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How to Read World Literature

Wiley, J,
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How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challengesfaced by a reader confronting foreign literature. Accessible andenlightening, Damrosch offers readers the tools to navigate worksas varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu, Dante, Murasaki,Moliere, Kafka, Soyinka, and Walcott.
* Offers a unique set of "modes of entry" for readersencountering foreign literature
* Provides readers with the tools to think creatively andsystematically about key issues such as reading across time andcultures, reading translated works, and emerging globalperspectives
* Covers a wide variety of genres, from lyric and epic poetry todrama and prose fiction and discusses how these forms have beenused in different eras and cultures

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Titel: How to Read World Literature
Autoren/Herausgeber: David Damrosch
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444304602

Seitenzahl: 152
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

David Damrosch is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Professor Damrosch's most recent publication is What Is World Literature? (2003), but he is perhaps best known as the general editor of The Longman Anthology of British Literature and of The Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004). From 2001 to 2003 he was President of the American Comparative Literature Association.

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