Literature and the World Stefan Helgesson (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Literature and the World presents a broad and multifaceted introduction to world literature and globalization. The book provides a brief background and history of the field followed by a wide spectrum of exemplary readings and case studies from around the world. Amongst other aspects of World Literature, the authors look at:
- New approaches to digital humanities and world literature
- Ecologies of world literature
- Rethinking geography in a globalized world
- Race and political economy
Offering state of the art debates on world literature, this volume is a superb introduction to the field. Its critically thoughtful approach makes this the ideal guide for anyone approaching World Literature.