the ‘world’ of ‘world literature’ : a presentation by zoya kubra

* Pheng Cheah, What is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature (Duke University Press, 2016) what is a world? -subordination of all global regions to GMT as point zero for time = European colonial domination of whole world. -a form of imprisonment that smothers lived local temporalities. The world calendar: based on European/Christian Gregorian calendar, […]

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