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A companion to comparative literature / edited by Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas.

Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 527 p. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 76.
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 76
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Subjects:
Comparative literature.
Summary:
"A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status of literary and cross-cultural inquiry Addresses the history, current state, and future of comparative literature Chapters address such topics as the relationship between translation and transnationalism, literary theory and emerging media, the future of national literatures in an era of globalization, gender and cultural formation across time, East-West cultural encounters, postcolonial and diaspora studies, and other experimental approaches to literature and culture"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Method.23. Deborah Jenson.Kidnapped Narratives: Mobility without Autonomy and the Nation/Novel Analogy.24. Franc╠žoise Lionnet.Counterpoint and Double Critique in Edward Said and Abdelkebir Khatibi:A Transcolonial Comparison.25. David Murphy.How French Studies became Transnational; Or postcolonialism as comparatism.26. Sangeeta Ray.Towards a Planetary Reading of Postcolonial and American Imaginative Eco-Graphies.PART VI: GLOBAL CONNECTIONS:27. Emily Apter.Terrestrial Humanism: Edward W. Said and the Politics of World Literature.28. Brian T. Edwards.Logics and Contexts of Circulation.29. Charles Forsdick."Worlds in Collision:" The Languages and Locations of World Literature.30. Graham Huggan.The Trouble with World Literature.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Behdad, Ali, 1961-
Thomas, Dominic Richard David.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
ISBN:
1405198796
9781405198790 (hardback)
OCLC:
726822904
Publisher Number:
99946079343