Forum for Comparative Literature

Researching the Republic of Letters from Scandinavian Perspectives

Based at the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL) of Lund University, our research group aims to foster close collaboration among scholars across language sections and promote interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies in Sweden and beyond.

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Publication of Komplitt special issue

It is with great pleasure to announce that our special issue, "Cultural Resonance and the Echo Chamber of Reading", with Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue canadienne de littérature comparée, has officially been published as the belated 47.4 (2020) issue!

Research Position at U.Bielefeld

Universität Bielefeld-The Collaborative Research Center 1288 “Practices of Comparing”, Sub-project F02 “Greenwich Meridian of Literature? The Nobel Prize as a Global Standard of Comparison”, offers a part-time. Swedish required.

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Special Issue: Cultural Resonance and the Echo Chamber of Reading

This project results from the collaboration between our Komplitt research group at Lund and several international contacts based in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, and the UK. It broadly investigates the relationship between literature and sound (both as a physical phenomenon and metaphor), and proposes a few methodological possibilities of "listening" as reading in our studies of Comparative Literature.

Book review: Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between Visibility and Invisibility

Komplitt member Shuangyi Li's review of a recent book on translation and literature in East Asia has just been published in the journal Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies.

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