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The Comparatist

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The Comparatist

The Comparatist  
Discipline Comparative literature
Language English
Edited by Dorothy M. Figueira
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Annual
ISSN 0195-7678 (print)
1559-0887 (web)

The Comparatist is an American [1]

The journal focuses on the following topics:

  • Comparative study of literary and cultural movements
  • Connections between European and other literatures
  • Comparative studies of characteristics of literatures from Afro-Caribbean countries, the third world, and Eastern Europe

Standard articles in the journal include critical essays that address the position and function of comparative literature as a field of study, critical essays on writers and works of literature, and comparative readings of works of literature. The journal also publishes review essays, book reviews, and book notes. It is published by the University of North Carolina Press and since 2005 accessible via Project MUSE. The journal is indexed by the Modern Language Association Directory of Periodicals, the American Humanities Index, and others.


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External links

  • Official website

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