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China's Stefan ZweigThe Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How can one author be among the most bitterly rejected writers in one cultural context, while being one of the most celebrated in another? For decades, the works of the Austrian-Jewish writer Stefan ... More

Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century IranVolume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

L. Marlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696901
eISBN:
9781474422215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This two-volume work represents a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes, the book known as Naṣīḥat al-mulūk (‘Counsel for Kings’) and attributed to the jurist and ... More

The Global South Atlantic

The Global South Atlantic

Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies that followed postcolonial and Third World studies in pursuing new frameworks and methods for examining South-South ... More

A History of Russian Literature

A History of Russian Literature

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The History of Russian Literature provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic works of Kiev up to the present day, still rife with the creative ... More

Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles

Tahia Abdel Nasser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474420228
eISBN:
9781474438537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In memoirs, Arab writers have invoked solitude in moments of deep public involvement. Focusing on Taha Hussein, Sonallah Ibrahim, Assia Djebar, Latifa al-Zayyat, Mahmoud Darwish, Mourid Barghouti, ... More

The Other Middle EastAn Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

Franck Salameh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300204445
eISBN:
9780300231816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204445.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is an original collection of Middle Eastern literature (Levantine literature). It offers a glimpse into a contemporary Middle East that defies common Western misconceptions and prejudices. ... More

Out of ContextThe Uses of Modernist Fiction

Out of Context: The Uses of Modernist Fiction

Michaela Bronstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190655396
eISBN:
9780190655426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

How do novels travel through time? How might they endure in a changing world in order to reach the unknowable readers of the future? Modernist writers were obsessed with questions like these, and ... More

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