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Selected Bibliography

 

This is not an exhaustive list, but gives a sense of some of the texts that have informed our thinking and ongoing conversations.

 

  • Ahmad, Aijaz 1987. ‘Jameson’s Rhetoric of Otherness and the “National Allegory”’. Social Text 17: 3-26.
  • Alberson, Hazel S. 1960. ‘Non-Western Literature in the World Literature Program’. The Teaching of World Literature (Proceedings of the Conference at the University of Wisconsin, 1959). Ed. Haskell M. Block (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press): 45-52.
  • Alexander, Jacqui M. and Chandra Talpade Mohanty (eds), Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (Routledge, 1997).
  • Dennis Altman, Global Sex (University of Chicago Press, 2001).
  • Amireh, Amal and Lisa Suhair Majaj 2000. Going Global: The Transnational Reception of Third World Women Writers (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Anderson, Perry 1984. ‘Modernity and Revolution’. New Left Review 144: 96-113.
  • Annesley, James 2006. Fictions of Globalization: Consumption, the Market and the Contemporary American Novel (London: Continuum).
  • Appadurai, Arjun 1996. Modernity at Large. Cultural Dimensions of Globalization (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press).
  • Apter, Emily 1999. Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press).
  • ——— 2006. The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • Arac, Jonathan and Harriet Ritvo, eds. 1991. Macropolitics of Nineteenth-Century Literature: Nationalism, Exoticism, Imperialism (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press).
  • Ashcroft, Bill, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin 1989. The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Ballaster, Rosalind 2005. Fabulous Orients: Fictions of the East in England 1662-1785 (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Bartlett, Robert 1994. The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change 950-1350 (London: Penguin).
  • Bassnett, Susan 2006. ‘Reflections on Comparative Literature in the Twenty-First Century’. Comparative Critical Studies 3.1-2: 3-11.
  • Baucom, Ian 1999. Out of Place. Englishness, Empire, and the Locations of Identity (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • Bauman, Zygmunt 2004. Europe: An Unfinished Adventure (Cambridge: Polity).
  • Behdad, Ali 2005. ‘On Globalization, Again!’ Postcolonial Studies and Beyond. Eds. Ania Loomba, Suvir Kaul, Matti Bunzl, Antoinette Burton, and Jed Esty (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 62-79.
  • Bessis, Sophie 2003. Western Supremacy: The Triumph of an Idea? (2001). Trans. Patrick Camiller (London and New York: Zed Books).
  • Bloch, Ernst 1977. ‘Nonsynchronism and Dialectics’. New German Critique 11: 22-38.
  • ——— 1991. Heritage of Our Times [1935]. Trans. Neville and Stephen Plaice (Berkeley: University of California Press).
  • Boldrini, Lucia 2006. ‘Comparative Literature in the Twenty-First Century: A View from Europe and the UK’. Comparative Critical Studies 3.1-2: 13-23.
  • Bourdieu, Pierre 1984. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste [1979]. Trans. Richard Nice (Cambridge: Harvard University Press).
  • Brantlinger, Patrick 1988. Rule of Darkness. British Literature and Imperialism, 1830-1914 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press).
  • Breckenridge, Carol A., Sheldon Pollock, Homi K. Bhabha, and Dipesh Chakrabarty, eds. 2002. Cosmopolitanism (Durham and London: Duke University Press).
  • Brennan, Timothy 1997. At Home in the World: Cosmopolitanism Now (Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press).
  • ——— 2001. ‘The Cuts of Language: The East/West of North/South’. Public Culture 13.1: 39-63.
  • ——— 2004. ‘From Development to Globalization: Postcolonial Studies and Globalization Theory’. The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies. Ed. Neil Lazarus (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press): 120-38.
  • ——— 2006. Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (New York: Columbia University Press).
  • Brouillette, Sarah 2007. Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Brown, Nicholas 2005. Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon of Twentieth-Century Literature (Princeton and London: Princeton University Press).
  • Buchanan, Ian 2002. ‘Reading Jameson Dogmatically’. Historical Materialism 10.3: 223-43.
  • ——— 2003. ‘National Allegory Today: A Return to Jameson’. New Formations 51: 66-79.
  • Buell, Frederick 1994. National Culture and the New Global System (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press).
  • Buell, Lawrence. The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination (2005)
  • Callinicos, Alex and Justin Rosenberg 2008. ‘Uneven and Combined Development: The Social-Relational Substratum of “the Interntional”? An Exchange of Letters’. Cambridge Review of International Affairs 21.1: 77-112.
  • Calvet, Louis-Jean 2006. Towards an Ecology of World Languages [1999]. Trans. Andrew Brown (Cambridge: Polity).
  • Casanova, Pascale 2005. The World Republic of Letters (Cambridge: Harvard University Press).
  • Cheyfitz, Eric 1991. The Poetics of Imperialism. Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to Tarzan (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Chow, Rey 2004. ‘The Old/New Question of Comparison in Literary Studies: A Post-European Perspective’. ELH 71: 289-311.
  • Cooppan, Vilashini 2001. ‘World Literature and Global Theory: Comparative Literature for the New Millennium’. Symploke 9.1-2: 15-43.
  • ——— 2004. ‘Ghosts in the Disciplinary Machine: The Uncanny Life of World Literature’. Comparative Literature Studies 41.1: 10-36.
  • ——— 2005. ‘The Ruins of Empire: The National and Global Politics of America’s Return to Rome’. Postcolonial Studies and Beyond. Eds. Ania Loomba, Suvir Kaul, Matti Bunzl, Antoinette Burton, and Jed Esty (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 80-100.
  • Culler, Jonathan 2006. ‘Comparative Literature, at Last’. Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization. Ed. Haun Saussy (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press): 237-48.
  • Damrosch, David 2003. What Is World Literature? (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press).
  • ——— 2008. How to Read World Literature (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell).
  • De Medeiros, Paulo 1996. ‘Beyond the Looking Glass of Empire: The Colonization of Portuguese Literature’. No Small World: Visions and Revisions of World Literature. Ed. Michael Thomas Carroll (Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English): 43-57.
  • Denning, Michael 2004. Culture in the Age of Three Worlds (London and New York: Verso).
  • D’haen, Theo. 2011. The Routledge Concise History of World Literature. Routledge.
  • Dimock, Wai Chee and Lawrence Buell, eds. 2007. Shades of the Planet: American Literature as World Literature (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • Dirlik, Arif 2002. ‘Rethinking Colonialism: Globalization, Postcolonialism and the Nation’. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 4.3: 428-48.
  • Docherty, Thomas 2006. ‘Without and Beyond Compare’. Comparative Critical Studies 3.1-2: 25-35.
  • Donaldson, Laura E. Decolonizing Feminisms: Race, Gender and Empire Building (Routledge, 1993).
  • Durst, David C. 2004. Weimar Modernism: Philosophy, Politics, and Culture in Germany, 1918-1933 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books).
  • English, James F. 2005. The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards, and the Circulation of Cultural Value (Cambridge: Harvard University Press).
  • Esterházy, Péter 2005. ‘How Big Is the European Dwarf?’ (2003) Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War. Eds. Daniel Levy,  Max Pensky and John Torpey (New York and London: Verso): 74-79
  • Farris, Sara R. 2010. ‘An “Ideal Type” Called Orientalism: Selective Affinities between Edward Said and Max Weber’. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 12.2.
  • Federici, Silvia. 2004. Caliban and the Witch. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.
  • ———. 2012. Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle. Oakland, CA: PM Press.
  • Fludernik, Monica, ed. 2003. Diaspora and Multiculturalism: Common Traditions and New Developments (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi).
  • Freeman, Carla. “Is Local: Global as Feminine: Masculine? Rethinking the Gender of Globalization,” Signs, 26,4(2001): 1007-1038.
  • Furedi, Frank 2006. Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone? Confronting 21st Century Philistinism (2nd edn, London: Continuum).
  • Ganguly, Debjani 2008. ‘Literary Globalism in the New Millennium’. Postcolonial Studies 11.1: 119-33.
  • Gaonkar, Dilip Parameshwar 1999. ‘On Alternative Modernities’. Public Culture 11.1: 1-18.
  • ——— ed. 2001. Alternative Modernities (Durham: Duke University Press).
  • Gikandi, Simon 2001. ‘Globalization and the Claims of Postcoloniality’. South Atlantic Quarterly 100: 627-58.
  • Gottfried, Heidi and Reese, Laura (eds), Gender and Work in Comparative Perspective (Lexington Press, 2003).
  • Graham, James, Niblett, Michael and Deckard, Sharae. “Postcolonial Studies and World Literature.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 48.5 (2012): 465-71.
  • Guy, Josephine M. and Ian Small 1993. Politics and Value in English Studies: A Discipline in Crisis? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
  • Habermas, Jürgen and Jacques Derrida 2005. ‘February 15, or, What Binds Europeans Together: Plea for a Common Foreign Policy, Beginning in Core Europe’ (2003). Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War. Eds. Daniel Levy, Max Pensky and John Torpey (New York and London: Verso): 3-13.
  • Hall, Catherine 2002. Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867 (Cambridge: Polity).
  • Hulme, Peter 1992. Colonial Encounters. Europe and the Native Caribbean, 1492-1797 (London: Methuen).
  • Harootunian, Harry 2000a. History’s Disquiet: Modernity, Cultural Practice, and the Question of Everyday Life (New York: Columbia University Press).
  • ——— 2000b. Overcome by Modernity: History, Culture, and Community in Interwar Japan (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • Hirst, Paul and Grahame Thompson 1996. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance (Oxford: Polity).
  • Hoesel-Ihlig, Stefan 2004. ‘Changing Fields: The Directions of Goethe’s Weltliteratur’. Debating World Literature. Ed. Christopher Prendergast (London and New York: Verso): 26-53.
  • Howes, David, ed. 1996. Cross-Cultural Consumption: Global Markets, Local Realities (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Huggan, Graham 2001. The Post-Colonial Exotic: Marketing the Margins (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Huggan, Graham and Helen Tiffin. 2009. Postcolonial Ecocriticism. Routledge.
  • Israel, Nico 2004. ‘Globalization and Contemporary Literature’. Literature Compass 1.
  • James, C. L. R. 2001. The Black Jacobins. Penguin.
  • Jameson, Fredric 1986a. ‘Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism’. Social Text 15: 65-88.
  • ——— 1986b. ‘On Magic Realism in Film’. Critical Inquiry 12: 301-325.
  • ——— 1991. Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (Durham: Duke University Press): 297-418.
  • ——— 1998. ‘Notes on Globalization as a Philosophical Issue’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 54-77.
  • ——— 2002. A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present (London and New York: Verso).
  • ——— 2008. ‘How Not to Historicize Theory’. Critical Inquiry 34: 563-82.
  • ——— and Masao Miyoshi, eds. 1998. The Cultures of Globalization (Durham and London: Duke University Press).
  • Kadir, Djelal 2004. ‘To World, to Globalize – Comparative Literature’s Crossroads’. Comparative Literature Studies 41.1: 1-9.
  • Kaplan, Amy and Donald E. Pease, eds. 1993. Cultures of United States Imperialism (Durham and London: Duke University Press).
  • Kaplan, Caren and Norma Alarcón and Minoo Moallem (eds), Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminism, and the State (Duke University Press, 1999).
  • Kapur, Geeta 1998. ‘Globalization and Culture: Navigating the Void’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 191-217.
  • Keel, Aldo 2005. ‘The View from Up Top: Core Europe from the Scandinavian Perspective’ (2003). Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War. Eds. Daniel Levy, Max Pensky and John Torpey (New York and London: Verso): 80-83
  • Kendall, Elizabeth 2002. ‘Between Politics and Literature: Journals in Alexandria and Istanbul at the End of the Nineteenth Century’. Modernity and Culture: From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean. Eds. Leila Tarazi Fawaz and C.A. Bayly (New York: Columbia University Press): 330-43.
  • King, Anthony D. 1997. Culture Globalization and the World-System: Contemporary Conditions for the Representation of Identity (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press).
  • Lawall, Sarah. 2010. Reading World Literature. University of Texas Press.
  • Lazarus, Neil 2002. ‘The Fetish of “the West” in Postcolonial Theory’. Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies. Eds. Crystal Bartolovich and Neil Lazarus (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 43-64.
  • ——— 2004. ‘Fredric Jameson on “Third-World Literature”: A Qualified Defence’. Fredric Jameson: A Critical Reader. Eds. Douglas Kellner and Sean Homer (Basingstoke: Palgrave): 42-61.
  • ——— and Rashmi Varma 2008. ‘Marxism and Postcolonial Studies’. The Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism. Eds. Jacques Bidet and Stathis Kouvelakis (Leiden: Academic Publishers): 309-31.
  • Levy, Daniel, Max Pensky and John Torpey, eds. 2005. Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War (New York and London: Verso).
  • Liu Kang 1998. ‘Is There an Alternative to (Capitalist) Globalization? The Debate about Modernity in China’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press):.
  •  ——— 2000. Aesthetics and Marxism: Chinese Aesthetic Marxists and their Western Contemporaries (Durham and London: Duke University Press).
  • Loomba, Ania 1989. Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (Manchester: Manchester University Press).
  • ———, Suvir Kaul, Matti Bunzl, Antoinette Burton, and Jed Esty, eds. 2005. Postcolonial Studies and Beyond. (Durham and London: Duke University Press).
  • Lowe, Lisa 1991. Critical Terrains. French and British Orientalisms (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press).
  • Löwy, Michael. 2007. “The Current of Critical Irrealism: ‘A Moonlit Enchanted Night’.” In Adventures in Realism, edited by Matthew Beaumont, 193-206. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Mamdani, Mahmood 1996. Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton: Princeton University Press).
  • Marx, Karl and Friedrich Engels 1998. The Communist Manifesto [1848] (London and New York: Verso).
  • Maskell, Duke and Ian Robinson 2001. The New Idea of a University (London: Haven Books).
  • McCallum, Pamela and Wendy Faith, eds. 2005. Linked Histories: Postcolonial Studies in a Globalized World (Calgary: University of Calgary Press).
  • McClintock, Anne 1995. Imperial Leather. Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest (New York and London: Routledge).
  • McGonegal, Julie 2005. “Postcolonial Metacritique: Jameson, Allegory and the Always-Already-Read Third World Text”. Interventions 7.2: 251-65.
  • Mies, Maria. 1998. Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour. London and New York, NY: Zed Books.
  • Mignolo, Walter D. 1998. ‘Globalization, Civilization Processes, and the Relocation of Languages and Cultures’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 32-53.
  • Miyoshi, Masao 1998. ‘”Globalization,” Culture and the University’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 247-70.
  • ——— 2000. ‘The University and the “Global” Economy: The Cases of the United States and Japan’. South Atlantic Quarterly 99: 669-96.
  • ——— 2005. ‘The University, the Universe, the World, and “Globalization”’. Gramma 13: 49-68
  • Mohanty, Chandra Talpade. Autumn 1988. “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses.” Feminist Review 30: 61-88.
  • ———. 2002. “‘Under Western Eyes’ Revisited: Feminist Solidarity through Anticapitalist Struggles.” Signs 28.2: 499-535.
  • ———. Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory Practicing Solidarity (Duke UP 2003).
  • Moore, Jason W. 2011. 2015. Capitalism in the Web of Life. Verso.
  • Moretti, Franco 2004. ‘Conjectures on World Literature’. Debating World Literature. Ed. Christopher Prendergast (London and New York: Verso): 148-62.
  • Moses, Michael Valdez 1995. The Novel and the Globalization of Culture (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Mudimbe-Boyi, Elisabeth, ed. 2002. Beyond Dichotomies: Histories, Identities, Cultures, and the Challenge of Globalization (Albany: SUNY Press).
  • Mufti, Aamir R. 2005. ‘Global Comparativism’. Critical Inquiry 31: 472-89.
  • Muschg, Adolf 2005. ‘”Core Europe”: Thoughts About the European Identity’ (2003). Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War. Eds. Daniel Levy, Max Pensky and John Torpey (New York and London: Verso): 21-27.
  • Ohmann, Richard 2003. Politics of Knowledge: The Commercialization of the University, the Professions, and Print Culture (Middletown: Wesleyan University Press).
  • Oloff, Kerstin. 2012. “‘Greening’ the Zombie.” Green Letters 16 (1): 31-45.
  • Paik Nak-chung 1998. ‘Nations and Literatures in the Age of Globalization’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 218-29.
  • Parry, Benita. Postcolonial Studies: A Materialist Critique (Routledge, 2004).
  • Parry, Benita. 2009. “Aspects of Peripheral Modernisms.” Ariel 40 (1): 27-55.
  • Pizer, John 2000. ‘Goethe’s “World Literature” Paradigm and Contemporary Cultural Globalization’. Comparative Literature 52.3: 213-27.
  • Pratt, Mary Louise 1992. Imperial Eyes. Travel Writing and Transculturation (New York and London: Routledge).
  • Christopher Prendergast (ed.), Debating World Literature, (Verso, 2004).
  • Readings, Bill 1996. The University in Ruins (Cambridge: Harvard University Press).
  • Robbins, Bruce. 2013. “Subaltern-speak.” n+1 18 http://nplusonemag.com/subaltern-speak
  • Rosenberg, Justin 1996. ‘Isaac Deutscher and the Lost History of International Relations’. New Left Review 215: 3-15.
  • ——— 2005. ‘Globalization Theory: A Post-Mortem’. International Politics 42.1: 2-74.
  • ——— 2006. ‘Why Is There No International Historical Sociology?’ European Journal of International Relations 12.3: 307-40.
  • ——— 2007. ‘International Relations: the “Higher Bullshit”: A Reply to the Globalisation Theory Debate’. International Politics 44.4: 450-82.
  • Rowe, John Carlos 2000. Literary Culture and US Imperialism: From the American Revolution to World War II (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
  • Sahgal, Nayantara 1986. Rich Like Us [1985] (New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company).
  • Said, Edward W. 1993. Culture and Imperialism (London: Chatto & Windus).
  • ——— 1979. Orientalism (New York: Vintage).
  • Saussy, Haun, ed. 2006. Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press).
  • Stephen Shapiro, Culture and Commerce of the Atlantic World-System (Penn State UP, 2007).
  • ———. 2008. The Culture and Commerce of the Early American Novel: Reading the Atlantic World-System. Pennsylvania State UP.
  • Shohat, Ella and Robert Stam 1994. Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty 2003. Death of a Discipline (New York: Columbia University Press).
  • Stasiuk, Andrzej 2005. ‘Wild, Cunning, Exotic: The East Will Completely Shake Up Europe’ (2003). Old Europe, New Europe, Core Europe: Transatlantic Relations after the Iraq War. Eds. Daniel Levy, Max Pensky and John Torpey (New York and London: Verso): 103-06.
  • Strongman, Luke 2002. The Booker Prize and the Legacy of Empire (Amsterdam: Rodopi).
  • Subramani 1998. ‘The End of Free States: On Transnationalization of Culture’. The Cultures of Globalization. Eds. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham and London: Duke University Press): 146-63.
  • Szeman, Imre. 2012. “Introduction to Focus: Petrofictions.” American Book Review. 33 (3): 3-17.
  • Teeuwen, Rudolphus and Steffen Hantke, eds. 2007. Gypsy Scholars, Migrant Teachers and the Global Academic Proletariat (Amsterdam: Rodopi).
  • Todorov, Tzvetan 2005. The New World Disorder: Reflections of a European (2003). Trans. Andrew Brown (Cambridge: Polity).
  • Trotsky, Leon 1967. History of the Russian Revolution [1932-33]. Vol. 1. Trans. Max Eastman (London: Sphere Books).
  • Venuti, Lawrence 1998. The Scandals of Translation: Towards an Ethics of Difference (London and New York: Routledge).
  • Viswanathan, Gauri 1989. The Masks of Conquest. Literary Study and British Rule in India (New York: Columbia University Press).
  • Immanuel Wallerstein, ‘The Ideological Tensions of Capitalism: Universalism Versus Racism and Sexism,’ The Essential Wallerstein (New Press, 2000: 344-352).
  • ——— World-Systems Analysis: An Introduction (Duke UP, 2004).
  • Walkowitz, Rebecca L. ed. 2007. Immigrant Fictions: Contemporary Literature in an Age of Globalization (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press).
  • Kathryn B. Ward, “Reconceptualizing World System Theory to Include Women” in Paula England (ed.) Theory On Gender / Feminism On Theory (Aldine De Gruyter, 1993).
  • Watkins, Evan 1989. Work Time: English Departments and the Circulation of Cultural Value (Stanford: Stanford University Press).
  • Widdowson, Peter 1982. ‘Introduction: The Crisis of English Studies’. Re-Reading English. Ed. Peter Widdowson (London and New York: Methuen): 1-14.
  • Williams, Raymond 1989. ‘The Future of Cultural Studies’ [1986]. The Politics of Modernism: Against the New Conformists. Ed. Tony Pinkney (London and New York: Verso): 151-62.
  • ——— 1991a. ‘Crisis in English Studies’ [1981]. Writing in Society (London and New York: Verso): 192-211.
  • ——— 1991b. ‘Beyond Cambridge English’ [1983]. Writing in Society (London and New York: Verso): 212-226.
  • WReC. 2015. Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature. Liverpool UP.
  • Yaeger, Patricia. 2011. “Editor”s Column.” PMLA 126 (2): 305-310.