Literary Criticism

An Ecology of World Literature: From Antiquity to the by Alexander Beecroft

By Alexander Beecroft

What constitutes a nation's literature? How do literatures of alternative nations have interaction with each other? during this groundbreaking research, Alexander Beecroft develops a brand new state of mind approximately international literature. Drawing on a sequence of examples and case stories, the booklet levels from old epic to the modern fiction of Roberto Bolaño and Amitav Ghosh.

Moving throughout literary ecologies of various sizes, from small societies to the planet as an entire, the environments during which literary texts are produced and circulated, An Ecology of global Literature locations in discussion scholarly views on old and sleek, western and non-western texts, navigating literary learn into new and uncharted territory.

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