Thinking World Literature from Lusophone Perspectives Introduction

  • Krista Brune The Pennsylvania State University
  • Thayse Lima University of Maryland
Keywords: world literature, Portuguese


World literature has re-emerged recently as central to reflections on the state of comparative literature as a discipline. In these debates, perspectives from the Lusophone world are often marginalized, ignored, or forgotten, despite the fact that the place of these countries and their literatures in a world sphere has been a subject of critical analysis since at least the 1960s.