By Longxi Zhang
The research of global literature is at the upward push. till lately, the time period “world literature” used to be a misnomer in comparative literature scholarship, which usually taken with Western literature in eu languages. In an more and more globalized period, this is often commencing to switch. during this choice of essays, Zhang Longxi discusses how we will go beyond Eurocentrism or the other ethnocentrism and revisit the idea that of worldwide literature from a very worldwide standpoint. Zhang considers literary works and significant insights from chinese language and different non-Western traditions, drawing on scholarship from quite a lot of disciplines within the humanities, and integrating quite a few techniques and views from either East and West. the increase of global literature emerges as a thrilling new method of literary reports as Zhang argues for the validity of cross-cultural knowing, fairly from the viewpoint of East-West comparative studies.
Zhang Longxi is Chair Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation on the urban collage of Hong Kong. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Unexpected Affinities: examining throughout Cultures and Allegoresis: examining Canonical Literature East and West.
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