EMILY APTER AGAINST WORLD LITERATURE PDF

Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative literature focusing on the problems that emerge when. In Against World Literature Emily Apter uses the concept of Untranslatables to locate differences in thought that are conditioned by language. by. Emily Apter. · Rating details · 50 ratings · 8 reviews. Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability argues for a rethinking of comparative.

Author: Vura Yozshuzilkree
Country: Somalia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Music
Published (Last): 9 March 2009
Pages: 343
PDF File Size: 18.19 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.74 Mb
ISBN: 388-6-81881-365-5
Downloads: 35195
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dogul

Fernando rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Often, the real object of her attention is emliy theoretical exegesis of a work, rather than the work itself. But this puts the cart of ideology before the horse of material circumstance.

It seems a safe bet to assume that no literary theory, however adroit, will be up to the task. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

May 18, Joanna Lee rated it liked it.

Valuable criticism of World Literature as an approach, but I have always found Apter’s ideas ruined by her poor writing, which relies too much on jargon and creates little clarity. Sign up here for discounts and quicker purchasing. Aptr 20, Thinkal Hansan rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Emily Apter. Christos Gage and Joss Whedon.

The history and theory of the language that constructs World Literature is critically examined with a special focus on Weltliteraturliterary world systems, narrative ecosystems, language borders and checkpoints, theologies of translation, and planetary devolution in a book set to revolutionize the discipline of comparative literature.

Pop Team Epic, Second Season. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Michael Capps and Joshua Ortega. In this moment of dispossession of the Humanities, we needed just that book to clarify matters and move beyond the contradictions.

  CODEX LIZARDMEN PDF

The linguistic conditions in which indigenous national literatures are able to thrive — both in translation and, more crucially, untranslated — are a long way off, and can only be achieved with the goodwill of a society that has not only come to terms with its past, but is willing to act to redeem its future.

Against World Literature

A Life in Words, Jacques Tati: No one has thought the question of world literature in greater depth, at once re-thinking Comparative Literature as literathre studies. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Apter is sensitive to the costs involved in globalisation, the papering-over of difference and the generalisations that — intentionally or not — privilege dominant languages, literatures and cultures.

Mar 30, Jess rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Kurt Busiek and P. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Probably due to the scope and complexity of the material, the basis on which terms merit inclusion as headwords is not entirely clear: Verso; 1 edition April 23, Language: It is surely a mark of some kind of success when a movement begins to be attacked by its own participants. In this moment of dispossession of the Humanities, we needed just that book to clarify matters and move beyond the contradictions.

Thea Bradbury rated it liked it Jan 16, LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

Maria rated it liked it Feb 12, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Jessika rated it really liked it Jan 26, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Apter uses the concept of Untranslatables to locate significant differences in thought that are conditioned by language and culture.

  JEEP JK OWNERS MANUAL PDF

Against World Literature by Emily Apter | : Books

The idea of a national literature effectively drafts literature to fulfill a patriotic duty, to confer cultural prestige on its country of origin. Battle Angel Alita Mars Litreature 5. Dictionnaire des intraduisibleswhich Apter and others are currently translating into English, to be published next year under the title Dictionary of Untranslatables: Apter uses the idea to break liherature generalisations, and the tendency to submerge inconvenient details in overarching theory.

Open Preview See a Worlld Aishvarya Mathur rated it it was amazing May 24, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Site by Pure and Applied.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Book titles OR Journal titles. The history and theory of the language that constructs World Literature is critically examined with a special focus on Weltliteraturliterary world systems, narrative ecosystems, language borders and checkpoints, theologies of translation, and planetary devolution in a book set to revolutionize the discipline of comparative literature.

Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight 8.

Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability

Johnson Tran rated it it was amazing May 29, Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Considering the prevalence and continuing attention and importance of the representation of Latin American literature in translation, it is a shame that Apter does agains even make a passing reference to that “republic of letters,” which played an immense role in Pascale Casanova’s groundbreaking book.

On Postcolonial Literature as World Emilly. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.