Vol. 6 No. 1 June 2022

Comparing "West" and "Rest": Beyond Eurocentrism?
Author:Theo D'haen    Time:2022-06-20    Click:

Comparing “West” and “Rest”: Beyond Eurocentrism?

Theo D’haen

Page 079-087

Abstract: From different perspectives, Shu-mei Shih, Rey Chow, and Revathi Krishnaswamy have accused Comparative Literature of being inherently Eurocentric in that the comparative study of non-European/Western literatures continues being steered by European/Western paradigms. In what follows I briefly outline their respective positions, and argue that over the past few decades at least some attempts have been made to move beyond Eurocentrism.

Keywords: comparative literature, Eurocentrism, East-West relations, world literature

Doi: 10.53397/hunnu.jflc.202201007

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