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Via modern theories of cosmopolitanism and analyses of literary texts reminiscent of middle of Darkness, Lilith's Brood, and Moby-Dick, this e-book explores the cosmopolitan impulses at the back of the literary mind's eye. Patell argues that cosmopolitanism regards human distinction as a chance to be embraced instead of an issue to be solved.

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