Forget English!

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Harvard University Press, Feb 16, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 304 pages
World literature advocates have promised to move humanistic study beyond postcolonial theory and antiquated paradigms of national literary traditions. Aamir Mufti scrutinizes these claims and critiques the continuing dominance of English as both a literary language and the undisputed cultural system of global capitalism.
 

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What a fantastic work this really is. Really opens the eyes to what was previously unknown.

Contents

Preface
Where in the World Is World Literature?
Orientalism and the Institution of Indian Literature
Global English and Its Others
World Literature from
Notes
Acknowledgments
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