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16 - Comparative World Literature and Worlds in Portuguese

from Part III - Transregional Worlding

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  17 August 2021

Debjani Ganguly
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University of Virginia
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Drawing from different approaches and case-studies, such as the Portuguese-speaking literatures, my main argument sustains that world literature may not be conceived as such outside a comparative approach. Therefore, the comparative epistemology is what densifies world literature and makes possible its manifestation through different constellations, scales, regional approaches, and thematics.

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