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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 January 2000) 52 (1): 11–52.
Published: 01 January 2000
... ): 39 -109. ____. “Vernacular Humanism in the Sixteenth Century.” The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism . Ed. Jill Kraye. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996 . 189 -202. Braden, Gordon. The Classics and English Renaissance Poetry: Three Case Studies . Yale Studies in English...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2008
... ): 259 -336. Benoît [de Sainte-Maure]. Chronique des ducs de Normandie . Ed. Carin Fahlin. Uppsala: Almqvist and Wiksells, 1951 . Brownlee, Kevin. “Christine de Pizan: Gender and the New Vernacular Canon.” Strong Voices, Weak History: Early Women Writers and Canons in England, France, and Italy...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2008) 60 (2): 164–185.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Practice.” Postcolonial Text [online] 3.2 (2007). http://journals.sfu.ca/ ____. Vernacular Palaver: Imaginations of the Local and Non-Native Languages in West Africa . Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2004 . Ahmad, Sa'idu Babura. “From Orality to Mass Media: Hausa Literature in Northern...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Annette Damayanti Lienau Abstract This essay introduces the American Comparative Literature Association Forum “Vernacular Comparisons beyond the Europhone.” Characterizing the Europhone “vernacular” as a protean term of diverse application, the essay highlights the paradoxes associated with its use...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2012) 64 (1): 33–48.
Published: 01 March 2012
... nation and of the English vernacular that it may have obscured the ongoing pouvoir/savoir of French. The cultural competition between England and France in the seventeenth century is too often read backwards, in the hindsight provided by the later imperial successes of Britain, or through the culturally...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2017) 69 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2017
... assess the current field of Oceanic Studies. “Routes” points to work on the chronotope of the ship; vernacular and subaltern cosmopolitanisms at sea; inter-imperial assemblages; new metageographies; and the resource exploitation, militarization, and securitization of the ocean. “Oceanic” points to recent...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Katherine Hallemeier Abstract This article argues that reading for the vernacular of Standard American English in Nigerian Anglophone literature creates the opportunity to think about how the Englishes of British and American empire have not always been negotiated as singular or sequential, either...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2019) 71 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 June 2019
... languages by Raimbaut de Vaqueiras, and “Lo ferm voler,” a sestina by Arnaut Daniel, are read as experimental compositions that promote the function of lyric forms to provide stability to the vernacular in a fluid oral context by communicating meaning in nondiscursive ways. The influence of these works—and...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2011) 63 (3): 235–252.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of “passion,” a term that in its various Greek, Latin, and vernacular forms signifies not only a psychological affect but also a state of being-acted-upon more generally. The Rime 's participation in this discourse is signaled by certain features of its vocabulary, its adoption of ancient poetic...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Kolff Dirk H.A. Naukar, Rajput, and Sepoy: The Ethnohistory of the Military Labour Market in Hindustan, 1450–1850 . London : Cambridge UP , 1990 . Print . Kornicki Peter F. Having Difficulty with Chinese? The Rise of the Vernacular Book in Japan, Korea and Vietnam . Annotated text...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of Nothing but Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2010 . Print . Lukács Georg . “Tagore's Gandhi Novel: Review of Rabindranath Tagore— The Home and the World.” Reviews and Articles . Trans. Palmer Peter . London...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
... clergy to the court, and thereby from Latin to the vernacular as a favored vehicle for imaginative literature. She considers Wace’s Brut as a pivotal text: translated from Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae and presented to Eleanor of Aquitaine, it exemplifies both a new taste for...
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Comparative Literature (1 December 2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “inauthentic” with “vernacular/ bhasha ” and “Anglophone.” 9 This is a distinction that parallels concerns about literary publics in postcolonial African societies, but is quite at odds with the linguistic realities of Latin America. However, rather than discounting Latin America as a point of comparison...
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Comparative Literature (1 June 2003) 55 (3): 191–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Jerome, and Bonnie Wheeler, eds. Becoming Male in the Middle Ages . London: Garland Publishing, 1997 . Copeland, Rita. Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and Translation in the Middle Ages: Academic Traditions and Vernacular Texts . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991 . Delany, Sheila. Impolitic...
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Comparative Literature (1 January 2008) 60 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 January 2008
... York: Columbia University Press, 1998 . Spayde, Jon. “Dutch Studies.” All-Japan . Intro. Oliver Statler. New York: Quill, 1984 . 66 -67. Sturrock, John. “The Everyday Life of the Alphabet.” TLS ( 9 March 2001 ): 17 -18. Taylor, Barry, and Alejandro Coroleu. Latin and Vernacular in...
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Comparative Literature (1 March 2019) 71 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the novelist is “superior to the saint, the scientist, the philosopher, and the poet, who are all great masters of different bits of man alive, but never get the whole hog.” Lawrence’s impertinent descent into the vernacular is one sign of the novelist’s superiority to the saint, scientist, or poet...
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Comparative Literature (1 September 2006) 58 (4): 313–338.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Fable and the Rise of the Vernacular in Early France and England . Ed. Jane Chance. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1990 . 83 -99. Ribémont, Bernard. Littérature et encyclopédies du Moyen Age . Medievalia 42. Orléans: Paradigme, 2002 . Robert of Gloucester. The Metrical...