Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale and Boiardo’s “Aristocratic Response to Mercantilism,” which captures the gist of the book throughout. The intricate networks of trade, extending over vast...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 156–170.
Published: 01 June 2022
... is believed to have been a historical figure, hailing from the mainland’s Tana Delta, just opposite the Lamu archipelago, which was implicated in an old Indian Ocean trade network between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, the period when the city-state of Pate rose to power ( Vernet 167–80...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 147–155.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that constitutes a wide variety of “subjectivities” of people ( Gupta 520 ). Gurnah’s Indian Ocean world, moreover, is not only made by climate and trade cycles but also literary circularities. These circularities capture a dynamic cross-cultural traffic, exchange, and encounter across Asia, Africa, and the Middle...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 365–368.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., animated by that alterity” (18). Belcher’s larger theoretical argu- ment is propelled by the case of Johnson’s encounter with Habesha (Ethiopian) culture, beginning with his translation of Joachim Le Grand’s version of Jeronimo Lobo’s account of his voyage to Abyssinia and culminating in Rasselas...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 316–339.
Published: 01 September 2020
... not part of the “superterrane” until Gondwana later combined with “Laurussia in the Carboniferous to form [the supercontinent of] Pangea” ( 1000 ). Raging Trade digitizes the planetary temporality of Gondwana, (re-)compressing global South space by synchronizing the twenty-first century CE with the Late...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... suggested a century ago by Walter Kranz ( 96–97 ). Aelian ( Variae Historiae 4.20) compares the voyages of the heroes Odysseus and Menelaos themselves to the merchants of Phoenicia, hoarding up money like mountains, turning the guest gifts that the Phaeacians bestow on Odysseus into so many trade goods...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... names on these virtual confetti of empire. For J.-M.G. Le Clézio and Amitav Ghosh, two prolific award-winning writers translated into dozens of languages, to write about the region is to train their reader’s eye on transversal and lateral exchanges, and not merely on the dynamics...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of trade” ( Born Translated 192 ). The novel forces readers in America to listen to a foreigner’s point of view, “not to ignore American solipsism or to suggest that American solipsism can be undermined by self-estrangement but to insist that Americans need to encounter other readers rather than other...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of conquest; translated by C. L. R. James as “there is a place for all at the rendezvous of victory”). This line came to define an ethics and an aesthetics for the cultural movement that ensued in the wake of the Bandung conference, which brought together heads of state from the third world in pursuit...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., cultures, epistemes, histories, memories. Stacks and sacks of pearls, cowrie shells, cloves, cinnamon, sugar, tea, opium, rice, cloth; bulk goods and luxury objects. Circulation speaks to material stuff, the trade routes and traffics long taken as the decisive referent of the Indian Ocean world...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
...LEAH GARRETT University of Oregon 2002 Altmann, Alexander. Moses Mendelssohn: A Biographical Study . Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1973 . Bassnett, Susan. “ The Translation Turn in Cultural Studies .” Bassnett and Lefevere 123 -40. Bassnett, Susan, and Andre Lefevere...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 160–176.
Published: 01 March 2009
... . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Ananya Jahanara Kabir and Deanne Williams, eds. Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages: Translating Cultures . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005. Sharon Kinoshita. Medieval Boundaries: Rethinking Difference in Old French Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... “Paradigms of the Slave Trade in Two British Novels.” The International Fiction Review 23 . 1 ( 1996 ): 1 -6. Schmidt, James. “The Legacy of the Enlightenment.” Philosophy and Literature 26 . 2 ( 2002 ): 432 -42. Spaas, Lieve, and Brian Stimpson, eds. Robinsoe Crusoe: Myths and Metamorphoses...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (2): 237–254.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in France: Monuments, Museums, and Colonial Memories . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2005 . Aragon Louis . Paris Peasant , translated by Taylor Simon Watson . Boston, MA : Exact Change , 1994 . Asatekin Cigdem . “ The Artist’s Choice .” Degree Critical , September 11...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of human activity on the planet—the clash of its battles, the collective jingle of its trade, the quiet murmur of its literary production—without employing “Eurocentric/androcentric” frameworks (251)? There’s an almost Borgesian quality to the task Doyle’s book sets for itself—a (legitimate) frustration...