Memos from the besieged city : lifelines for cultural sustainability / Djelal Kadir.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kadir, Djelal.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2011.
Series:Cultural memory in the present.
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300 |a xiv, 272 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
490 1 |a Cultural memory in the present 
505 0 |a Introduction : comparative touchstones of literature -- Auerbach's scar -- The siege of Baghdad : Rashiduddin Fazlullah, Orhan Pamuk, and the commissions of history -- Of learned ignorance : Nicholas of Cusa and cardinal spaces of culture -- Memories of the future : Giordano Bruno remembers us -- A carceral archive and the culture of conspiracy : Fray José Servando Teresa de Mier Noriega y Guerra, enlightenment's contestant -- The arts of mitigation, the garden in the barbarian : Zbigniew Herbert -- The labors of Cassandra : Arendt in Jerusalem -- The People's Republic and the republic of letters : the alarming Gao Xingjian -- Memo from the next millennium : a coda for Calvino -- The inventions of comparative literature : a minute on method. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-261) and index. 
650 0 |a Comparative literature. 
650 0 |a Literature  |x History and criticism. 
830 0 |a Cultural memory in the present. 
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