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An ecology of world literature : from antiquity to the present day / Alexander Beecroft.

By: Beecroft, Alexander | , 1973- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London; Verso, 2015Description: viii, 312 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781781685730 (pbk.); 9781781685723 (hardback).Subject(s): Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical | LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory | | DDC classification: 809 Other classification: LIT004190 | LIT006000 Online resources: Cover image
Contents:
1. Epichoric Literature 2. Panchoric Literature 3. Cosmopolitan Literature 4. Vernacular Literature 5. National Literature 6. Global Literature
Summary: "What is a literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with each other? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto Bolano and Amitav Ghosh. Beecroft identifies a series of literary ecologies, from small-scale societies to the planet as a whole, within which literary texts are produced and circulated. An Ecology of World Literature places in dialogue scholarship on ancient and modern, western and non-western texts, producing new and unexpected demands for literary study"--
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Includes index.

1. Epichoric Literature 2. Panchoric Literature 3. Cosmopolitan Literature 4. Vernacular Literature 5. National Literature 6. Global Literature

"What is a literature? How do literatures of different countries interact with each other? In this groundbreaking study, Alexander Beecroft develops a new way of thinking about world literature. Drawing on a series of examples and case studies, the book ranges from ancient epic to the contemporary fiction of Roberto Bolano and Amitav Ghosh. Beecroft identifies a series of literary ecologies, from small-scale societies to the planet as a whole, within which literary texts are produced and circulated. An Ecology of World Literature places in dialogue scholarship on ancient and modern, western and non-western texts, producing new and unexpected demands for literary study"--

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