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Bibliomigrancy: World Literature as a Pact with Books

By |2019-04-12T14:42:27+01:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor Venkat Mani (University of Wisconsin-Madison) politicise the idea of world literature. He argues that library and print and digital cultural histories assist in understanding world literature as historically conditioned, culturally determined, and politically charged, and focuses on the role of the state in the construction of world literature using Nazi Germany as a case study.

Bibliomigrancy: World Literature as a Pact with Books

By |2017-03-29T17:50:10+01:00October 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Professor Mani draws on his book Recoding World Literature: Libraries, Print Culture, and Germany’s Pact with Books to politicise the idea of world literature. Mani argues that investigations of library and print and digital cultural histories assist in understanding world literature as historically conditioned, culturally determined, and politically charged, and focuses on the role of the state in the construction of world literature.

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