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By Alexander Beecroft

A important research of worldwide literature via history.

What constitutes a nation’s literature? How do literatures of other international locations engage with each other? during this groundbreaking learn, Alexander Beecroft develops a brand new frame of mind approximately global literature. Drawing on a chain of examples and case reports, the ebook levels from historical epic to the modern fiction of Roberto Bolaño and Amitav Ghosh. relocating throughout literary ecologies of various sizes, from small societies to the planet as a complete, the environments during which literary texts are produced and circulated, An Ecology of worldwide Literature places in discussion scholarly views on historical and glossy, western and non-western texts, navigating literary examine into new and uncharted territory.

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