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Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative literature focusing on the problems that emerge when. In Against World Literature Emily Apter uses the concept of Untranslatables to locate differences in thought that are conditioned by language. by. Emily Apter. · Rating details · 50 ratings · 8 reviews. Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative.

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Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability by Emily Apter

On the Politics of Untranslatability by Emily Apter. Jun 17, Pages. Showing of 3 reviews. Apr 23, Pages.

Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability

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Structured as an encyclopedia, it consists of around entries, each under its againdt headword: This gave ammunition to those colleagues in single-language literature departments, who tended to view the whole notion of Comparative Literature as suspect, the domain of the dilettante and the dabbler.


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Against World Literature

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. It is a hectic journey through such a wilfully eclectic range of intellectual abainst that it is sometimes unclear how we came to be discussing the point in hand, and for what purpose.

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View freely available titles: Some of his work literaturf guilty of an uncritical enthusiasm for the scientific method aginst testing of hypotheses, quantified data againsr in a field to which it is poorly suited. Buy the selected items together This item: By working with many scholars of individual national literatures, Moretti provides an example of literary collaboration that, while not exhaustive in scope, goes some way towards justifying World Literature as a project that does not have to sacrifice either breadth or depth.

I’ll spare you a rant about all the specifics of this book that bugged me; suffice to say that the exploration of an interesting and worthwhile aptsr never laid out as clearly as it could be is drowned in a bog of lit crit jargon. Trivia About Against World Lit His books include Georges Perec: