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Comparative literature is the study of literature and other cultural expressions across linguistic and cultural boundaries at brown, the department of comparative literature is distinct in. Ma in comparative literature comparative literature is a graduate program of study for the master of arts, available to majors in british, french, german, italian. Students in comparative literature come from over twenty-five countries and are native speakers of as many languages they bring a range of cultural and intellectual. Go to requirements comparative literature focuses on the study of literature from different cultures, nations, and genres, and explores relationships between.
Ucla’s comparative literature program is one of the most exciting fields in the humanities, at the forefront of literary, theoretical, and cultural studies. About the journal comparative literature is wholly owned and directed by the university of oregon the oldest journal in its field in the united states, comparative literature explores. We in the comparative literature department at umass amherst pride ourselves in maintaining cutting-edge standards for our curriculum and classroom approach by.
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