Workshop Discussion 4: National vs. World Literature

January 25, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Long ago, these two authors have made their homes in more than two cultures and confidently deal with that in their work. Yoko Tawada writes in German and Japanese. Rawi Hage lives in Canada and writes about the Lebanese civil war. In our globalised world, would it not be high time to talk exclusively about ‘Global Literature‘? And does the concept of national literature still have any significance anyways?

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Literaturhaus Frankfurt
Schöne Aussicht 2, 60311 Frankfurt

Katharina Borchardt, Rawi Hage, Yoko Tawada

English and German


International Dialogue