- the comparative study of various national literatures, stressing their influence one
upon another, their use of similar forms, their treatment of similar themes, etc.
Example Sentences Including 'comparative literature'
I went to Wesleyan, where I got my B. A. in comparative literature.
Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, a professor of Hispanic and comparative literature at Yale University, agreed.
Washington Times (2002)
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