Explore a range of literatures from around the world translated into English, and gain an exceptionally broad perspective on different literary genres, periods, themes and movements.
By studying comparative literature at St Andrews, you will gain insight into the importance of translation work and how to read across cultures. The literature studied is translated from Arabic, Persian, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.
The School of Modern Languages has research and teaching expertise in seven different languages. The Department of Comparative Literature within the School has subject specialists who lead classes on a broad range of different literary genres.
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