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|Title||:||Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism|
|Publisher||:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
|Number of Pages||:||224|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism In recent years the idea of multiculturalism has become a powerful and controversial influence in a variety of social and cultural territories In the academic world it has profoundly influenced curriculum and scholarship in the humanities particularly in traditionally Eurocentric disciplines such as comparative literature .
It was hardly surprising then that the report Comparative Literature at the Turn of the Century which endorses a multicultural orientation for the discipline generated an unprecedented level of interest The third such report on professional standards issued by the American Comparative Literature Association since it continues to be the subject of lively discussion and debate At issue is not only the definition of a discipline but also the cultural function of literary study in general This book brings together the three ACLA reports issued in and three responses to the latest report presented at the MLA convention by K Anthony Appiah Mary Louise Pratt and Michael Riffaterre and thirteen additional position papers by prominent scholars in the humanities .
Contributors Ed Ahearn K Anthony Appiah Emily Apter Charles Bernheimer Peter Brooks Rey Chow Jonathan Culler David Damrosch Elizabeth Fox Genovese Roland Greene Margaret R Higonnet Fran oise Lionnet Marjorie Perloff Mary Russo Tobin Siebers Mary Louise Pratt Michael Riffaterre Arnold Weinstein