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Metamorfosi dei Lumi 6 : Le belle lettere e le scienze

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ISBN: 9788899200022 DOI: 10.4000/books.aaccademia.2108 Language: Italian
Publisher: Accademia University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Come muore la gloriosa “Repubblica delle Lettere” del Settecento? In che modo, al confine tra Sette e Ottocento, la comunità dei gens de lettres cede il passo alla frammentazione del sapere e della curiosità intellettuale, alle diverse modalità di scrittura che annunziano l’età moderna? A questa ricerca è dedicato il sesto volume pubblicato dal Centro Studi Interdisciplinare Metamorfosi dei Lumi dell’Università di Torino, che raccoglie il frutto della riflessione collettiva svoltasi nell’ambito del centro durante gli anni accademici 2009 e 2010. Prendendo le mosse dagli sviluppi della filosofia nel corso del Settecento, si focalizza l’attenzione su due aspetti dell’evoluzione culturale del periodo di transizione tra illuminismo e modernità: il rapporto della scienza medica con la letteratura, e il sorgere di una nuova identità dei letterati.

Literatura latinoamericana mundial. Dispositivos y disidencias

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Book Series: Latin American Literatures in the World / Literaturas Latinoamericanas en el Mundo ISSN: 2513-0757 ISBN: 9783110673678 Year: Volume: 5 Pages: 329 DOI: 10.1515/9783110673678 Language: Spanish / English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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From the perspective of Latin American Studies, this volume offers a critical contribution to the current debate on world literature. It is structured around three conceptual blocks: gatekeepers, as the dispositives and actors mediating the international circulation of literature translation, as an unavoidable but always problematic mechanism and local literatures, as modes of writing that remain intrinsically tied to their contexts.

Re-mapping World Literature. Writing, Book Markets and Epistemologies between Latin America and the Global South / Escrituras, mercados y epistemologías entre América Latina y el Sur Global

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Book Series: Latin American Literatures in the World / Literaturas Latinoamericanas en el Mundo ISSN: 2513-0757 ISBN: 9783110549577 Year: Pages: 326 DOI: 10.1515/9783110549577 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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This book aims to modify the focus of common center-periphery dynamics of research on World Literature: Using the example of Latin American literatures, this study provides innovative insights into the literary modeling of shared historical experiences, epistemological crosscurrents, and book market processes within the Global South which thus far have received scant attention.

The Cultural Net. Early Modern Drama as a Paradigm

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ISBN: 9783110536638 Year: Pages: 328 DOI: 10.1515/9783110536638 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Performing Arts --- Languages and Literatures
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This volume offers a new theoretical approach to cultural production inspired by the metaphor of culture as a virtual network. Following a thorough outline of this approach, the theoretical framework is elucidated in a second part through examples drawn from early modern European drama. A third and final part then presents a critical discussion of the concept of national culture and literature, from its first formulation by Johann Gottfried Herder to its current developments, including postcolonial studies.

Comparative Literary Studies: Lermontov, Turgenev, Goncharov, Tolstoj, Blok - Lavater, Lessing, Schiller, Grillparzer

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Book Series: Vortraege und Abhandlungen zur Slavistik ISBN: 9783876907918 Year: Pages: 201 DOI: 10.3726/b12986 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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The series Lectures and Treatises on Slavic Studies, which has been published since 1980, offers opportunities for publication, especially for smaller monographs, which, in terms of their scope, are located between the journal article and the large book. It will cover topics from the whole area of ​​Slavic languages, literatures and cultures as well as their interrelations. In addition to investigations, bibliographies, research reports and editions are published. The authors of the previous volumes come from America, Canada, Germany, Finland, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

Transgressive Truths and Flattering Lies

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Book Series: Postcolonial Studies ISBN: 9783839450482 Year: Pages: 300 DOI: 10.14361/transcript.9783839450482 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: History --- Migration
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This book explores the formative correlations and inventive transmissions of Anglophone Arab representations ranging from early 20th century Mahjar writings to contemporary transnational Palestinian resistance art. Tracing multiple beginnings and seminal intertexts, the comparative study of dissonant truth-making presents critical readings in which the notion of cross-cultural translation gets displaced and strategic unreliability, representational opacity, or matters of act advance to essential qualities of the discussed works' aesthetic devices and ethical concerns. Questioning conventional interpretive approaches, Markus Schmitz shows what Anglophone Arab studies are and what they can become from a radically decentered relational point of view. Among the writers and artists discussed are such diverse figures as Rabih Alameddine, William Blatty, Kahlil Gibran, Ihab Hassan, Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, Emily Jacir, Walid Raad, Ameen Rihani, Edward Said, Larissa Sansour, and Raja Shehadeh.

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