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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 (2010) 62 (4): 315–335.
Published: 01 September 2010
... pass academic judgment on texts from literatures they are not sufficiently equipped to handle linguistically, culturally, and historically. Against the backdrop of the recent spate of publications on world literature, especially the monographs by David Damrosch and the various multi-volume anthologies...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (3): 209–219.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the Fourth World: Reading the Native Americas through Their Literatures . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1992 . Calvino, Italo. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler . Trans. William Weaver. Orlando: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981 . ____. Se una notte d'inverno un viagiattore . Milano: Einaudi, 1979...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 336–360.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the concept of world literature. Recently re-introduced to academic debate by Franco Moretti, Pascale Casanova, and David Damrosch, among others, this restored notion of world literature can be understood as an attempt to conceptualize the global ubiquity of the novel since the mid-twentieth century...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 361–375.
Published: 01 September 2010
... language that is its ostensible ground, while at the same time arguing, through a specific theory of the art object, against the stability of the perceiving subject. The poem thus critiques the concentric circles of identity, nation, and culture by positing a transnational world literature built upon the...
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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 (2000) 52 (3): 213–227.
Published: 01 June 2000
...) Greene, Thomas, et al. “The Greene Report, 1975.” Bernheimer 28 -38. Guérard, Albert. Preface to World Literature . New York: Henry Holt, 1940 . Guillén, Claudio. The Challenge of Comparative Literature . Trans. Cola Franzen. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993 . Hohlfeld, A.R...
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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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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...
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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): 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 (2013) 65 (1): 15–25.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aarthi Vadde This article contributes to the forum on original languages by examining debates about reading in translation in comparative literature studies. Traditionally comparative literature has eschewed the study of works in translation, but new interventions in world literature challenge this...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (4): 333–356.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of disavowal toward the literary object and received categories like the global anglophone, postcolonial literature, and world literature. The author argues that this is not postcolonial resistance; rather, it is a trepidation to arrive at a conclusion, because to conclude is also to value, evaluate...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2013
... comparative in nature, have been made since the early 1990s to reconfigure American studies beyond its established national-linguistic boundaries, either in relation to the American hemisphere or to various constructs of world literature. This essay reflects on those two mutually reinforcing processes by way...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 466–486.
Published: 01 December 2018
... offers a corrective with insights for both the future of South Asian Anglophone literature and the field of World Literature. Copyright © 2018 by University of Oregon 2018 literary trends world literature Global Anglophone Latin America South Asia A FEW PAGES FROM THE END of Mohammad...
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Comparative Literature (2019) 71 (2): 123–138.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in postcolonial or global Anglophone world literature. Writing by Buchi Emecheta, Chinua Achebe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie suggests how the appropriation of the language of British colonization has been undercut and abetted by the Anglophone cultural and educational institutions of US empire...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 129–141.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Samuel Steinberg This essay reads the works of the late Roberto Bolaño, arguably the most widely read and significant Latin American novelist since Gabriel García Márquez, according to their relation to world literature, or what has come to be understood as the “Latin American global novel.” I...