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705. Perspectivizing World Literature

Sunday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 202, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Marko Juvan, Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Acad. of Sciences and Arts

Speakers: Theo L. D'haen, Leuven Univ.; David Damrosch, Harvard Univ.; Jeanne E. Glesener, Univ. of Luxembourg; Kristine Kotecki, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Sowon S. Park, Univ. of Oxford, Corpus Christi Coll.; Galin Tihanov, Univ. of London; Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek, Purdue Univ. Press

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Session Description:

As a glocalized network, world literature has been produced, disseminated, perceived, used, and canonized through multiple geocultural perspectives. How were particular literary practices (imperial, metropolitan, peripheral, or transnational) positioned and circulated in the asymmetrical system of world literature? How do we study literature's globalism from a truly comparative perspective?


  • Comparative Literature – General

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