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The end of World War II led to increased interest in multicultural concerns and a flourishing of literary and artistic endeavors. It was also a time of decolonization and the emergence of new nations and cultures clamoring for recognition and respect. The political circumstances following World War II exposed many people to other cultures. This reference discusses the experiences of writers active since who were shaped by cultures other than their own.
Offering their own twenty-first-century perspectives—across generations, nationalities, and disciplines—the contributors to this anthology explore the idea of world literature for what it may add of new connections and itineraries to the study of literature and culture today.