The Resource Memos from the besieged city : lifelines for cultural sustainability, Djelal Kadir

Memos from the besieged city : lifelines for cultural sustainability, Djelal Kadir

Label
Memos from the besieged city : lifelines for cultural sustainability
Title
Memos from the besieged city
Title remainder
lifelines for cultural sustainability
Statement of responsibility
Djelal Kadir
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a historical and critical reassessment of the field of comparative literature--the study of cultures and their literary posterity across national borders and historical frontiers--at a moment when notions of literacy and culture are under inordinate pressure by predatory globalization and militaristic realpolitik
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809
Index
index present
LC call number
PN871
LC item number
.K24 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
Label
Memos from the besieged city : lifelines for cultural sustainability, Djelal Kadir
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-261) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : comparative touchstones of literature -- Auerbach's scar -- The siege of Baghdad : Rashiduddin Fazlullah, Orhan Pamuk, and the commissions of history -- Of learned ignorance : Nicholas of Cusa and cardinal spaces of culture -- Memories of the future : Giordano Bruno remembers us -- A carceral archive and the culture of conspiracy : Fray José Servando Teresa de Mier Noriega y Guerra, enlightenment's contestant -- The arts of mitigation, the garden in the barbarian : Zbigniew Herbert -- The labors of Cassandra : Arendt in Jerusalem -- The People's Republic and the republic of letters : the alarming Gao Xingjian -- Memo from the next millennium : a coda for Calvino -- The inventions of comparative literature : a minute on method
Control code
ocn719383760
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804775779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35086634
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)719383760
  • pebcs080477577X

Library Locations

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