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dc.contributor.authorEdfeldt, Chatarina
dc.contributor.authorFalk, Erik
dc.contributor.authorHedberg, Andreas
dc.contributor.authorLindqvist, Yvonne
dc.contributor.authorSchwartz, Cecilia
dc.contributor.authorTenngart, Paul
dc.description.abstractThis open access book uses Swedish literature and the Swedish publishing field as recurring examples todescribe and analyse the role of the literary semi-peripheral position in world literature from various perspectives and on meso, micro and macro levels, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. This includes the role of translation in the semi-periphery and the conditions under which literature travels to and from that position. The focus is not on Sweden, as such, but rather on the semi-peripheral transitional space as exemplified by the Swedish case. Consisting of three co-written chapters, this study sheds light on what might be called the semi-peripheral condition or the semi-periphery as an area of transition. As part of the Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures series, it makes continuous use of the concepts of 'cosmopolitan' and 'vernacular' – or rather, the processual terms, cosmopolitanization and vernacularization – which provide an overall structure to the analysis of literature and literary phenomena. In this way, the authors show that the semi-periphery is an ideal point of departure to further the understanding of world literature, because it is a place where the cosmopolitan (the literary universal) and the vernacular (the rootedness in a particular culture or place) interact in ways that have not yet been thoroughly explored. The open access edition of this book is available under a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 licence on Open access was funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCosmopolitan-Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies::DS Literature: history & criticism::DSA Literary theory
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::C Language::CF linguistics::CFP Translation & interpretation
dc.subject.otherLiterary Studies
dc.subject.otherComparative Literature (Lit Studies)
dc.subject.otherEuropean Literature (Lit Studies)
dc.subject.otherTranslation and Interpretation in Literary Studies (Lit Studies)
dc.subject.otherCultural Anthropology (Anth)
dc.titleNorthern Crossings
dc.title.alternativeTranslation, Circulation and the Literary Semi-periphery
oapen.imprintBloomsbury Academic
oapen.pages304 York

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