How to Read World Literature - How to Study Literature (Paperback)David Damrosch (author)
Paperback 148 Pages / Published: 24/10/2008
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How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature. Accessible and enlightening, Damrosch offers readers the tools to navigate works as varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu, Dante, Murasaki, Moliere, Kafka, Soyinka, and Walcott. Offers a unique set of "modes of entry" for readers encountering foreign literature Provides readers with the tools to think creatively and systematically about key issues such as reading across time and cultures, reading translated works, and emerging global perspectives Covers a wide variety of genres, from lyric and epic poetry to drama and prose fiction and discusses how these forms have been used in different eras and cultures
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 238 g
Dimensions: 2277 x 1559 x 91 mm
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