The crisis of Comparative Literature
originated from the American scholar Wellek.
New literary category discovered in the Nordic region" appeared earlier this week, after literary scholar Olli LE[micro]ytty's presentation on the publication of Ahmed Al-Nawas's report " View of the Conditions of Arabic Literature
in the Nordic Region ":
is certainly incomparable to other literatures
such as the English, American, French, African, and the Caribbean, just to name these.
The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: English (ACARA 2009) deines literature
Sharing the Sinitic script does not automatically make every work of literature
a part of "Chinese" literature
, just as the sharing of the Arabic script in the Arab world of over 20 countries does not make all literatures
belong to one national literature
The transition from world literature
= Western literature
to world literature
= the literatures
of most of the world was remarkably sudden.
Fifteen years later, A New History of German Literature
uses the same structure of momentous dates and subjective critical perspectives to similar effect and gain.
, like the country's politics, was once so dominated by men that outside observers might have believe that it women harbored no philosophical ideals, political ambitions or love for the written word.
The American people find it difficult to believe in the assimilative power of their own culture, including the language and the literature
Reader-response criticism and terms such as "interpretive community" are but one aspect of how literary theory can inform the teaching of literatures
The third section of Contemporary Literature
in the African Diaspora, "African Literatures
in English," begins, curiously, with a discussion of Mariama Ba's Une si longue lettre, which is in English only by virtue of its having been translated from the original French, and is not considered part of Anglophone African literature
, as the title of this section implies.
To that end, he applauds the scholarship of such pioneers as Goldziher, Nicholson, Gibb, Blachere, Huart, Brockelmann, and Nallino, among others, who helped bring Arabic literary texts to the attention of the western reader, and whose works clearly delineated the significant role that literature
has consistently played in Arab society.