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After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Ignacio Infante

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of ... More


Introduction Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Roots and Routes

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introductory chapter is divided into two sections: the first one, focusing on roots, is a review of Arabic-language Lebanese war literature of the 1970s and 1980s, its main authors, and trends, ... More


Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Crystal Parikh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Human rights are usually understood to be that which Americans deliver unto others elsewhere, with little direct meaning for U.S. legal discourse, domestic political struggle, or American literary ... More


Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Syrine Hout

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study examines the phenomenon of the post-civil war Anglophone Lebanese fictional narrative by exploring the permutations of ‘homeness’ – the different spaces (homeland, host country, ... More


Other Humanities: The Bandung Spirit and the Right to Self-Determination

Crystal Parikh

in Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Examining the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, Chapter One tracks how, in the final years of the Cold War, authors such as Ernest Gaines and Maxine ... More


The U.S. Good Life, the UN World, and the Human Rights Record

Crystal Parikh

in Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Introduction of Writing Human Rights provides a historical overview of the international and domestic postwar contexts in which an international human rights regime was established, as it ... More


Conclusion: Postcolonial Writing or Global Literature in English?

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion contrasts two literary institutions - the Booker Prize and the Caribbean Artists Movement - to reflect on the difference between postcolonial literature and global literature in ... More


“Come Almost Home”: The Impossible Subject of Human Rights

Crystal Parikh

in Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Two reads the novels A Gesture Life by Chang-rae Lee and Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn alongside the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in order to describe the seemingly impossible ... More


Regular Revolutions: The Feminist Travels of Human Rights

Crystal Parikh

in Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Evincing a transnational feminist account of women’s revolutionary politics in the novels of Julia Alvarez, Chapter Four recasts what it means to posit “women’s rights as human rights,” especially ... More


An Aesthetics of Kin and the Rights of the Child

Crystal Parikh

in Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780816697069
eISBN:
9781452957678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697069.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The Conclusion describes how the construction of the child as a human rights subject in the Convention on the Rights of the Child insists upon a human right to family, which in turn animates an ... More


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