King’s College London

Comparative Literature

King’s College London
A London (Inghilterra)

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Tipologia Master
Luogo London (Inghilterra)
Inizio 03/09/2019
  • Master
  • London (Inghilterra)
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Study literature from six different continents covering over 2,500 years,comparing literatures from across the world, written in many different languages, in different cultures from antiquity to the present.
We offer a unique range of courses from classical Greek and Latin right up to twenty-first century European, Asian, Middle-Eastern, African, American and Pacific literature.
You will also have the opportunity to develop your language skills.
The course information sheet is a printable version of the information on this web page, which you can download here.

Key benefits
Exceptional geographical and historical range of literature options.
Staff who are leading experts in European and World Literatures.
Thematic approaches.
Opportunity to study modules from across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Located in the heart of London, close to libraries and cultural institutions.
An internationally respected MA that offers a springboard to further study.

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Dove e quando
Inizio Luogo
03 set 2019
Strand, WC2R 2LS, London, Inghilterra
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Inizio 03 set 2019
Strand, WC2R 2LS, London, Inghilterra
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

Comparative Literature


Year 1 Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits. Required Modules

You are required to take:

  • Theorizing Comparative Literature across Cultures: Contemporary Debates (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (60 credits)
Optional Modules

In addition, you are required to take five modules totalling 100 credits from a range of options from within the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. At least 60 of these should be from the list of comparative literature modules that may typically include:

  • The World Novel (20 credits)
  • Culture, Dissent & the Arab Spring (20 credits)
  • Surrealism & Visuality (20 credits)
  • Melancholia & Hypochondria (20 credits)
  • CP Cavafy: the Making of a Modernist (20 credits)
  • Queer Connections: Male-Male Desire & the Classical Past (20 credits)
  • Translation, Colonialism, Postcolonialism (20 credits)
  • Myth after Slavery (20 credits)
  • Reading Emotions (20 credits)

If you are a part-time student, you will take Theorizing Comparative Literature across Cultures: Contemporary Debates in your first year and your dissertation in your second.  Ini addition, you will take 60 credits of optional modules in your first year, and a further 40 in your second.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.