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Comparative Literature: Comparative Literature

Resources for Comparative Literature

Primary Databases

Comparative Literature is interdisciplinary, exploring the interrelations between national languages and literatures as well as the relationship of literature to other disciplines. The following focus on languages and literatures as such.

  • Literature Resource Center. A potpourri of biographical, bibliographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works, drawn from Gale publications and literary critical journals. Includes some French and German language articles.

Other databases

The following is an eclectic selection of databases whose usefulness depends upon the focus of your project. Others may be found in other subject guides, English or Foreign Languages and Literatures for example.

  • ACLS Humanities E-Book. A collection of e-books chosen by the most important disciplinary societies in their fields.