American Comparative Literature Association
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal
Comparative Literature Department - UMass Amherst
UPenn ECLAT (Essential Comparative Literature and Theory) Site: Many links specific to UPenn, but a useful section on theory links.
babelguides.com: A comprehensive, cross-referenced database of world literature translated into English, many titles have accompanying reviews. 10 languages are represented with more coming. Based on the printed Babelguides published by Boulevard Books, Oxford England.
Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English: A comprehensive, rapidly expanding and well organized web site on postcolonial literatures in English. Includes terms and definitions, biographies, bibliographies, and teaching materials.
International Dictionary of Literary Terms: A world wide cooperative and evolutive project based on the lexicography of criticism in international context. It was started in the 60's by the ICLA with Robert Escarpit. It is probably now one of the biggest textual bases offering more than 1000 articles on literary notions keyed to 20 languages, and correlation to about 4000 terms.
J. Lynch's Literary Resources: This site includes the extensive archive of Calls for Papers from the U Penn CFP list-serv.
Links to Literature: World literature directory with 9,000+ carefully annotated and organized links to online literature resources.
Thulika: Devoted to bring top-rated Telugu fiction, with annotations and footnotes, to English speaking readers. Excellent source for cross-cultural and literature studies.
Words Without Borders, The Online Magazine for International Literature: Words Without Borders undertakes to promote international communication through translation of the world's best writing -- selected and translated by a distinguished group of writers, translators, and publishing professionals -- and publishing and promoting these works (or excerpts) on the web. Our aim is to introduce exciting international writing to travelers, teachers, students, publishers, and media.
Papers & Articles
Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies, ed. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek. Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies 2. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2002. ISBN 1-55753-290-7 (paper), US$ 34.95, ISBN 1-55753-288-5 (e-book), US$ 8.95. To order, contact Purdue Univeristy Press via their web site or call <http://www.thepress.purdue.edu> or 1-800-247-6553. The volume is the first annual of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, a thematic volume with selected papers from material published in the journal in volumes 1.1-4 of 1999 and 2.1-4 of 2000. The papers are with focus on theories and histories of comparative literature and the emerging field of comparative cultural studies. Contributors are Kwaku Asante-Darko on African postcolonial literature, Hendrik Birus on Goethe's concept of world literature, Amiya Dev on comparative literature in India, Marián Gálik on interliterariness, Ernst Grabovszki on globalization, new media, and world literature, Jan Walsh Hokenson on the culture of the context, Marko Juvan on literariness, Karl S.Y. Kao on metaphor, Kristof Jacek Kozak on comparative literature in Slovenia, Manuela Mourão on comparative literature in the USA, Jola Skulj on cultural identity, Slobodan Sucur on period styles and theory, Peter Swirski on popular and highbrow literature, Antony Tatlow on textual anthropology, William H. Thornton on East/West power politics in cultural studies, Steven Totosy on comparative cultural studies, and Xiaoyi Zhou and Q.S. Tong on comparative literature in China. The papers are followed by a bibliography of scholarship in comparative literature and cultural studies, compiled by Steven Totosy, Steven Aoun, and Wendy C. Nielsen and an index.
Comparative Cultural Studies and Constructivism, by Steven Totosy de Zepetnek <firstname.lastname@example.org>; CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal (Library) (Purdue University Press) (2001-).
Comparative Cultural Studies and the Study of Translation: Concepts and Terminology , by Steven Totosy de Zepetnek <email@example.com>; CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal (Library) (Purdue University Press) (2001-).
Toward a Framework of Audience Studies, by Steven Totosy de Zepetnek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research
The Edinburgh Journal of Gadda Studies: EJGS is a refereed online-only yearly publication dedicated to the study of Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italy's greatest Modernist writer. The Journal is complemented by a rich and engaging Resource Centre with pages by Gadda, texts in translation, archive of critical essays, reviews, bibliographies, etc. The site current size is: 14MbS / 905 files. Number of visits since from January, 2001 to February, 2002: 31,000.
Translators & Dictionaries
Web of On-Line Dictionaries (formerly Bucknell's List of On-Line Dictionaries): comprehensive list of translators and dictionaries (translators listed under "Multi-lingual Dictionaries"):
Professor Sarah N. Lawall
South College 315
Department of Comparative Literature
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
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