A degree in Comparative Literature
allows you to develop an understanding of the depth and breadth of literature, and to practise the skills needed for a confident and effective reading of literary and non-literary texts.
With a Major
in Comparative Literature
at University of Illinois
your optional and core modules will have included The Novel in 18th-Century Europe, Entertainment Cultures in Greece and Rome, Introducing Literary Theories, an Introduction to French Thought, German Literature from Luther to Goethe, Post-Colonial Literature & Theory, Surrealism, American Studies, Roman Drama, Modernist Fiction, Writing & Politics and Culture & Identity in Spanish America.