Published October 2006
by Toby Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||298|
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The Margellos World Republic of Letters is committed to bringing the finest works of world literature into the English language. Sign up below to receive series updates, information about new releases, and exclusive content. “Deeply thoughtful A delight.”―The Economist “A closely researched and engrossing study of a subset of the Republic of Letters―those scholars who, having learned Arabic, used their mastery of that difficult language to interpret the Quran, study the career of Muhammad, write the history of medieval Islam and introduce Europeans to the masterpieces of Arabic literature [Bevilacqua Reviews: 9. A New Republic of Letters?: The Promise and Potential of the Internet: /ch Advances in information and communication technology seem to promise a revolution in politics. Social media appear to overcome the perceived limitations of. The “world of letters” has always seemed a matter more of metaphor than of global reality. In this book, Pascale Casanova shows us the state of world literature behind the stylistic refinements—a world of letters relatively independent from economic and political realms, and in which language systems, aesthetic orders, and genres struggle for dominance.