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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 321–335.
Published: 01 August 2017
... into the precolonial Swahili poetic genre of the utendi . In contrast to previous analyses that have highlighted the appropriation of text to fit local discourses of identity, Vierke argues that the relationship between the Swahili translation and the previous Arabic text is basically aesthetic. Drawing on the concept...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., the Sangitadarpana (“Mirror of Music”) of Harivallabha (ca. 1653). Harivallabha was translating a recent Sanskrit work of the same name: an old-fashioned treatise that nonetheless proved extremely influential in Persian and other Sanskrit works, as well as in miniature painting. This article examines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Razak Khan Abstract This article examines literary and cultural translations in the domain of thoughts on education by following the trajectories of intellectual networks among South Asian and German scholars. The main protagonists of this entangled intellectual history are Syed Abid Husain (1896...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kyle T. Evered Architecture in Translation: Germany, Turkey, and the Modern House Akcan Esra Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 xiv + 392 pp. , $89.95 ( cloth ), $24.95 ( paper ) © 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 (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Audrey Truschke This article presents the first in-depth textual analysis of the Razmnamah ( Book of War ), the Persian translation of the Mahabharata sponsored by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late sixteenth century. I argue that the Razmnamah was a central literary work in the Mughal court...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 33–37.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Sucheta Mazumdar Copyright 1984: Regents of University of California 1984 SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN, Vol. IV No.2, Fall 1984. LIFE OF STRUGGLE: An Autobiography by Moni Sinha Excerpts and Translation of Sections...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 106–127.
Published: 01 August 2003
...LITAL LEVY Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Exchanging Words: Thematizations of Translation in Arabic Writing from Israel1 LITAL LEVY When two languages meet, one of them is necessarily linked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 August 2021
... explores the place of misunderstanding and translation in encounters between evangelists and Buddhist audiences. For evangelists, to go public was to open oneself to the possibility, even the likelihood, of being misunderstood. Such misunderstandings emerged in part from the negotiation of similarity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 355–371.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Michael Gilsenan This article argues for the importance of concepts of translation, conversion, and articulation in the study of inheritance and the transmission of goods among diasporic populations. It focuses on the Hadhrami migrations to Southeast Asia in the nineteenth century, migrations...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 147–150.
Published: 01 August 1991
... Copyright 1992: South Asia Bulletin 1991 South Asia Bulletin, Vol. XI, Nos. 1 & 2 (1991). Two poems of Sivaramani - Translated from Tamil With an introduction by Sitralega Maunaguru The two poems published below were written by Sivaramani, who killed herself on May 19...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Eleanor Zelliot Copyright 1987: South Asia Bulletin 1987 SOUTH ASIA BULLETIN Vol. 7 (1987). THE VARlED VOICES OF DALIT POETS FROM MAHARASHTRA: A COLLECTION OF TRANSLATIONS Eleanor Zelliot REVOLUTION...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Sumit Guha Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Transitions and Translations: Regional Power and Vernacular Identity in the Dakhan, 1500–1800 SUMIT GUHA The theoretical underpinnings of reductionist under- paradoxical fate of this effort through...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 57–72.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Kutluğhan Soyubol Considering translation as a convoluted process of transformation between different cultures, this article scrutinizes the work of İzzettin Şadan, the initiator of psychoanalysis in Turkey. Through translations of the works of Western psychoanalysts such as Sigmund Freud, Ernest...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Islamic activists perceive as the destructive effects of Western culture and to align the production of knowledge with the teachings of Shi'i Islam. The effort to produce modern Islamic knowledge, however, has paradoxically intensified the translation of European thought and invested it with the ethos...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 484–491.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of comparative literature in Iran in the light of younger scholars’ and graduate students’ interest in interdisciplinary studies, translation, and world literature. This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, “Creoles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: the journal Middle Eastern Literatures and the series “Middle Eastern Literatures in Translation.” In both cases the primary value is generating dialogue between specialists from different backgrounds. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Michael Beard here...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Annette Damayanti Lienau This article centers on a novelistic adaptation of the Indic Javanese epic Arok Dedes written by one of Indonesia’s most prominent novelists, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, a proponent of socialist realism in Indonesia and a translator of Maxim Gorky into Indonesian. Drawing from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2020
... colonial occupation and dispossession are translated into gendered expectations of loyalty, accusations of betrayal, and practices of critique. Investigating how Kurdish, Sahrawi, and Kashmiri militants, activists, and followers of resistance movements navigate the binary logics of loyalty and critique...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and deploys the colonial context as an analytical lever to pose broader questions concerning the legibility and translation of speculation as both an illicit outside and a complicit inside of the market. Charting key shifts in the two decades before 1947, it maps the governmentalization of speculation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 574–581.
Published: 01 December 2014
...John M. Willis In recent years, historians and postcolonial critics have illuminated several trends of universalist thought among a group of Indian intellectuals and activists who articulated forms of humanist anti-imperialism within the circuits of publication and translation in the transregional...