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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 389–407.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ideologies in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 African concept of time Chimurenga Ujamaa war novel Zimbabwean literature Works Cited Adejunmobi Moradewun . “Routes: Language and the Identity of African Literature.” Journal of Modern African Studies 37...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 2019
... how Suite française engages creatively with War and Peace and its reception. Building on archival material and close textual analysis, the article unravels the complex relation between the two novels by exploring questions of structure, the connections between history and fiction, and the use of music...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (3): 252–271.
Published: 01 September 2019
...L. Maria Bo Abstract This article examines Eileen Chang’s 1953 translation of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea into Chinese as Cold War propaganda for the United States Information Service (USIS). It argues that this translation, meant to show the truth of democracy through its high...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (2): 247–263.
Published: 01 June 2022
... and exchange. Through world-historical events activated in these novels such as World War II and the first Anglo-Opium War, the essay’s argument follows nineteenth- and twentieth-century transits between the South Asian subcontinent, the Malay Archipelago, and China. Taking circularity as a central analytic...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of modernity that had previously assured the place of the literary institution. © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 Roberto Bolaño infrapolitics global war global novel 1968 Works Cited Avelar Idelber . The Untimely Present: Postdictatorial Latin American Fiction and the Task...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (2): 97–127.
Published: 01 March 2009
... had to find a new voice and a more mature literary persona. However, “maturity,” which for the ancients was synonymous with political freedom, presented a considerable problem for the generation whose early youth coincided with the Napoleonic wars and the romantic revolution in poetry, but whose...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 188–206.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Sherryl Vint Abstract Using a reading of Hari Kunzru’s novel Red Pill to frame our contemporary political moment, this article asks what techniques of cultural critique are available to the Left today when the strategies of imaginary worldbuilding have become so central to the ethnonationalist...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 320–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... diss., University of Chicago , 1989 . Dubrow Jennifer . Cosmopolitan Dreams: The Making of Modern Urdu Literary Culture in Colonial South Asia . Honolulu : University of Hawai’i Press , 2018 . Esty Jed . “ Realism Wars .” Novel 49 , no. 2 ( 2016 ): 316 – 42 . Esty...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . ———. The People's Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony . New York : Fordham , 2014 . Print . Djian Jean-Michel . Ahmadou Kourouma . Paris : Seuil , 2010 . Print . Dongala Emmanuel . Johnny Mad Dog . Trans. Ascher Marie Louise . New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... The war novel had been pioneered by George Chesney’s “Battle of Dorking” in 1871, which had no fewer than 21 imitations in the same year. Chesney’s response to the emergence of Germany as a potential enemy that might threaten the existing balance of power gave his readers a first taste of what...
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Comparative Literature (2000) 52 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and subject position that has not been recognized in studies of Umezaki’s works to date. This understanding leads, in turn, to a greater appreciation of the broad implications of the “anti-war novel” and the unusual terrain within which such a protest might take place. Umezaki Haruo is representative...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2018
...- sians, in chapter 3 Kuzmic draws heavily on the ending of the novel and the role of the Serbian war. Her goal is “to show how, through the framework of gendered nations, Anna’s dismembered body becomes symbolic of Tolstoy’s indictment of the war that occupies the end of the novel. Engaging his...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of a government war against a guer- rilla organization called the IL (Illegitimate Legion). The novel coalesces multiple valences of the term remediation. First, it performs a literary remediation in the tra- ditional sense described by Remak, incorporating non-literary media (radio news reports, academic...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 340–360.
Published: 01 September 2014
... interven- 11 I am referring in particular to Carlos Montemayor (1947–2010), who was awarded the Colima Prize for his novel Guerra en el paraíso (War in Paradise), a historical account of a rural uprising in the state of Guerrero during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Also in 1991, Héctor Aguilar...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of the novel’s “fictional time” is manifestly affected by John F. Kennedy’s administration, while the book’s earliest readership would have been concerned with Ronald Reagan’s international policies. Thus, while Francie’s Ireland is partly shaped by Cold War politics, particularly the Cuban Mis- sile...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 January 2011
... explores this contradiction by com- paring the representations of, and attitudes towards, consciousness in Anna Kar- enina  and Women in Love, with occasional reference to War and Peace  and The Rain- bow. It does not attempt to compare the novels in the light of contemporary or subsequent...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (2): 158–176.
Published: 01 March 2007
... their actual role in terms of the novel is more collaborative, like that of the Army of (South) Vietnam (ARVN) during the war. The real enemies, we finally learn, are the new arrivals, the Richards of the future who want a piece of paradise. The drug lords are the ones who actually help maintain the status...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (3): 241–268.
Published: 01 June 2007
... then analyze souvenir photograph albums of the Obersalzberg that were most likely purchased by G.I.s at the end of the war and brought back to America to linger in musty closets until being donated to libraries —albums whose photographs could have been used as illustrations for Knauss’s novel. By way...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 June 2023
... and Soviet pasts haunting the war now unfolding across Ukraine. To turn to the specifics, the five articles in this cluster consider a set of Lenin’s essays, an array of novels in languages including English, Arabic, Turkish, and Russian, and poems in Ukrainian. The contributors use these materials...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 299–319.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... On misogynistic sexualized representations of the Bolshevik revolution in Russian literature of War Communism and the New Economic Period years, see Naiman . 41 On Vâlâ’s columns on morality during this period, see Vâ-nû, “Venüs’e Don Giydirilir mi?,” dEfending the social value of his novels including...