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The Routledge Companion to World Literature free pdf In the age of globalization, the category of "World Literature" 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.

About Theo D'Haen

Theo D'haen is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at K.U. Leuven University, Belgium and has also worked in Holland, France and America. He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Review, and President of FILLM (Federation Internationale des Langues et Litteratures Modernes) 2008- 2012. David Damrosch is Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. A past president of the American Comparative Literature Association, he is the founding general editor of the six-volume Longman Anthology of World Literature (2004). Djelal Kadir is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the Founding President of the International American Studies Association and former Editor of the international quarterly World Literature Today.

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Author : Theo D'Haen
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 15 November 2013
ISBN : 0415827957
EAN : 9780415827959
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 544 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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