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Death of a discipline

Author: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Series: Wellek Library lecture series at the University of California, Irvine.
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For almost three decades, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak has been ignoring the standardized ""rules"" of the academy and trespassing across disciplinary boundaries. Today she remains one of the foremost figures in the study of world literature and its cultural consequences. In this new book she declares the death of comparative literature as we know it and sounds an urgent call for a ""new comparative literature, "" in  Read more...
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Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty.
Death of a discipline.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002031515
(OCoLC)50510998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
ISBN: 0231503237 9780231503235
OCLC Number: 53119225
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 128 pages).
Contents: Crossing borders --
Collectivities --
Planetarity.
Series Title: Wellek Library lecture series at the University of California, Irvine.
Responsibility: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.

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