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World Literature in Theory

Wiley, J,
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World Literature in Theory provides a definitive exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today.
* Coverage is split into four parts which examine the origins and seminal formulations of world literature, world literature in the age of globalization, contemporary debates on world literature, and localized versions of world literature
* Contains more than 30 important theoretical essays by the most influential scholars, including Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Hugo Meltzl, Edward Said, Franco Moretti, Jorge Luis Borges, and Gayatri Spivak
* Includes substantive introductions to each essay, as well as an annotated bibliography for further reading
* Allows students to understand, articulate, and debate the most important issues in this rapidly changing field of study


Titel: World Literature in Theory
Autoren/Herausgeber: David Damrosch (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118597279

Seitenzahl: 544
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

David Damrosch is Professor and Department Chair ofComparative Literature at Harvard University. He is the foundinggeneral editor of the six-volume Longman Anthology of WorldLiterature (2004), the editor of Teaching WorldLiterature (2009), and co-editor of the Princeton Sourcebookin Comparative Literature (2009). He is also the author ofHow to Read World Literature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) andThe Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic ofGilgamesh (2007). His current research projects include a bookon the discipline of comparative literature and a book on the roleof global scripts in the formation of national literatures. He is the founding director of the Institute for World Literatureat Harvard University. - Newsletter
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