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Vernacular Comparisons beyond the Europhone


In June 2018, Comparative Literature (70:2) published an ACLA Forum,  “Vernacular Comparisons beyond the Europhone,” edited by Annette Damayanti Lienau.

The Table of Contents is as follows:

Damayanti Lienau “Introduction” 105

Shaden M. Tageldin “Beyond Latinity, Can the Vernacular Speak?” 114

Geeta Patel “Vernacular Missing: Miraji on Sappho, Gender, and Governance” 132

Madhumita Lahiri “Print for the People: Tagore, China, and the Begali Vernacular” 145

Stefanos Geroulanos (Review Essay) “Rhythm is a Dancer: Haun Saussy's Epistemological History of Oral Tradition” 235