History, Epistemology, and Interdisciplinarity of Comparative Literature: A Study

Authors

  • Neethu Das. K

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i12.11218

Keywords:

Interdisciplinarity, Comparative Literature, Literary Revival, Methodology, Translation

Abstract

The paper discusses the historical significance of the academic discipline Comparative Literature, focusing on key theorists and their arguments on the methodological nuances of the discipline. The paper distinctly presents the disciplinary associations of Comparative Literature and tries to frame it from a reader’s perspective. The status of Comparative Literature in academia highlighting the historical timeline is discussed along with presenting the crisis the discipline has faced/faces in its methodological approach.

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Author Biography

Neethu Das. K

PhD Research Scholar
Dept. of English and Comparative Literature
Central University of Kerala

Kerala, India

 

 

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Published

28-12-2021

How to Cite

Das. K, N. . (2021). History, Epistemology, and Interdisciplinarity of Comparative Literature: A Study. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 9(12), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i12.11218