New PDF release: Against World Literature: On the Politics of

By Emily Apter

ISBN-10: 1844679705

ISBN-13: 9781844679706

ISBN-10: 1844679713

ISBN-13: 9781844679713

On the issues of translation in literary study.

opposed to global Literature: at the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative literature targeting the issues that emerge while large-scale paradigms of literary experiences forget about the politics of the “Untranslatable”—the realm of these phrases which are always retranslated, mistranslated, transferred from language to language, or specially immune to substitution. within the position of “World Literature”—a dominant paradigm within the humanities, one grounded in market-driven notions of clarity and common appeal—Apter proposes a plurality of “world literatures” orientated round philosophical techniques and geopolitical strain issues. The heritage and thought of the language that constructs global Literature is significantly tested with a distinct specialize in Weltliteratur, literary international platforms, narrative ecosystems, language borders and checkpoints, theologies of translation, and planetary devolution in a publication set to revolutionize the self-discipline of comparative literature.

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