What distinguishes Comparative Literature from Western University - Canada from similar programs across the country (Toronto, Alberta, Montreal...) is the insistent focus on critical theory, postcolonial literature, East-West cultural relationships and inter-media studies (particularly visual art and film).
Graduates with Comparative Literature from Western University - Canada will:
- define their own research areas and critical perspectives
- be employed as Teaching Assistants.
- Erotomachia: The Battle of the Sexes from Aristophanes to Spike Lee
- The Nineteenth Century Novel: From Literature to Adaptation
- From Language to Writing to Writing Systems
- The Uncanny and the Fantastic
- Writing the Medieval Body
- Testimony, Memory, Fiction
- Life-Support: Literature and Environmentalism
- Intermediality: Book to Film
- Propaedeutics for Comparatists
- Why (and how) are things similar?: Analogy, Example, Metaphor, Taxonomy
- Nineteenth-Century Cities: Berlin, London, Paris
- The Bible and Literature
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Honours B.A. degree.
- A minimum average of B+ (78%) for the last two years of study.
- In addition to proficiency in English, the M.A. Program requires for admission proficiency – at a level sufficient to read original texts and pursue graduate-level work – in a language in which research can be supported by the Program's core faculty (please see ELP requirements below).
- Biographical information
- Contact information
- Statement of academic intent
- Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
- Professional background
- Referee information
- Proficiency in English Scores
- Application fee
- A sample of written work
- List of publications
International12656 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 12 months.
National4240 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 12 months.
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