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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

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About Comparative Literature

Learn to see the intersections between literature and its cultural, philosophical, and linguistic contexts around the globe. This minor explores literary study from an international perspective, advancing the idea that the study of literature is enhanced by knowledge of surrounding texts, languages, and cultures.

Understanding literature, cultures, languages and customs deepens your literary insight and will help you develop perspectives that are both broad and particular. You'll be well equipped for the pleasures of both international travel and careers.

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CLASSES OF NOTE

Intro to Comparative Literature

Examine different methods of comparative study, including the comparison of different national literatures, different regional literatures, and literatures written in different languages.

French Women Writers

Explore women's writing from the unique literary and cultural perspectives of French society. Readings include Simone de Beauvoir, Colette, Nathalie Sarraute, and Marguerite Duras.

Argentine Literature: Foreigners at Home

Argentina was not only the first country in Latin America with urban culture, but also the place where European modernity erupted. Address issues such as politics and censorship, the fantastic in literature, urban and rural conflicts, and gender representations.
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