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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
... . ____. Hitler in Seiner Heimat . Berlin: Zeitgeschichte-Verlag, 1938 . ____. Hitler: wie ihn keiner kennt . Berlin: Zeitgeschichte-Verlag, 1935 . Huberman, Georges Didi. Images Malgré Tout . Paris: Les Éditions de minuit, 2003 . Hüppauf, Bernd. “Emptying the Gaze: Framing Violence through...
Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Katrin Pahl Ambiguous Aggression in German Realism and Beyond: Flirtation, Passive Aggression, Domestic Violence . By Barbara N. Nagel New York : Bloomsbury , 2019 . 176 pages. Copyright © 2021 by University of Oregon 2021 With the flare-up of #MeToo in 2017 (a movement...
Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 219–232.
Published: 01 June 2022
... for Comoran clandestine migrants, thousands of whom have perished on the treacherous sea crossing since 1995. In her novel Tropique de la violence (2016), Mauritian author Nathacha Appanah inscribes the Mahoran tragedy within a global imaginary of migration. This essay explores the risks and merits...
Comparative Literature (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...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Oswaldo Zavala In the last decade, violence attributed to Latin American drug cartels has become a common theme in a proliferation of fiction and non-fiction about the drug trade written both in Mexico and the U.S. This essay shows how the majority of Mexican narconarratives—in particular the works...
Comparative Literature (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...
Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mikhal Dekel This essay argues that in emotionally and politically fraught terrains tragic literature may offer an embodied, affective critique of the existing political order that is more effective than theoretical-didactic critiques. As a form that makes room for conflict, violence, and desire...
Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Leah Feldman Abstract This article traces the devolution of Soviet anti-racism and the emergence of ethnonationalist violence amid the collapse of the Soviet Union. Through an analysis of Uzbek writer Hamid Ismailov’s novel Mbobo/The Underground (2009), it explores the contradictions of Soviet anti...
Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 128–141.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Although in Sacred Hunger Unsworth seems to share much of Delblanc's pessimism about human nature, the hope that is vindicated in Friday and squelched in Speranza is allowed to flicker once more. Resistance to the violence onboard the Liverpool Merchant results in mutiny and change, in contrast...
Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 68–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the 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...
Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (2): 144–158.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... By seeming to preserve political potential, perceptions of impasse encourage people to accept political processes as the only social reality despite their violence, their limitation of reality, and their contempt for the agential resources of nonpolitical being. 5 For Rebecca Comay, “historical...
Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and communities living in the shadow of insurgencies and state violence. The Anglophone metropolitan postcolonial critic’s often-shallow knowledge about a region, its literature and deep politics, and their many rationalizations about why it is so, dovetails with the manner in which lies, exaggerated and fake...
Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 2017
... warfare and the Holocaust, Abish and Perec's novels elaborate themes of concealment, violence, and the limitations of language. I argue that, despite the common misconception that constraint-based writers are engaged in predominantly self-reflexive linguistic experimentation and lightweight textual play...
Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 160–175.
Published: 01 June 2018
... is an underappreciated affordance of the catalogue, through which it confronts actual historical violence. A comparative reading of Homer, Dickens, and Bolaño demonstrates that the catalogue, far from establishing mastery and transparency, is a literary device shot through with virtual effects, emergent echoes...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to consider when and how the valorization of nature might have differential yet tightly related geopolitical effects, under certain circumstances even serving as a screen for postcolonial violence and corporate-driven damage. The essay concludes with an analysis of Halon Habil's Oil on Water in order to argue...
Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Uno Kōji (1891–1961). Uno's case demonstrates not only the humanistic folly and attendant violence that biographical discourse can commit but also the possibility of the writing ( graphia ) of life ( bios ). If there is any conceptual transaction between these two possibilities, it is to be found...
Comparative Literature (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...
Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 116–129.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Vince Schleitwiler This essay connects recent academic debates over antiblackness and the rise of new theories and methods of comparison to the movements against police violence that are gaining visibility after the protests in Ferguson, MO, arguing that they all demonstrate the fracturing...
Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2023
... mishearings of Black voices as illegible or dissonant in order to establish a literal and conceptual proximity of voice to violence. Marechera and Sony Labou Tansi thus identify the truly grotesque brutality of colonialism, including its sounded modes of bodily regulation, racist accent policing, ableist...
Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 264–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
... equilibrium beyond the lies and vagaries of neocolonial dispossession. Works Cited Amnesty International . “ Police Violence around the World .” www.amnestyusa.org/issues/deadly-force-police-accountability-police-violence/ (accessed September 26 , 2021 ). Bashfield Samuel . “ Why...