Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies
Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies (Paperback)
Articles in this volume focus on theories and histories of comparative literature and the emerging field of comparative cultural studies. Contributors are Kwaku Asante-Darko on African postcolonial literature, Hendrik Birus on Goethe's concept of world literature, Amiya Dev on comparative literature in India, Marián Gálik on interliterariness, Ernst Grabovszki on globalization, new media, and world literature, Jan Walsh Hokenson on the culture of the context, Marko Juvan on literariness, Karl S.Y. Kao on metaphor, Kristof Jacek Kozak on comparative literature in Slovenia, Manuela Mourão on comparative literature in the USA, Jola Skulj on cultural identity, Slobodan Sucur on period styles and theory, Peter Swirski on popular and highbrow literature, Antony Tatlow on textual anthropology, William H. Thornton on East/West power politics in cultural studies, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek on comparative cultural studies, and Xiaoyi Zhou and Q.S. Tong on comparative literature in China. The articles are followed by a bibliography of scholarship in comparative literature and cultural studies, compiled by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven Aoun, and Wendy C. Nielsen.
About the Editor(s):
Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek's areas of scholarship include (comparative) literature and cultural studies, comparative media and communication studies, postcolonial studies, migration and ethnic minority studies, film and literature, audience studies, European, US-American, and Canadian cultures and literatures, history, bibliography, new media and knowledge management, editing, print and new media publishing, and conflict management and diversity training. B.A. history and German studies (U of Western Ontario 1980), M.A. comparative literature (Carleton U 1983), B.Ed. history and English as a second language (U of Ottawa 1984), Ph.D. comparative literature (U of Alberta 1989). Teaching: comparative literature, German, and English, U of Alberta 1984-2000; media and communication studies, U of Halle-Wittenberg 2002-; literature, National Sun Yat-sen U 2008-2010; (distinguished) visiting professor: PR of China, India, Kuwait, Hungary, Spain, Taiwan, USA; Single-authored books include Comparative Cultural Studies (forthcoming); Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application; The Social Dimensions of Fiction; edited volumes include The Cambridge Sourcebook of Comparative Literature and Culture (forthcoming), Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies (forthcoming); Perspectives on Identity, Migration, and Displacement; Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies; The New Central and East European Culture; Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje's Writing; and Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature. He has published about two hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals and his work has been translated into Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish. He is series editor of Purdue UP's Comparative Cultural Studies series of books (2002-) and Shaker Books in Comparative Culture, Media, and Communication Studies (2003-). He is also editor of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (ISSN 1481-4374) (1998-).