How Do Literary Works Cross Borders (or Not)

  title={How Do Literary Works Cross Borders (or Not)},
  author={Gis{\`e}le Sapiro},
This paper analyzes the factors that trigger or hinder the circulation of literary works beyond their geographic and cultural borders, i.e. participating in the mechanisms of the production of World Literature. For the sake of analysis, these factors can be classified into four categories: political (or more broadly ideological), economic, cultural and social. Being embodied by institutions and by individual agents, these factors can support or contradict one another, thus causing tensions and… Expand
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