Tracing global democracy : literature, theory, and the politics of trauma / Vladimir Biti.

This book investigates the emergence of the cosmopolitan idea of literature and its impact on the democratic reconfiguration of the European and non-European cultural and political spaces. The birthplace of this idea is the traumatic experience of its designers among whom Voltaire, Kant, Herder, the...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Biti, Vladimir, 1952- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Berlin : De Gruyter, [2016]
Series:Culture & conflict ; Bd. 7.
Subjects:
Online Access:Click for online access
Description
Summary:This book investigates the emergence of the cosmopolitan idea of literature and its impact on the democratic reconfiguration of the European and non-European cultural and political spaces. The birthplace of this idea is the traumatic experience of its designers among whom Voltaire, Kant, Herder, the Schlegel brothers and Goethe, resp. Russian Formalists, Bakhtin, Levinas, Blanchot, Derrida, Deleuze, Luhmann and Rancière are closely investigated.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-384) and index.
ISBN:9783110457643
3110457644
9783110457063
3110457067
9783110577822
3110577828
Language:English.