The Routledge Companion to World Literature

The Routledge Companion to World Literature

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In the age of globalization, the category of qWorld Literatureq is increasingly important to academic teaching and research. The Routledge Companion to World Literature offers a comprehensive pathway into this burgeoning and popular field. Separated into four key sections, the volume covers: the history of World Literature through significant writers and theorists from Goethe to Said, Casanova and Moretti the disciplinary relationship of World Literature to areas such as philology, translation, globalization and diaspora studies theoretical issues in World Literature including gender, politics and ethics a global perspective on the politics of World Literature. The forty-eight outstanding contributors to this companion offer an ideal introduction to those approaching the field for the first time, or looking to further their knowledge of this extensive field.Hilla#39;s article can easily be read as a classic tale of the triumph of literature/art over commerce. ... of access to world literature and the medium of dissemination of a work of literature was at the center of my opening discussion of Susan Sontag. ... In an essay entitled a€œEk Dusri Zindagia€ (a€œA Second Life, a€ 2006), the celebrated Hindi novelist Nirmal Verma reflects on his ... Very quickly, however, as he moves to a discussion of certain books as his a€œbest friends, a€ first meetings become distinct.

Title:The Routledge Companion to World Literature
Author:Theo D'haen, David Damrosch, Djelal Kadir
Publisher:Routledge - 2011-09-14


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