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

Label
A companion to comparative literature
Title
A companion to comparative literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
807
Index
index present
LC call number
PN871
LC item number
.C58 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Behdad, Ali
  • Thomas, Dominic Richard David
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
76
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Comparative literature
  • Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
  • Vergelijkende literatuurwetenschap
  • Litteratur
Label
A companion to comparative literature, edited by Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why compare?
  • 29.
  • -- "Worlds in collision": the languages and locations of world literature
  • Charles Forsdick;
  • 30.
  • The trouble with world literature
  • Graham Huggan
  • David Ferris;
  • 3.
  • Method and congruity: the odious business of comparative literature
  • David Palumbo-Liu;
  • 4.
  • Comparisons, world literature, and the common denominator
  • Haun Saussy;
  • 5.
  • Comparative literature in America: attempt at a genealogy
  • Introduction
  • Kenneth Surin
  • Part II.
  • Theoretical Directions:
  • 6.
  • The Poiein of secular criticism
  • Stathis Gourgouris;
  • 7.
  • Vanishing horizons: problems in the comparison of China and the West
  • Eric Hayot;
  • 8.
  • Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas
  • Art and literature in the liquid modern age: on Richard Wollheim, Zygmunt Bauman and Yves Michaud
  • Efraín Kristal;
  • 9.
  • A literary object's contextual life
  • Michael Lucey;
  • 10.
  • The theater of comparative literature
  • Sharon Marcus
  • Part III.
  • Disciplinary Intersections:
  • Part I.
  • 11.
  • What pictures tell us about the letter: visual and literary practices in Latin America
  • Jorge Coronado;
  • 12.
  • If there's a text in this class, where did it come from? Or, What does Marilyn Monroe have to do with The sorrows of young man Werther?
  • Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller;
  • 13.
  • Comparative literature in the age of digital humanities: on possible futures for a discipline
  • Todd Presner;
  • 14.
  • Roadmaps:
  • Comparing pain : theoretical explorations of suffering and working towards the particular
  • Zoë Norridge;
  • 15.
  • Comparativism, transfers, entangled history: sociological perspectives on literature
  • Gisèle Sapiro
  • Part IV.
  • LinguisticTtrajectories:
  • 16.
  • Orphaned language: traumatic crossings in literature and history
  • Cathy Caruth;
  • 1.
  • 17.
  • Contested grammars: comparative literature, translation, and the challenge of locality
  • Simon Gikandi;
  • 18.
  • Comparative literature and the global languagescape
  • Mary Louise Pratt ;
  • 19.
  • Persian incursions: the transnational dynamics of Persian literature
  • Nasrin Rahimieh;
  • 20.
  • A discipline of tolerance
  • Rudimentariness as home
  • Mireille Rosello
  • Part V.
  • Postcolonial Mobilities:
  • 21.
  • Afro-European studies : emerging fields and new directions
  • Allison Crumly Deventer and Dominic Thomas;
  • 22.
  • The comparative and the relational: meditations on racial method
  • David Theo Goldberg;
  • Rey Chow;
  • 23.
  • Kidnapped narratives: mobility without autonomy and the nation/novel analogy
  • Deborah Jenson;
  • 24.
  • Counterpoint and double critique in Deward Said and Abdelkebir Khatibi: a transcolonial comparison
  • Françoise Lionnet;
  • 25.
  • How French studies became transnational; or postcolonialism as comparatism
  • David Murphy;
  • 26.
  • 2.
  • Towards a planetary reading of postcolonial and American imaginative eco-graphies
  • Sangeeta Ray
  • Part VI.
  • Global Connection:
  • 27.
  • Terrestrial humanism: Edward W. Said and the politics of world literature
  • Emily Apter;
  • 28.
  • Logics and contexts of circulation
  • Brian T. Edwards;
Control code
756280856
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 527 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118917350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613268334
  • 10.1002/9781444342789
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 326833
  • 1ab9f2ca-bf66-4a89-b5ab-bfb111e7deda
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756280856
Label
A companion to comparative literature, edited by Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why compare?
  • 29.
  • -- "Worlds in collision": the languages and locations of world literature
  • Charles Forsdick;
  • 30.
  • The trouble with world literature
  • Graham Huggan
  • David Ferris;
  • 3.
  • Method and congruity: the odious business of comparative literature
  • David Palumbo-Liu;
  • 4.
  • Comparisons, world literature, and the common denominator
  • Haun Saussy;
  • 5.
  • Comparative literature in America: attempt at a genealogy
  • Introduction
  • Kenneth Surin
  • Part II.
  • Theoretical Directions:
  • 6.
  • The Poiein of secular criticism
  • Stathis Gourgouris;
  • 7.
  • Vanishing horizons: problems in the comparison of China and the West
  • Eric Hayot;
  • 8.
  • Ali Behdad and Dominic Thomas
  • Art and literature in the liquid modern age: on Richard Wollheim, Zygmunt Bauman and Yves Michaud
  • Efraín Kristal;
  • 9.
  • A literary object's contextual life
  • Michael Lucey;
  • 10.
  • The theater of comparative literature
  • Sharon Marcus
  • Part III.
  • Disciplinary Intersections:
  • Part I.
  • 11.
  • What pictures tell us about the letter: visual and literary practices in Latin America
  • Jorge Coronado;
  • 12.
  • If there's a text in this class, where did it come from? Or, What does Marilyn Monroe have to do with The sorrows of young man Werther?
  • Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller;
  • 13.
  • Comparative literature in the age of digital humanities: on possible futures for a discipline
  • Todd Presner;
  • 14.
  • Roadmaps:
  • Comparing pain : theoretical explorations of suffering and working towards the particular
  • Zoë Norridge;
  • 15.
  • Comparativism, transfers, entangled history: sociological perspectives on literature
  • Gisèle Sapiro
  • Part IV.
  • LinguisticTtrajectories:
  • 16.
  • Orphaned language: traumatic crossings in literature and history
  • Cathy Caruth;
  • 1.
  • 17.
  • Contested grammars: comparative literature, translation, and the challenge of locality
  • Simon Gikandi;
  • 18.
  • Comparative literature and the global languagescape
  • Mary Louise Pratt ;
  • 19.
  • Persian incursions: the transnational dynamics of Persian literature
  • Nasrin Rahimieh;
  • 20.
  • A discipline of tolerance
  • Rudimentariness as home
  • Mireille Rosello
  • Part V.
  • Postcolonial Mobilities:
  • 21.
  • Afro-European studies : emerging fields and new directions
  • Allison Crumly Deventer and Dominic Thomas;
  • 22.
  • The comparative and the relational: meditations on racial method
  • David Theo Goldberg;
  • Rey Chow;
  • 23.
  • Kidnapped narratives: mobility without autonomy and the nation/novel analogy
  • Deborah Jenson;
  • 24.
  • Counterpoint and double critique in Deward Said and Abdelkebir Khatibi: a transcolonial comparison
  • Françoise Lionnet;
  • 25.
  • How French studies became transnational; or postcolonialism as comparatism
  • David Murphy;
  • 26.
  • 2.
  • Towards a planetary reading of postcolonial and American imaginative eco-graphies
  • Sangeeta Ray
  • Part VI.
  • Global Connection:
  • 27.
  • Terrestrial humanism: Edward W. Said and the politics of world literature
  • Emily Apter;
  • 28.
  • Logics and contexts of circulation
  • Brian T. Edwards;
Control code
756280856
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 527 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118917350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613268334
  • 10.1002/9781444342789
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 326833
  • 1ab9f2ca-bf66-4a89-b5ab-bfb111e7deda
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756280856

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