Vernacular Worlds, Cosmopolitan Imagination
Stephanos Stephanides, Stavros Karayanni
BRILL, Jun 12, 2015 - Literary Criticism - 260 pages
Vernacular Worlds, Cosmopolitan Imagination brings together essays on literary and artistic practice involving cross-cultural transactions in the post-colonial world. The essays explore broad questions of ethics and aesthetics in the productive tension between language, culture, and the polis.
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