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Comparative literature as academic discipline

Robert John Clements

Comparative literature as academic discipline

a statement of principles, praxis, standards

by Robert John Clements

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Published by Modern Language Association of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Comparative,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert J. Clements.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN865 .C57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 342 p. ;
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4571266M
    ISBN 10087352375X
    LC Control Number77091123

    The Translation Zone. A New Comparative Literature. By Emily Apter (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, ), xii + pp. $ paperback, $ hardback. This book attempts to redefine the academic discipline of Comparative Literature in terms of translation, deemed to have become a key factor in the post-9/11 world. The. Comparative Literature is both the past and the future of literary studies. Its history is intimately linked to the political upheavals of modernity: from colonial empire-building in the nineteenth century to the postcolonial culture wars of the twenty-first century, attempts at comparison have defined the international agenda of literature.

    Comparative literature is an academic field dealing with the study of literature and cultural expression across linguistic, national, and disciplinary boundaries. Comparative literature "performs a role similar to that of the study of international relations, but works with languages and artistic traditions. Comparative Literature & World Literature (CLWL) is a peer-reviewed, full-text, quarterly academic journal in the field of comparative literature and world literature, whose purpose is to make available in a timely fashion the multi-faceted aspects of the discipline. It publishes articles and book reviews, featuring those that explore.

      In the academic world it has influenced curriculum and scholarship in the humanities, particularly in traditionally Eurocentric disciplines such as comparative literature. The report "Comparative Literature at the Turn of the Century" - which endorses a multicultural orientation for the discipline - generated an unprecedented level of /5(31). English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct involves the study and exploration of texts created in English literature. English studies include: the study of literature.


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Comparative Literature as Academic Discipline. Clements, Robert J. This book is intended to be a sustained exposition of the principles, practices and standards of comparative literature.

Comparative Literature As Academic Discipline: A Statement of Principles, Praxis, StandardsCited by: 6. : Comparative Literature As Academic Discipline: A Statement of Principles, Praxis, Standards (): Robert J. Clements: Books Skip to main content Try PrimeCited by: 6. It showcases the multicultural, multilingual India as the most potential site of quest today for the discipline of Comparative deliberations are divided into sections that deal with traditions, manifestoes of survival, the latest methodologies, and perspectives that comparatists from India, China, the Near Comparative literature as academic discipline book, Europe and America have brought into the discipline.

This paper aims at tracing India’s response to the rise of comparative literature as an academic discipline in the First World countries, its genesis and development as a method and as an academic discipline in India and how comparative literature in Author: Santanu Biswas.

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Clements. Book Description. Futures of Comparative Literature is a cutting edge report on the state of the discipline in Comparative Literature. Offering a broad spectrum of viewpoints from all career stages, a variety of different institutions, and many language backgrounds, this collection is fully global and diverse.

her book Death of a Discipline (i.e., comparative literature), or the negative prognosis in the entry “Comparative Literature” in the Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms (GMH), etc. The two opposing views – that the idea of comparative literature “con-Cited by: 2. Transylvanian scholar Hugo Meltzl, the chief editor of the first journal of comparative literature Acta Comparrationis Litteratum Universarum, and Irish scholar Hutcheson Macaulay Posnett, the author of Comparative Literature (), have been largely referred to as the pioneers of the discipline.

Comparative literature as it was once conceived no longer exists. Of course, there continue to be departments or at least centers of comparative literature at the more pres - tigious universities in Europe and North America, but the changes to the programs formed in the midth century by the founding fathers of comparative literature, Leo.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Comparative literature as academic discipline: a statement of principles, praxis, standards in SearchWorks catalog.

Comparative literature as academic discipline: a statement of principles, praxis, standards. This study focuses on issues such as what comparative literature is or not, how it is perceived today, what its benefits are, what kinds of mistakes are made in theory and practice in comparisons of the texts.

The term 'literature' has been scene of plentiful discussions from the. In China the seminal comparative study of literature among different cultures can be dated back to ancient China, while the founding of comparative literature as a distinct academic discipline has to be largely owing to the influence of the West.

The modern Chinese study of comparative literature formed its uniqueness under Western influence. As an academic discipline built upon Enlightenment thought and a cosmopolitan worldview―not grounded in the literary tradition of any single language or nation―comparative literature has benefited from regular reexamination of its basic principles and practices.

This Blog is meant as a an academic support as well as a space of interaction for students of comparative literature (3rd Year. Paper should be written following the MLA 7 th edition style sheet. Authors are requested to take it seriously; otherwise papers will be rejected despite of quality without any notice.

Paper can be sent to [email protected] by 20th May, No paper will be accepted after the dead line. If comparative literature lacked the solid boundaries of other academic specializations, it could avoid being walled in by them too, and so could welcome unlikely topics, disciplinary collisions, things without a name, art forms without a by: 1.

Book Reviews Comparative Literature as Academic Discipline: A Statement of Principles, Praxis and Standards. By ROBERT J. CLEMENTS. New York: MLA, pp. It is impossible to review in detail an inclusive book like Robert J.

Clements' Comparative Literature as Academic Discipline without somewhere lapsing into a summary of it. As an academic discipline built upon Enlightenment thought and a cosmopolitan worldviewnot grounded in the literary tradition of any single language or nationcomparative literature has benefited from regular reexamination of its basic principles and practices/5.As the British Comparative Literature Association’s peer-reviewed house journal, Comparative Critical Studies seeks to advance methodological (self)reflection on the nature of comparative literature as a discipline.

The journal invites contributions providing innovative perspectives on the theory and practice of the study of comparative literature in all its aspects, including but not.As an academic discipline built upon Enlightenment thought and a cosmopolitan worldview—not grounded in the literary tradition of any single language or nation—comparative literature has benefited from regular reexamination of its basic principles and practices.