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By Ali Behdad, Dominic Thomas (editors)

ISBN-10: 1405198796

ISBN-13: 9781405198790

A better half to Comparative Literature provides a suite of greater than thirty unique essays from demonstrated and rising students, which discover the heritage, present country, and way forward for comparative literature.Features over thirty unique essays from top foreign participants offers a serious overview of the prestige of literary and cross-cultural inquiry Addresses the background, present country, and way forward for comparative literature Chapters tackle such subject matters because the courting among translation and transnationalism, literary thought and rising media, the way forward for nationwide literatures in an period of globalization, gender and cultural formation throughout time, East-West cultural encounters, postcolonial and diaspora stories, and different experimental ways to literature and tradition

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A question whose answer is not an invitation to endless analogy nor is it the occasion for the bemused answer that comparatists don’t really compare anymore (to be bemused here is to confuse specific acts of comparison belonging to a particular time in the history of Comparative Literature with a task whose significance is more general than this field). So, why compare? The importance of this question is that it names a task that informs the humanities as a whole. In this respect, Comparative Literature poses the question of the significance of the humanities in general.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Chow, Rey. (2009). ‘I insist on the Christian dimension’: On Forgiveness and the Outside of the Human. 2/3, 224–249. Damrosch, David. (2003). What is World Literature? Princeton: Princeton University Press. Foucault, Michel. (1971). The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences. ). New York: Pantheon Books. Kierkegaard, Søren. (2006). (Original work published, 1843) Fear and Trembling. ). New York: Penguin. Latour, Bruno. (1993). We Have Never Been Modern.

Identifying such a core was the subject of Randel’s lecture. ” There are too many other real crises to go around. Take for example the nation’s political life […] This raises more questions on the criteria to determine the value of the humanities. […] The current economic stress simply brings to the fore even more forcefully the wish to justify everything in instrumental terms. Randel’s sense that the rhetoric of crisis is at best a diversionary practice in the humanities recalls Paul de Man’s contention that this rhetoric of crisis is the symptom of a deeper rooted question (Paul de Man, 1983: pp.

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