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A Guide to Comparative Literature

Research Guide to support Comparative Literature at Washington University.

Subject Librarian

Brian Vetruba
Olin Library, Level 1; Rm. 124
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Recommend a Book, DVD, Journal, etc. for purchase

We're eager to hear what you need! Please email Brian with any of your recommendations or fill out the appropriate form: books, DVDs ; journals.


Welcome to the Research Guide for Comparative Literature

The primary purpose of this research guide is to assist students and faculty in Washington University's Committee on Comparative Literature in conducting research; and using the Libraries' resources and services. Given the cross-national and interdisciplinary aspects of CompLit, you may also want to visit the other Subject Research Guides. In particular:

Recommended research guides to consult (click for list)

I hope you find this guide easy to use. Please email Brian Vetruba if you have any questions about this guide or anything related to the Libraries' services or resources

Comparative Literature and Literary Studies Journals with BrowZine

See all Comparative Literature and Arts & Humanities titles in BrowZine.

Selected New Resources -- Books, Guides, Databases

For complete lists of new books, and e-resources:

Library News for Comparative Literature