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How to Read World Literature
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date November 17, 2008
Pages 139
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405168274
ISBN-10 1405168277
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $122.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature. Accessible and enlightening, Damrosch offers readers the tools to navigate works as varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu, Dante, Murasaki, Moliere, Kafka, Soyinka, and Walcott.
  • Offers a unique set of "modes of entry” for readers encountering foreign literature
  • Provides readers with the tools to think creatively and systematically about key issues such as reading across time and cultures, reading translated works, and emerging global perspectives
  • Covers a wide variety of genres, from lyric and epic poetry to drama and prose fiction and discusses how these forms have been used in different eras and cultures


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Hardcover
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from Blackwell Pub (November 17, 2008)
9781405168274 | details & prices | 139 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $122.00
About: How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature.
With Steven Wright | from Prentice Hall (June 1, 1998); titled "Near Source Contaminant Mixing in Surface Waters"
Paperback
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from Blackwell Pub (November 17, 2008)
9781405168267 | details & prices | 139 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.54 lbs | List price $34.95
About: How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature.
Miscellaneous
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from Blackwell Pub (February 16, 2009)
9781444304602 | details & prices | 152 pages | List price $94.95

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