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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 677–686.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2012) 32 (3): 502–510.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Xavier Garnier According to Garnier, neither the sociohistorical grounding of postcolonial studies nor the more explicitly linguistic and cultural one of francophone studies helps direct a satisfactory critical reading of literature in African languages. The ambition of this essay is to show the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
... departure from Soviet models of socialist realim—to revisit the novel’s passage to literary self-consciousness, a passage that underscores the historical contingency of sacralized languages of prestige. In addition to suggesting the historical telos of literary progress, Pramoedya’s novel exemplifies how a...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 2019
... set of literary dynamics and shifts comes into view. The prevalent image of Awadh as identified with Urdu and Lucknow is not wrong, of course, but it does obscure the other stories, trajectories, and languages. This essay considers some of them. A multilingual and prospective approach helps us...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2008) 28 (1): 93–108.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Caroline Brown “A Divine Madness: The Secret Language of Trauma in the Novels of Bessie Head and Calixthe Beyala” examines Head's A Question of Power and The Sun Hath Looked upon Me , by Beyala. In both novels, trauma serves as a metaphor for the disruption caused by gendered and/or racialized...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1987) 7 (1_and_2): 56–63.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Jnanabrata Bhattacharyya Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 References Poromesh , Acharya , 1978 . ‘Indigenous Vernacular in Pre-British Era,’ Economic and Political Weekly , Vol. XIII , No. 48 , December 2. Poromesh , Acharya . 1984 . Reforms of Language Text...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 83–86.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Ilan Stavans Duke University Press 2006 On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Language Ilan Stavans y memoir covers the span in my life from birth until I received my American pass- port.1 But in terms of time, chronological time, it covers far more perhaps, two cen...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2006) 26 (3): 434–445.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Serdar Poyraz Duke University Press 2006 Thinking about Turkish Modernization: Cemil Meriç on Turkish Language, Culture, and Intellectuals Serdar Poyraz...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2016) 36 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 December 2016
...) . Delhi : Maktaba Jamia , 1996 . ———. The Repentance of Nussooh (Taubatal-Nasûh): The Tale of a Muslim Family a Hundred Years Ago . Edited by Naim C. M. and translated by Kempson M. . Delhi : Permanent Black , 2004 . Alam Muzaffar . Languages of Political Islam, India, 1200...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1995) 15 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 August 1995
...A. R. Venkatachalapathy © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Coining Words: Language and Politics in Late Colonial Tamilnadu A. R. Venkatachalapathy Forming words with Sanskrit roots will certainly ruin under the distinguished headship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 538–544.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Yigal Bronner © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 A Road Map for Future Studies: The Language of the Gods in the World of Scholars REVIEW ESSAY Yigal Bronner...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Lawrence McCrea Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 review essay In the World of Men and beyond It Thoughts on Sheldon Pollock’s The Language of the Gods in the World of Men Lawrence McCrea t is a rarity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2014) 34 (2): 228–242.
Published: 01 August 2014
... : K. P. Bagchi , 1984 . Cohn Bernard S. “ The Command of Language and the Language of Command .” In Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India , 16 – 56 . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 1996 . ———. “ Law and the Colonial State in India .” In...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2015) 35 (2): 222–231.
Published: 01 August 2015
... The Case of the Animals versus Man from tenth-century Iraq. The same human-animal divide is shown to be maintained variously among European philosophers. McGregor argues that both modern and medieval formulations are organized around a series of assumptions about language, the self, and the religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Reem Bassiouney This essay examines the use of language in the literature that discusses the diaspora, with concentration on one novel. The essay concentrates on the diglossic situation that prevails in the Arab world, in which there are two varieties, high and a low, each with a different function...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 365–385.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Deccani Urdu was a feminine language before this reform, as argued by some literary historians of the Deccan. It then asks whether Mah Laqa Bai had a feminist agenda as a women poet of the eighteenth century, as charged by some feminist scholars of the Deccan. The essay concludes that Mah Laqa Bai's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2003) 23 (1-2): 361–362.
Published: 01 August 2003
...’ Languages are ciz[ing] the Cuban author for imitating metropolitan the proceedings of a conference on the linguistic situa- conventions and identifying with European preoccupa- tion in Algeria. The conference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2013) 33 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kunal Chattopadhyay Literature and Nationalist Ideology: Writing Histories of Modern Indian Languages Harder Hans , ed. New Delhi : Social Science Press , 2010 . xii + 387 pp. , $64.99 ( cloth ) © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 BOOK REVIEWS The Nation Writ Small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2019) 39 (1): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Francesca Orsini; Sara Marzagora; Karima Laachir Abstract Against the nationalist production of monolingual literary histories, this introduction to the special section “Multilingual Locals” urges literary and intellectual historians to “place languages back into dialogue.” Colonialism did not...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2012) 32 (1): 183–194.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Mehr Afshan Farooqi Literature has always played a synthesizing role in the history of Islam. The same can be said for the Urdu language and literature. Urdu was produced as a result of the mingling of Arabo-Persian-Turkish language with the indigenous languages and cultures primarily of north...