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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Major versus minor? Languages and literatures in a globalized world.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Theo d' Haen; Iannis Goerlandt; Roger D Sell
|Description:||xv, 280 pages ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Series editor's preface; 2. Acknowledgement; 3. Contributors; 4. Introduction (by D'haen, Theo); 5. Languages; 6. The "Minor Language" Perspective (by Dahl, Osten); 7. The Language Milieu of the Old Order Amish: Preserving Pennsylvania Deitsch (by Jansson, Johanna); 8. English - The Last Lingua franca? (by Ostler, Nicholas); 9. National Identities and the Latin Language in Hungary and Croatia: Language Conflicts, 1784-1848 (by Subaric, Lav); 10. Error and Innovation in Postcolonial Composition: The Implications of World Englishes (by Huddart, David); 11. Cultivating Learners' Intellectual Growth and Conceptual Thinking Skills through Selected Literary Works: A Strategic Approach to Writing Development in English (by Srisermbhok, Amporn); 12. Theoretical Considerations: Language, Culture, and Literature; 13. Critical Glissantism: Edouard Glissant's Views on Language(s) (by Gyssels, Kathleen); 14. Decolonizing World Literature (by Youssef, Magdi); 15. Minor and Major Readings Across Cultures (by Strandberg, Lotta); 16. From Black Athena to Black Dionysus and Beyond?: African Adaptations of Greek Tragedy (by Weyenberg, Astrid van); 17. From Minor Genre to Major Genre: Crime Fiction and Autofiction (by Ferreira-Meyers, Karen); 18. World Literature / World culture?: TV Series and Video Games (by Andre, Sylvie); 19. Literatures; 20. Small Presses and the Globalization of Poetry (by Brito, Manuel); 21. Between "Minor" and "Major" Literatures: The Case of Polish Literature (by Skwara, Marta A.); 22. "The world at large ... is only an expanded homeland.": From Goethe's idea of world literature to contemporary migration literature (by Eilitta, Leena); 23. Who is the Other? Goethe's encounter with "China" in his Concept of Weltliteratur (by Chen, Yi); 24. "Major" and "Minor" literatures: Indian cases (by Bharat, Meenakshi); 25. A "minor" language in a "major" literature: Contemporary Irish literature (by Symington, Miceala); 26. Index|
|Series Title:||FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures, volume 1|
|Responsibility:||edited by Theo D'haen, University of Leuven ; Iannis Goerlandt, University of Leuven ; Roger D. Sell, Åbo Akademi University.|
- Discourse analysis, Literary.
- Communication in literature -- Globalization.
- Language and ethics -- Globalization.
- Literature -- History and criticism -- Globalization.
- Literature -- Philosophy -- Globalization.
- Language -- Globalization.