Till Dembeck

Literaturwissenschaft in Forschung und Lehre

Ultimomondo

Literatur des Zwischenraums. Die mehrsprachigen Inszenierungen des Verlags ultimomondo

In a case study on the Luxembourgish publishing house ultimomondo and on one of its main owners and authors, Guy Rewenig, this article describes a rather specific culture politics of literary multilingualism in the context of Luxembourg’s literary market. It unfolds the hypothesis that Rewenig aims at a sort of ‘provincial cosmopolitism’ whose sovereign treatment of language variety beyond the restrictions of seemingly natural linguistic unities like ‘national languages’ challenges the principally monolingual cosmopolitism of major European publishers.