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Comparative literature

a critical introduction
  • 183 Pages
  • 4.18 MB
  • English
Blackwell , Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA
Literature, Comparative, Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Crit
StatementSusan Bassnett.
LC ClassificationsPN865 B37 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740179M
ISBN 100631167048, 0631167056
LC Control Number92045856

Books shelved as comparative-literature: Orientalism by Edward W. Said, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang. Welcome to the Department of Comparative Literature.

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Comparative Literature at Princeton invites students both to read texts closely and to think about the nature, function, and. Nov 16,  · This major new introduction to comparative literature is for the students coming to the subject for the first time.

Through an examination of a series of case studies and new theoretical developments, Bassnett reviews the current state of comparative literature world-wide in the by: In her book Death of a Discipline Indian literary critic and theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born ) declares the end of the traditional Europe- and US- focused comparative literature advocating a new field that constantly crosses borders, embraces linguistic and cultural diversity, and encourages text reading in their original language.

Discover the best Comparative Literature in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Photos from Susannah Rodriguez Drissi’s Book Launch “The Latin Poet’s Guide to the Cosmos” On Wednesday, November 20th, the Department of Comparative Literature hosted a book launch for UCLA lecturer (and UCLA Department of Comparative Literature Ph.D.

recipient) Dr. Susannah Rodriguez. His first book of poems published in the United States was From This White Island, reflecting on his time on an island in Greece. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University.

Sep 01,  · This book is an attempt to diagnose the condition of (post-)modern comparative literature and to formulate its role in the media society in a multicultural world.

It is a distinct advantage to have Steven Tc>tosy de Zepetnek's new book, Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application. This book is not only wide ranging with a mass of information, it is state of the art Comparative Literature, and it will also serve as a much needed textbook - Cited by: Annually awarded to the best book overall in comparative literature.

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Apply Now. The Presidential Master's & Undergraduate Prizes. In support of its mission to promote the discipline of comparative literature, the American Comparative Literature Association has established two new prizes recognizing student accomplishment in comparative literary.

Sep 01,  · Comparative Literature is wholly owned and directed by the University of Oregon. The oldest journal in its field in the United States, Comparative Literature explores issues in literary history and ACLA-affiliated publication presents a variety of critical approaches and offers a wide-ranging look at the intersections of national literatures, global literary trends, and theoretical.

Comparative Literature 97; Comparative Literature 98a and 98b or tutorial alternative. See 2B below; Comparative Literature 99a and 99b (see item 2, Tutorials). Three courses from among the courses listed under Comparative Literature in t he course search in, including those courses cross-listed under Comparative.

The Comparative Literature Reading Selection List assists majors in reading historically important texts across literary genres.

The list should not be seen as prescriptive, and majors are not encouraged to shape their course work around it. Rising sophomores and juniors should devote some of their time during the summer to reading the listed texts of particular interest to.

Annelise Finegan Wasmoen, a graduate student in the Comparative Literature Ph.D. program, translated this extraordinary book by Chinese author Can Xue. The translation was the w inner of the Best Translated Book Award for fiction presented by Three Percent, a resource for international literature.

In Can Xue’s book, we encounter a full assemblage of husbands, wives, and lovers. Comparative literature is the study of literature and other cultural expressions across linguistic and cultural boundaries. At Brown, the Department of Comparative Literature is distinct in its conviction that literary research and instruction must be international in character, and its undergraduate and graduate programs are considered among the finest in the () The Graduate Center, The City University of New York Established inthe Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) is devoted primarily to doctoral studies and awards most of CUNY's doctoral degrees.

An internationally recognized center for advanced studies and a national model for public doctoral education, the Graduate Center offers more than thirty doctoral programs in. Comparative literature is an interdisciplinary field that approaches important literary works in the context of history, politics, genre, art and other disciplines.

Comparative Literature offers opportunities for study at the crossroads of various disciplines. From the exploration of techniques of critical reading and interpretation to the development of theoretical perspectives, the program's approach is wide-ranging.

What is Comparative Literature. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. George Steiner seeks to define the spirit and methods of c /5(7). The American Comparative Literature Association, founded inis the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.

Deanna Cachoian-Schanz's translation of HOW I WRITE AND HOW I WOULD LIKE TO WRITE, from Shushan Avagyan's BOOK, UNTITLED published in ASYMPTOTE. January 17, Translation published in Asymptote Comparative Literature Williams Hall Philadelphia, PA Jan 01,  · Shirking any effort to define the meaning of " literature," or even indicate the necessary difficulties in any such definition, Hallam uses the word (as he tells us in the preface to his Literature of Europe) "in the most general sense for the knowledge imparted through books;" and so treats it as a common, and apparently useless, label for a.

Comparative literature definition: the comparative study of various national literatures, stressing their influence one upon | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples the comparative study of various national literatures, stressing their influence one upon another, their use of similar forms, their treatment of similar themes, etc.

Comparative Literature is wholly owned and directed by the University of Oregon. The oldest journal in its field in the United States, Comparative Literature explores issues in literary history and ACLA-affiliated publication presents a variety of critical approaches and offers a wide-ranging look at the intersections of national literatures, global literary trends, and theoretical.

A Statement from the Department of Comparative Literature; Prev Next. News. Naked Agency - Now Available. Congratulations to Naminata on her newly published work, Naked Agency: Genital Cursing and Biopolitics in Africa.

Book Launch Series Learn about exciting new fiction and nonfiction books. Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction Ben Hutchinson Very Short Introductions. Offers an overview of the complex history of comparative literature, setting the development of the discipline within the context of political and cultural history.

Feb 10,  · Comparative Literature: Books Begin your research with the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for comparative literature. Here you will find the specialized indexes and reference tools relevant for this interdisciplinary Jill Baron.

Comparative Literature Major, Dina Rabie, received an honorable mention for the President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence, which honors students for enriching the Binghamton University community through leadership and accomplishment in academic, campus, and community life.

Comparative Literature and Comparative Arts majors find internships and jobs--in the United States and abroad--where they do research, write and edit, or teach, while gaining experience and learning about fields as diverse as the environment and the arts and entertainment industries.

Comparative Literature is a center towards which the intellectually adventurous gravitate. Our discipline takes a transnational, translinguistic, transcultural and transmedial approach to analysis. Early on, the discipline was anchored in the comparison of literary works from more than one linguistic tradition.

Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections.

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Taking a comparative approach to literary studies, this series visits the relationship of literature and language alongside a variety of .How does Comparative Literature relate to a globalized world with its many cultures, languages, and literatures? What is the place of translation in this picture?

We will address these questions by both looking at Comparative Literature as a historical institution and as a site at which disciplines, methods, and positions blend and clash.Jan 01,  · When Dante wrote De Eloquio Vulgari he marked the starting-point of our modern comparative science—the nature of language, a problem not to be lightly overlooked by the peoples of modern Europe inheriting, unlike Greek or Hebrew, a literature written in a tongue whose decomposition had plainly gone to make up the elements of their own living.