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226-46; id., 'Das maltesche Paris in seiner ganzen Vollzahligkeit: Rilke, Cezanne und Baudelaire', Etudes germaniques, 53 (1998), 365-96; Anthony Stephens, 'Rilke als Leser Baudelaires: Malte Laurids Brigge und die Petits poemes en prose', in Rilke und die Weltliteratur, ed.
No other journal begins to do what World Literature Today does routinely." Such claims are certainly ones we are challenged to be worthy of as we mark our eightieth year of continuous publication and seek to uphold the ideal prescribed by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose statement on Weltliteratur has graced our masthead from the magazine's beginnings to the present.
But comparative literature equally looks back to Johann von Goethe's roughly contemporaneous elaboration of the expansive, supranational concept of weltliteratur [world literature].
Migration, Kulturalisierung und Weltliteratur. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2009: 257-296.
Zurich: Manesse Bibliothek der Weltliteratur, 1988.
For Goethe and his fellow German Romantics like Herder and the Schlegel brothers, the "world" in Weltliteratur was truly global in scope but deeply rooted in the Indo-European classics, especially those of ancient Greece.
This article examines the category Weltliteratur in the context of various models that attempt to provide a systematic account of its development, by Moretti, Casanova, and Damrosch, and elucidates the various debates these engendered.
El beso de la mujer arana (2) esta entre aqueles romances latino-americanos que dispoem de urna vasta fortuna critica, o que ja levou criticos como Jose Amicola a considerar tal romance como obra de Weltliteratur. (3) Publicado pela primeira vez em 1976, El beso de la mujer arana e o quarto romance de Manuel Puig.
Roughly coinciding with the publication of Coetzee's novel Youth in 2001, Goethe's concept of Weltliteratur, introduced in 1827 (Eckermann 198), reentered the literary scene, demanding new approaches and definitions for the circulation of literature in a global sphere.