This collection of essays has been written in the context of rethinking the field of literature and cultural studies in an era when cultural identity is changing. The point of departure is that today we are developing postnational constellations and cosmopolitan selves. Through a number of articles on literary works, films, and visual arts, this book offers perspectives on cultural encounters marked by globalization. The main topics covered are human rights, world literature, cosmopolitanism, migration, translingualism, and postnational identities. Globalization in Literature is aimed at students and literary scholars within the fields of Scandinavian studies, comparative literature, film studies, and cultural studies.