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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... globalization. It offers a critical assessment of theories of heterotemporality and alternative modernities and suggests that the inhuman dimension of the opening of the world by the coming of time is more fundamental as a force of transformation in contemporary globalization. globalization alternative...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
...The World of World Literature in Question This chapter is a critique of recent theories of world literature by Franco Moretti, David Damrosch, and Pascale Casanova. It contrasts the lack of a normative dimension in these theories and their reduction of the world to the spatial extensiveness...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 25 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012368-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9245-2
Published: 18 May 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371564-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7156-4
Published: 28 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393344-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9334-4
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... The introduction outlines why existing theories of world literature have failed to connect it to cosmopolitanism. This failure is the result of a normative deficit that arises from their conception of the world as a spatial category. The introduction outlines various temporal conceptions...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a critique of recent theories of world literature by Franco Moretti, David Damrosch, and Pascale Casanova. It contrasts the lack of a normative dimension in these theories and their reduction of the world to the spatial extensiveness of the global market with Erich Auerbach’s...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... Miller begins this chapter with a fairly sharp dialogical differentiation between what he says about globalization and world literature and what Ranjan Ghosh says in his chapter 5. Miller holds that a special theory should be derived in each case from the terminology of the text at hand in light...
Published: 09 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021926-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2192-6
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012153-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1215-3
Published: 11 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
...Literature and the World This chapter re-premises our idea of the world, explains the philosophy of worlding and planetization, and interrogates the ontologics of the local and the global. Ghosh claims that there is no local or global in our thinking and doing of literature; rather, he...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 04 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385622-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8562-2
Series: New Americanists
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386896-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8689-6
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 24 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395294-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9529-4
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-121
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
...Worlding and Unworlding<subtitle>Worldliness, Narrative, and “Literature” in Phenomenology and Deconstruction</subtitle> This chapter is a critical reconstruction of Heidegger’s theory of world and its ontological connection to temporality and transcendence. It elaborates on his rejection...
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By Nayoung Aimee Kwon
Published: 25 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... imperial literature world literature translation colonial literature intra-Asian dialogue ...
Book Chapter

By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... normative theory of world literature temporality worlding teleology heterotemporality ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter addresses Marx’s immanent critique of spiritualist accounts of the world, which destroys the normative basis of world literature. It argues that Marx’s emphasis on the centrality of the world market gives the mistaken impression that the world is a spatial formation when his...