ROLE OF SOCIAL IMAGINATION IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.D.R.Pratima Roy
contact email: 
pretty@telenet-systems.com

This paper aims to present the role and function of social imagination within a comparative framework in literature.Prior to delving into the depths of the topic, it is rudimentary to state the contents of the paper.Key topics include a definition of literature and the impulses behind literature, the elements of literature, the purpose and significance of comparison of literatures in this world of globalization in general, application of social imagination to harmonize the literatures, its prominent and active role in widening the prospective by accommodating all the cultures and literatures through translation and, finally the scpe and limits of social imagination.

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
graduate_conferences
journals_and_collections_of_essays
poetry
postcolonial
twentieth_century_and_beyond