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A Case of Exploding Markets: Latin American and South Asian Literary “Booms” in a Comparative Perspective

By |2017-06-01T17:16:34+01:00June 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Self-conscious allusions to mid-century Latin American literature abound in late-century South Asian Anglophone texts, and yet surprisingly little attention has been paid to the common geopolitical and market forces that connected these literatures and brought brought them to international prominence. This paper theorises the recent popularity of South Asian Anglophone literature in light of the Latin American “boom” of the 1960s.

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International Solidarity in World Literature

By |2017-09-12T11:36:44+01:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this podcast Dr Anna Bernard (King's College London) examines internationalist world literature by returning to a previous moment in world literary history: a selection of English-language poetry anthologies that were circulated within the anti-apartheid and Palestine solidarity movements in Britain in the 1970s and early 1980s.