University of Barcelona

Literary Theory and Comparative Literature



To acquire a comprehensive grounding in the theoretical and practical aspects of literature, looked at from a universal and comparative perspective. The degree builds students' skills in the fields of literary theory and criticism, encouraging them to enquire and reflect, to acquire specific analytical skills and to apply aspects of genre theory, hermeneutics, poetics, rhetoric and the methodology of comparative literature. This background will provide excellent training for literary research.

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