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By Emily Apter

ISBN-10: 1844679705

ISBN-13: 9781844679706

ISBN-10: 1844679713

ISBN-13: 9781844679713

On the issues of translation in literary study.

opposed to international Literature: at the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative literature targeting the issues that emerge whilst large-scale paradigms of literary reports forget about the politics of the “Untranslatable”—the realm of these phrases which are constantly retranslated, mistranslated, transferred from language to language, or specifically proof against substitution. within the position of “World Literature”—a dominant paradigm within the humanities, one grounded in market-driven notions of clarity and common appeal—Apter proposes a plurality of “world literatures” orientated round philosophical suggestions and geopolitical strain issues. The background and conception of the language that constructs international Literature is significantly tested with a unique specialize in Weltliteratur, literary international structures, narrative ecosystems, language borders and checkpoints, theologies of translation, and planetary devolution in a e-book set to revolutionize the self-discipline of comparative literature.

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