9781847061232

Mapping World Literature International Canonization and Transnational Literatures

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    9781847061232

  • ISBN10:

    1847061230

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-20
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

Thomsen develops the concept of constellations of books based on particular formal and thematic traits and shows how this works in relation to literature written by migrant writers and literature on genocides, wars and catastrophes.

Author Biography

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
World literature: history, concept, paradigmp. 5
Shifting focal points in the international canonsp. 33
Migrant writers and cosmopolitan culturep. 61
Ethics and aesthetics in traumatic literaturep. 103
Conclusion: constellations as facts and experimentsp. 139
World Literaturep. 143
Notesp. 148
Bibliographyp. 153
Indexp. 165
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