How to Read World Literature

How to Read World Literature

eBook - 2009
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How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature. Accessible and enlightening, Damrosch offers readers the tools to navigate works as varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu, Dante, Murasaki, Moliere, Kafka, Soyinka, and Walcott. Offers a unique set of "modes of entry" for readers encountering foreign literatureProvides readers with the tools to think creatively and systematically about key issues such as reading across time and cultures, reading translated works, and emerging global perspectivesCovers a wide variety of genres, from lyric and epic poetry to drama and prose fiction and discusses how these forms have been used in different eras and cultures.
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781444304602
9781405168274
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (147 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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