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National and local literatures there arises a world literature” (marx and engels 2005) the history of the term world literature, as it was coined by goethe. Essential concepts and questions: 1 how do the historical contexts and cultural influences of the ancient world impact the literature of the time 2 how well. Borrowing his 'initial hypothesis from the world-system school of economic history ', moretti posits the existence of a 'world literary system (of inter-related.
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