Comparative Literature and World Literature 2.1

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I am happy to tell you that the latest issue of Comparative Literature & World Literature is now available to download at  www.

We welcome any feedback and comments, as well as submissions of articles and reviews from scholars in comparative literature and related fields.

Comparative Literature & World Literature Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017


1 Some Thoughts about ‘World Literature’ and the Literature Truly Needed / Andreas Weiland (Aachen University)

51 De l’Exotisme à la Mondialité : Problématique sur la Relation dans la Littérature Française / Yaqin WU (Paris-Sorbonne University)


60 The Trend of Future World Literature—An Interview with Marshall Brown / Marshall Brown (University of Washington) He Lei (Sichuan University)


70 Liang Luo. The Avant-Garde and the Popular in Modern China: Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. ISBN 978-0-472-07217-0 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-05217-2 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-12034-5 (e-book) . 367 pp. / Wolfgang Kubin (University of Bonn)

72 Minghui Hu and Johan Elverskog, eds. Cosmopolitanism in China 1600-1950. Amherst, New York: Cambria Press, 2016. Cambria Sinophone World Series. ISBN 9781604979008.332 pp. / Irmy Schweiger (Stockholm University)

76 Lydia H. Liu, Rebecca E. Karl and Dorothy Ko, eds. The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-231-16290-6. 328 pp. / Liang LUO (University of Kentucky)

80 Eric Hayot. On Literary World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 9780199926695. 212 pp. / Yao Mengze (Beijing Normal University)

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