Routledge Literature Companions: The Routledge Companion to World Literature

Editors: D'haen, Theo, Damrosch, David and Kadir, Djelal
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-415-82795-9
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on contributors
  • Preface: Weltliteratur, littérature universelle, vishwa sahitya ... - THEO D'HAEN, DAVID DAMROSCH AND DJELAL KADIR
  • PART I The historical dimension
  • 1 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: origins and relevance of Weltliteratur - JOHN PIZER
  • 2 Hugo Meltzl and “the principle of polyglottism” - DAVID DAMROSCH
  • 3 Georg Brandes: the telescope of comparative literature - SVEND ERIK LARSEN
  • 4 Richard Moulton and the “perspective attitude” in world literature - SARAH LAWALL
  • 5 Rabindranath Tagore’s comparative world literature - BHAVYA TIWARI
  • 6 Richard Meyer’s concept of world literature - MONIKA SCHMITZ-EMANS
  • 7 Albert Guérard: reworking humanism for a troubled century - DOMINIQUE VAUGEOIS
  • 8 Erich Auerbach and the death and life of world literature - AAMIR R. MUFTI
  • 9 Qian Zhongshu as comparatist - ZHANG LONGXI
  • 10 René Etiemble: defense and illustration of a “true literary comparatism” - SAMIRA SAYEH
  • 11 Dionýz Ďurišin and a systemic theory of world literature - CÉSAR DOMÍNGUEZ
  • 12 Claudio Guillén: (world) literature as system - DARÍO VILLANUEVA
  • 13 Edward W. Said: the worldliness of world literature - JONATHAN ARAC
  • 14 Pascale Casanova and the Republic of Letters - HELENA CARVALHÃO BUESCU
  • 15 Franco Moretti and the global wave of the novel - MADS ROSENDAHL THOMSEN
  • PART II The disciplinary dimension
  • 16 World literature and philology - MICHAEL HOLQUIST
  • 17 World literature and national literature(s) - JING TSU
  • 18 World literature and comparative literature - SANDRA BERMANN
  • 19 World literature and translation studies - LAWRENCE VENUTI
  • 20 World literature between history and theory - VILASHINI COOPPAN
  • 21 World literature and postmodernism - HANS BERTENS
  • 22 World literature and postcolonialism - ROBERT J.C. YOUNG
  • 23 World literature and globalization - ERIC HAYOT
  • 24 World literature and diaspora studies - JASON FRYDMAN
  • 25 World literature and cosmopolitanism - CÉSAR DOMÍNGUEZ
  • PART III The theoretical dimension
  • 26 Teaching worldly literature - MARTIN PUCHNER
  • 27 The canon(s)of world literature - PETER CARRAVETTA
  • 28 The great books - JOHN T. KIRBY
  • 29 Bibliomigrancy: book series and the making of world literature - B. VENKAT MANI
  • 30 World literature and the internet - THOMAS O. BEEBEE
  • 31 World literature and the library - REINGARD NETHERSOLE
  • 32 World literature and the book market - ANN STEINER
  • 33 World literature, francophonie, and Creole cosmopolitics - FRANÇOISE LIONNET
  • 34 World literature and popular literature: toward a wordless literature? - JAN BAETENS
  • 35 The genres of world literature: the case of magical realism - MARIANO SISKIND
  • 36 The poetics of world literature - ZHANG LONGXI
  • 37 The ethics of world literature - PETER HITCHCOCK
  • 38 The politics of world literature - SANJA BAHUN
  • 39 Uses of world literature - BRUCE ROBBINS
  • 40 Gender and sexuality in world literature - DEBRA A. CASTILLO
  • 41 World literature and the environment - URSULA K. HEISE
  • 42 Mapping world literature - THEO D'HAEN
  • PART IV The geographical dimension
  • 43 World literature and European literature - ROBERTO M. DAINOTTO
  • 44 World literature and Latin American literature - DJELAL KADIR
  • 45 World literature and US American literature - LAWRENCE BUELL
  • 46 African roads - NIRVANA TANOUKHI
  • 47 World literature and East Asian literature - RED CHAN
  • 48 Constructions of world literature in colonial and postcolonial India - VINAY DHARWADKER
  • 49 The Thousand and One Nights as world literature - SANDRA NADDAFF
  • 50 World literature and Muslim Southeast Asia - RONIT RICCI