Literary cultures in history

reconstructions from South Asia
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University of California Press , Berkeley, CA
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ISBN 100520228219

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A grand synthesis of unprecedented scope, Literary Cultures in History is the first comprehensive history of the rich literary traditions of South Asia. Together these traditions are unmatched in their combination of antiquity, continuity, and multicultural complexity, and are a unique resource for understanding the development of language and imagination over time.

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The essays collected in Literary Cultures and the Material Book cast a wide net—from China and Russia to South America and New Zealand—to investigate the vital relationship between actual, physical books and the study of literary cultures.

How books are created, sold, and experienced as material objects is a fascinating and little understood element of literary culture, and the Author: Simon Eliot.

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"A superb collection. This pathbreaking book is sure to have wide and lasting interest not only for students of South Asian literature, but for anyone interested in the role of literature in cultural self-definition, conflict and change."--David Damrosch, President, American Comparative Literature Association and editor of "The Longman Anthology British Literature.

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The essays collected in Literary Cultures and the Material Book cast a wide net—from China and Russia to South America and New Zealand—to investigate the vital relationship between actual, physical books and the study of literary cultures.

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The history of literature follows closely the development of defined exclusively as written work, Ancient Egyptian literature, along with Sumerian literature, are considered the world's oldest literatures. The primary genres of the literature of Ancient Egypt—didactic texts, hymns and prayers, and tales—were written almost entirely in verse; while use of poetic.

Literary Cultures in History by Ed. Sheldon Pollock. #NAME. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due. project on the history of the literary cultures in East-Central Europe, which will be published by John Benjamins Press in three volumes.

The principles of the series to which these volumes belong were outlined by its general editors, Linda Hutcheon and Mario Valdes, in Rethinking Literary History-Comparatively. The third volume in the History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe focuses on the making and remaking of those institutional structures that engender and regulate the creation, distribution, and reception of literature.

The focus here is not so much on shared institutions but rather on such region-wide analogous institutional processes as the national awakening, the. Types and stereotypes is the fourth and last volume of a path-breaking multinational literary history that incorporates innovative features relevant to the writing of literary history in general.

Instead of offering a traditional chronological narrative of the periodthe History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe</i> approaches the region’s .We now have only one person in the store but contactless pick-up can be arranged.

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