How Literary Worlds Are Shaped: A Comparative Poetics of Literary Imagination

TitleHow Literary Worlds Are Shaped: A Comparative Poetics of Literary Imagination
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsPettersson, B
PublisherWalter de Gruyter
CityBerlin
ISBN Number978-3-11-048631-5
KeywordsLanguage Arts & Disciplines / General, Literary Criticism / General
Abstract

How Literary Worlds Are Shaped studies a wide variety of literature across cultures and ages. The main aim is to show that literature all over the world has for millennia employed an array of related themes and techniques. By its broad scope and detailed analysis, this volume offers the first extensive comparative account of the makings of literary worlds.

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