The Search for a New Alphabet

Literary studies in a changing world

Harald Hendrix | University of Utrecht
Joost J. Kloek | University of Utrecht
Sophie Levie | University of Utrecht
Willie van Peer | University of Utrecht
ISBN 9789027221568 (Eur) | EUR 68.00
ISBN 9781556195105 (USA) | USD 102.00
ISBN 9789027273987 | EUR 68.00 | USD 102.00
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Literary Studies is currently going through a deep transformation, preparing itself for the launch into the twenty-first century.
The present volume, which is dedicated to Douwe Fokkema on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University, captures this transformation in a number of squibs by a select international group of scholars. Topics dealt with are: canon formation, conventions, cultural relativism, hermeneutics vs. empirical studies, and the problem of values, all themes very much central to current discussions in comparative literature and literary theory. Taken together they form a variegated picture of a discipline in a changing world, continually involved, so to speak, in ‘The Search for a New Alphabet.’
[Not in series, 76] 1996.  x, 326 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents

Literature & Literary Studies

Comparative literature & literary studies

Main BIC Subject

DSB: Literary studies: general

Main BISAC Subject

ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  96014855 | Marc record