Comparative Literature Collection Description

This collection is maintained by the Modern Languages & Linguistics Library.

The Comparative Literature Collection supports the stated mission of the Program in Comparative Literature, namely to provide an analysis of literary theory through research and teaching undertaken in close cooperation with departments which deal with the literary works of individual languages. The field is also of interest to the departments of English, Classics, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, and also to Asian, African, Latin American, Slavic and Western European Studies. The collection is composed of 6,000 volumes. Reference works and a core collection are held in the Modern Languages and Linguistics Library, and the majority is in the Bookstacks, the English Library, the Slavic and East European Library, Reference Library, Classics Library, the Asian Library, Rare Book and Special Collections Library, and the Undergraduate Library.

Version Date: May, 2007