Comparative Criticism addresses itself to the questions of literary theory and criticism, to comparative studies in terms of theme, genre movement and influence, and to interdisciplinary perspectives. Articles include: Afloat on the Sea of Stories: World tales, English Literature, and geopolitical aesthetics; Classics and the comparison of adjacent literatures: some Pakistani perspectives; Performance Literature: the traditional Japanese theatre as model; 'Am I in that name?' Women's writing as cultural translation in early modern China; stabat mater: reflections on a theme in German-Jewish and Palestinian-Arab poetry. The winning entries in the 1999 BCLA/BCLT translation competition are also published.
Part I. East and West: comparative perspectives. Afloat on the Sea of Stories: World tales, English Literature, and geopolitical aesthetics Peter Caracciolo; Classics and the comparison of adjacent literatures: some Pakistani perspectives Christopher Shackle; Performance Literature: the traditional Japanese theatre as model C. Andre Gerstle; 'Am I in that name?' Women's writing as cultural translation in early modern China Ming-Bao Yue; Hu Shih and John Dewey: 'scientific method' in the May 4th era - China 1921 Han-Liang Chang; stabat mater: reflections on a theme in German-Jewish and Palestinian-Arab poetry Stefan Sperl. Part II. Literature and translation. English Voices for Hindi Verses? Issues in translating pre-colonial poetry Rupert Snell; 'The Perplexity of Hercules Hariya'. A story translated from the Hindi by Robert A. Hueckstedt, with an introduction on modern Hindi fiction Manohar Shyam Joshi; 'Divan of Tamarit' Translated from the Spanish by Catherine Jonet, third equal prize of the BCLA/BCL translation competition Federico García Lorca; 'Of Cabbages and Queens' translated from the Gaelic by herself with an introduction by Bernard O'Donoghue, first equal prize Celia De Freíne; Diana's Tree With a Prologue by Octavio Paz, translated from the Spanish by Cecilia Rossi, first equal prize, Alejandra Pizarnik; Autumn reverie, translated by Bayliss, Edwards, Hermans, and Ronnau, special prize for Dutch Frank Martinus Arion. Part III. on Franco Moretti, An Atlas of the European Novel James Raven; On Alain Grosrichard, The Sultan's Court: European Fantasies of the East Gregory Blue; On Balachandra Rajan, Under Western Eyes: India from Milton to Macaulay Brian Young; On C. A. Bayly, Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India 1780-1850 Peter Robb; On Historiography of the British Empire, ed. Robin W. Winks Trevor O. Lloyd; Books and periodicals received James Thraves; Special bibliography: Chinese poetics and semiotics compiled by Han-lian Chang.
Series: Comparative Criticism : Book 22
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 30th November 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.64