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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature . By Cheah Pheng . Durham : Duke University Press , 2016 . ix, 397 p. Copyright © 2017 University of Oregon 2017 Works Cited Allan Michael . In the Shadow of World...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 256–273.
Published: 01 June 2009
...ENRIQUE DUSSEL The present essay offers an interpretation of hispanos (Latin Americans and U.S. latinos) as historically, culturally, and geographically located “in-between” many worlds that combine to constitute an identity on the intercultural “border.” To illustrate how hispanos have navigated...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 269–293.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Satire in Colonial Spanish America: Turning the New World Upside Down : Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993 . Hall, Stuart. “Race, Articulation, and Societies Structured in Dominance.” Race Critical Theories . Ed. David Theo Goldberg and Philomena Essed. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001 . 38 -68...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 345–374.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Francesca Orsini This essay questions the geographical categories used to underpin current theoretical and methodological approaches to “world literature,” which end up making nine-tenths of the world, and of literature produced in the world, drop off the world map or appear “peripheral.” Focusing...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 31–45.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with classical tropes in its attempt to circumscribe a world of ever-increasing complexity. Only in recognizing A Small Place as a text that aspires to envision a culture in its totality—that is, as an epic—can we make sense of its pioneering strategies of representation. By showing the many hidden relations...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (3): 255–269.
Published: 01 September 2021
... literature of India and Arabia” ( Macaulay 58 ) is emblematic of ethnocentric comparison, projected on a world scale. In all of those senses, comparison springs from acute geopolitical consciousness and is seen to have direct implications for the national self-interest, however construed. Whereas...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (3): 217–228.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Arendt . Ed. Bonnie Honig. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995 . 167 -93. SECOND WORLD, SECOND SEX/217 CHARITY SCRIBNER Second World, Second Sex, and Literature...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ban Wang The Clash of Empires: The Invention of China in Modern World Making. By Lydia Liu. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. 318 p. University of Oregon 2006 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE/170 BOOK REVIEWS RYTHMES, POUVOIR...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 418–435.
Published: 01 September 2006
... historia comparada das literaturas na Península ibérica . Ed. Anxo Abuín and Anxo Tarrío. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2004 . 21 -43. Casanova, Pascale. “Literature as a World.” New Left Review 31 ( January /February 2005 ): 71 -90. ____. The World...
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Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 2. Territorial map of the world by Rafi Segal and Yonatan Cohen, 2013. As the authors explain: “This political map of the world depicts the extent of territories, both on land and at sea (submerged lands), which are under the control of all independent nations. The map incorporates More
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 450–465.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jan Lensen This essay examines contemporary rewritings of World War II memory narratives. Drawing on the examples of Flughunde (1995) by German author Marcel Beyer and Marcel (1999) by Flemish author Erwin Mortier, I analyze the ways in which both authors address the complex processes...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (3): 287–311.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , that is, as world-forming literature rather than world literature. Borrowing from Jean-Luc Nancy's philosophical discussion in The Creation of the World or Globalization , I propose a notion of world literature as a critical practice attentive to the mobilities within the texts. Theoretical considerations about...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Joshua S. Mostow The Tale of Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature . By Emmerich Michael . New York : Columbia University Press , 2013 . 494 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 BOOK REVIEWS / 101...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 370–388.
Published: 01 December 2016
...José María Pérez Fernández This essay focuses on two early English Hispanists, James Mabbe (1571/2–1642?) and Thomas Percy (1729–1811), who exemplify different stages in the pre-history of Comparative and World Literature. It explores their appropriation of La Celestina and Don Quijote as case...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ximena Briceño Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America . By Siskind Mariano . Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2014 . 357 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 354 Cosmopolitan Desires: Global...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 271–287.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Katarzyna Bartoszyńska This essay uses a comparative reading of two novels, Jan Potocki's Manuscrit Trouvé à Saragosse ( Manuscript Found in Saragossa , 1804–15) and Charles Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer (1820), to investigate the methodologies of comparative and world literature studies. Although...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Pizer Recoding World Literature: Libraries, Print Culture, and Germany’s Pact with Books . By Mani B. Venkat . Fordham University Press , 2017 . 348 p. Copyright © 2018 University of Oregon 2018 BOOK REVIEWS / 99...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (2): 119–141.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and authenticity associated with a “human” selfhood. Selfhood, like text, here becomes assemblage: an assemblage of borrowed words. Focusing on Steven Hall's The Raw Shark Texts and Graham Rawle's Woman's World , I show how writing, text, and self are inextricably intertwined, and how this reinvigorates...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mark Whalan The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution . By Lee Steven S. . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 285 p. © 2016 by University of Oregon 2016 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 456 While Holub’s book is able to give a clear voice...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ursula Tidd Crises of Memory and the Second World War. By Susan Rubin Suleiman. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2006. x, 286 p. University of Oregon 2008 BOOK REVIEWS SURPRISED IN TRANSLATION. By Mary Ann Caws...