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UNESCO and the Fate of the Literary
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Udgivelsesdato:
10-09-2019
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
192
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A case study of one of the most important global institutions of cultural policy formation, UNESCO and the Fate of the Literary demonstrates the relationship between such policymaking and transformations in the economy. Focusing on UNESCO's use of books, Sarah Brouillette identifies three phases in the agency's history and explores the literary and cultural programming of each. In the immediate postwar period, healthy economies made possible the funding of an infrastructure in support of a liberal cosmopolitanism and the spread of capitalist democracy. In the decolonizing 1960s and '70s, illiteracy and lack of access to literature were lamented as a "book hunger" in the developing world, and reading was touted as a universal humanizing value to argue for a more balanced communications industry and copyright regime. Most recently, literature has become instrumental in city and nation branding that drive tourism and the heritage industry. Today, the agency largely treats high literature as a commercially self-sustaining product for wealthy aging publics, and fundamental policy reform to address the uneven relations that characterize global intellectual property creation is off the table. UNESCO's literary programming is in this way highly suggestive. A trajectory that might appear to be one of triumphant success-literary tourism and festival programming can be quite lucrative for some people-is also, under a different light, a story of decline.

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Udgivelsesdato:
10-09-2019
ISBN13:
9781503609952
Bredde:
152 mm
Højde:
229 mm
Format:
Hardback
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    Focusing on its literary programming in particular, this study of UNESCO shines a light on the close relationship between state-backed economic development and the global postwar cultural policy establishment.

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UNESCO and the Fate of the Literary

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