The Oxford Guide To Contemporary World Literature

Author by : John Sturrock
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : opinion, the Guide offers a discriminating - and sometimes controversial - view of a broad range of contemporary literatures.


The Oxford Guide To Literature In English Translation

Author by : Peter France
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press on Demand
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Description : This guide highlights the place of translation in our culture, encouraging awareness of the process of translating and the choices involved, making the translator more 'visible'. Concentrating on major writers and works, it covers translations out of many languages, from Greek to Hungarian, Korean to Turkish. For some works (e.g. Virgil's Aeneid) which have been much translated, the discussion is historical and critical, showing how translation has evolved over the centuries and bringing out the differences between versions. Elsewhere, with less familiar literatures, the Guide examines the extent to which translation has done justice to the range of work available.


The Complete Review Guide To Contemporary World Fiction

Author by : M. A. Orthofer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : This user-friendly resource is the perfect reference for English-language readers who are eager to explore fiction from around the world. Profiling hundreds of titles and authors from 1945 to today, with an emphasis on fiction published in the past two decades, this guide introduces the styles, trends, and genres of the world's literatures, from Scandinavian crime thrillers and cutting-edge Chinese works to Latin American narco-fiction and award-winning French novels. The book's critical selection of titles defines the arc of a country's literary development. Entries illuminate the fiction of individual nations, cultures, and peoples, while concise biographies sketch the careers of noteworthy authors. Compiled by M. A. Orthofer, an avid book reviewer and the founder of the literary review site the Complete Review, this reference is perfect for readers who wish to expand their reading choices and knowledge of contemporary world fiction.


The Oxford Guide To Contemporary Writing

Author by : John Sturrock
Languange : en
Publisher by : OUP Oxford
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Description : An accessible, up-to-date survey of the best writing from around the world since 1960 discusses the most important literary movements, figures, and events of the past thirty-six years, offering candid opinions from expert critics. UP.


The Routledge Companion To World Literature

Author by : Theo D'haen
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : In the age of globalization, the category of "World Literature" is increasingly important to academic teaching and research. The Routledge Companion to World Literature offers a comprehensive pathway into this burgeoning and popular field. Separated into four key sections, the volume covers: the history of World Literature through significant writers and theorists from Goethe to Said, Casanova and Moretti the disciplinary relationship of World Literature to areas such as philology, translation, globalization and diaspora studies theoretical issues in World Literature including gender, politics and ethics a global perspective on the politics of World Literature. The forty-eight outstanding contributors to this companion offer an ideal introduction to those approaching the field for the first time, or looking to further their knowledge of this extensive field.


Guide To Modern World Literature

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Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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The Oxford Companion To Twentieth Century Literature In English

Author by : Jenny Stringer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : Discusses the major literary figures in the English-speaking world


The Oxford Companion To American Literature

Author by : James D. Hart
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Total Read : 50
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Description : Covers the movements, authors, genres, critics, awards, and many other aspects of American literature


Funk Wagnalls Guide To Modern World Literature

Author by : Martin Seymour-Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : A Critical, comprehensive and entertaining account of modern world literature for students, teachers, librarians and writers.


The New Guide To Modern World Literature

Author by : Martin Seymour-Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : Peter Bedrick Books
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Description : Discusses, country-by-country the best modern novelists, playwrights, poets and writers, looks at their most important works, and assesses their place in literature