comparative literature


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study of literary works from different cultures (often in translation)

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edu/clcweb/vol17/iss1/3> He Lin and Danqing Huang discuss the development of the Chinese school of comparative literature since the 1980s.
The much-flouted positioning of translation as a separate class of literature per se, as proposed by the Descriptive School, never did occur in the minds of comparatists until the 80s and the 90s, a time when translations studies was on the rise and interdisciplinarity and multiculturalism increasingly became the bywords in comparative literature.
FRANCESCO LORIGGIO teaches Italian and Comparative Literature at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
His recent publications include "Revisiting the Rhetorical Curriculum" (with Ronald Soetaert), Journal of Curriculum Studies (2012) and "Intermediality, Rhetoric, and Pedagogy" (with Ronald Soetaert), CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (2011).
I am interested in the relationship between the comparability of comparative literature and the comparability instituted by excellence, which, to sum up, has the following characteristics: 1) it purports to have content but actually does not; 2) it grants groups considerable freedom (it doesn't matter what you do so long as you do it excellently), which is crucial to bureaucratic efficiency; but 3) ultimately it is a mechanism for the reduction or exclusion of activities that do not succeed by this measure.
About this, the French understanding of comparative literature is not very clear.
In Death of a Discipline, Spivak contends that the Euro/US-centric discipline of comparative literature must not merely transcend national borders, but also its location within disciplinary boundaries.
And they expected the faculty not to take it seriously - but we loved it," says Leah Middlebrook, an assistant professor of comparative literature who spoke April 4 about Reeve's not-so-stunning Shakespearean turn in 1993's "Much Ado About Nothing.
That's a message the nation's English and comparative literature departments should take to heart.
in comparative literature from San Francisco State University, and earned his doctorate in comparative literature from the University of Washington.
Hutcheon is a professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Toronto.
This approach needs to be reinforced by comparative literature which supports courses taught in a global context.
Johnston should complete his bachelor's degree in comparative literature this year and then plans on working toward a master's in history, he said.
Education is the second staple topic, with a rich comparative literature that does not usually involve direct consideration of globalization.
The Austrian former Baroness von Reibnitz's son Lord Frederick Windsor,an Oxford classics graduate,plans to become a show business lawyer and Lady Gabriella Windsor is studying comparative literature at a swanky US university.
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