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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 94–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Ed. Kothari Rajni . Hyderabad : Orient Longman , 1985 . 29 – 69 . Print . MANAN DESAI Caste in Black and White: Dalit Identity and the Translation of African American Literature N 1972, A GROUP OF LOWER-CASTE WRITERS, led by Raja...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Noydens publicadas en la de 1674 . Ed. Martín de Riquer. Barcelona: S.A. Horta, 1943 . Deguzmán, María. Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005 . Delgado, Richard, ed. Critical Race Theory: The Cutting...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Claire Solomon In Argentina, a multimedia boom in historical fictions about the so-called Jewish White Slave Trade of the early twentieth century in Buenos Aires has created a consensus about a particular set of events that deviates in consistent ways from the available evidence. In this essay I...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 333–353.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., 1995 . Dyer, Richard. White . New York: Routledge, 1996 . Fitzpatrick, Kellyanne. “Hardball.” CNBC . Nov. 1999 . Fletcher, Martin. “'Obscenely Corrupt' Clintons Savaged from Beyond the Grave.” The Times (London) 8 Oct. 2001. < http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,2001310020...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Claire White This article reads George Sand's Le Compagnon du Tour de France (1840) alongside Karl Marx's “Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844.” It considers how these contemporaries bring to bear on their accounts of labor, estrangement, and the structures of property an attention to the...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steven S. Lee In June 1932, Langston Hughes and twenty-one other African Americans traveled to Moscow to make a movie. Set in the contemporary U.S. South, Black and White was to have exposed Jim Crow to the world, but soon after Hughes and his companions arrived the project was cancelled — due...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 415–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Matt Sandler This article tests Americanist claims about Edgar Allan Poe's racism against Latin American, Caribbean, and contemporary African-American literature written under his influence. I start with a discussion of Toni Morrison's agenda-setting reading of Poe in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that when Langston Hughes translated Vladimir Mayakovsky's “Blek end uait” (“Black and White”) and “Sifilis” (“Syphilis”) during his Moscow residence in the winter of 1932–33, a resulting epiphany motivated Hughes to strive to reconcile his Pan-Africanist views with his newly aroused vision of class...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 130–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Therí A. Pickens This essay asks what kinds of theoretical paradigms are possible in a geographical space where the foundational racial split is along the fault lines of Blackness and whiteness. What other relationships are possible between communities of color in this geo-political, socio-cultural...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (3): 264–277.
Published: 01 September 2018
... understanding of copyright hence requires a focus on the dockside politics of customs and how notions of copyright emerged from these practices. Taking southern Africa as a case study broadly representative of white settler colonies in the British Empire, the article explores the workings of customs and its...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... absence of Palestinians from these texts and from this dystopic imagination. Despite their obvious presence in Israel’s current reality, Palestinians have no role whatsoever in these texts. We are dealing therefore with exclusively Jewish dystopias. Read against some of the dystopian white South African...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 402–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., the plantation is known by its recurrent image — the white pillars projecting power and grace and explicitly linking the plantation with classical empires, the front porch with its rocking chairs that balance or undercut, with their implicit invitation and warmth, the imposing phallic pillars. Such...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 241–256.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to the seven novels discussed in this essay: Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, Underworld by Don DeLillo, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, 2666 by Roberto Bolaño, and 2005 dopo Cristo by the Babette Factory. Although these ten...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (3): 300–315.
Published: 01 September 2012
... nationalities seek refuge, in a side-by-side nature, from the racist storm of white Christian fundamentalism, without losing their singular self-defining traits. ARTURO ARIAS EpiCentro: The Emergence of a New Central American- American Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 200–219.
Published: 01 June 2013
... photograph itself as a means of disrupting photography's contingency and introducing indeterminacy into the black/white order of Africa, as well as the racial orders of Israel and Palestine. © 2013 by University of Oregon 2013 Works Cited “Contingency.” Oxford English Dictionary . 1989 . Web...
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Comparative Literature (2020) 72 (3): 276–282.
Published: 01 September 2020
... actual historical and ongoing violence of colonialism and racism that the Indigenous Peoples’ March aimed to address.” In analysis that brings out many of the connections I have been making here, Goldstein argues that “the iconic ‘stand-off’ between Phillips and Sandmann, and the white nationalist...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 January 2011
... multicultural democracy. The term Rainbow Nation, coined by the erudite and eloquent Archbishop Desmond Tutu, is itself a metaphor, and the theory of “belongingwhat I dub Rainbow Nation Ideology —​that facilitated the transition in 1994 from white minority rule to majority rule did so by rhetori- cally...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (2): 95–111.
Published: 01 March 2003
... discrete differential units. For Lévinas repetition thus serves to imply the presence of something enigmatic, something unlocatable in the linear and continuous realm of space in which the subject’s empirical “demeure” is situated. 4. Repetition and Modification in the Conte du Graal: Red and White...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the context of post-abolition Rio de Janeiro (not to mention its appearance the year of Oscar Wilde’s trial) the novel’s depiction of an explicitly sexual relationship between a runaway slave and a white teenage boy caused a sensation.2 Indeed, some critics reacted with prudish indignation and...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Oxford University Press, 2007 . Gilman, Sander L. “Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature.” “Race,” Writing, and Difference . Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986 . 223 -61...