Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies

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 Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies
Paperback
Purdue University Press
11/15/2002
380pp
2
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557532907
9781557532909
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Book Description

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 <http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/totosycv> 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. His single-authored books include Comparative Cultural Studies and the Future of the Humanities (forthcoming); Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application; and The Social Dimensions of Fiction. His edited volumes include New Work in the Study of World Literatures and in Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies (forthcoming); Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literatures, and Comparative Cultural studies; Digital Humanities and the Study of Intermediality in Comparative Cultural Studies; Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies; Perspectives on Identity, Migration, and Displacement; Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies; Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje's Writing; and Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature. He published about two hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals and his work has been translated to Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish. Tötösy de Zepetnek is series editor of the Purdue UP series of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies and editor of the Purdue UP journal CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture <http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb>.