Comparative literature : a very short introduction /

Considering literature comparatively can help readers realize how much can be learned by looking beyond the horizon of their own cultures, discovering not only more about other literatures, but also about their own. Ben Hutchinson offers a history of comparative literature, placing it at the heart o...

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Author / Creator: Hutchinson, Ben, 1976- (Author)
Format: Book
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series:Very short introductions.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of illustrations
  • 1. Metaphors of reading
  • 2. Practices and principles
  • 3. History and heroes
  • 4. Disciplines and debates
  • 5. The futures of comparative literature
  • References and further reading
  • Index