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David Damrosch

David Damrosch is the Ernest Bernbaum Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature and director of the Institute for World Literature at Harvard University, and a past president of the American Comparative Literature Association. His many books include What Is World Literature? (Princeton), the coedited Princeton Sourcebook in Comparative Literature , The Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh , and We Scholars: Changing the Culture of the University .