Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

The New York Public Library will be closed on Sunday, April 20.

Best of the Web: Arts & Humanities » Literature & Linguistics » Comparative Literature

  • The American Comparative Literature Association, founded in 1960, is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.

  • "The British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), founded in 1975, aims to promote the scholarly study of literature without confinement to national or linguistic boundaries, and in relation to other disciplines. The BCLA's primary interests are in literature, the contexts of literature and the interaction between literatures."

  • An online journal from Purdue University, V.1 (March 1999) to the present.

  • The official journal of the American Literature Association (ACLA). The website contains table of contents and article abstracts for the current issue and article abstracts for recent issues.

  • "Comparative Literature Studies is a journal devoted to the comparative research in literary history, the history of ideas, critical theory, studies between authors, and literary relations withing and beyond the Western tradition."

  • Guides to comparative literature courses and online resources.

  • "Other Voices is an award-winning, electronic journal of cultural criticism published at the University of Pennsylvania. Founded in March 1997, Other Voices regularly publishes provocative essays, interviews, roundtable discussions, lecture transcriptions, audio lectures, multimedia projects, translations and reviews in the arts and humanities."

Chat with a librarian now