Studies in Comparative Literature are produced in close collaboration with the British Comparative Literature Association, and range widely across comparative and theoretical topics in literary and translation studies, accommodating research at the interface between different artistic media and between the humanities and the sciences.

Editorial Committee:

  • Professor Duncan Large, British Centre for Literary Translation, University of East Anglia (Chair from Jan 2015)
  • Professor Stephen Bann, University of Bristol (Chair until Jan 2015)
  • Dr Emily Finer, University of St Andrews
  • Dr Dorota Goluch, Cardiff University
  • Professor Elinor Shaffer, School of Advanced Study, London

35 Oscar Wilde and the Simulacrum: The Truth of Masks
Giles Whiteley  
34 Leopardi and Shelley: Discovery, Translation and Reception
Daniela Cerimonia  
33 Byron, Shelley, and Goethe’s Faust: An Epic Connection
Ben Hewitt  
32 Samuel Butler against the Professionals: Rethinking Lamarckism 1860–1900
David Gillott  
31 Exile and Nomadism in French and Hispanic Women’s Writing
Kate Averis  
30 Likenesses: Translation, Illustration, Interpretation
Matthew Reynolds
29 Iris Murdoch and Elias Canetti: Intellectual Allies
Elaine Morley
28 The Realist Author and Sympathetic Imagination
Sotirios Paraschas
27 Comparative Literature in Britain: National Identities, Transnational Dynamics 1800-2010
Joep Leerssen with Elinor Shaffer  
26 Architecture, Travellers and Writers: Constructing Histories of Perception 1640-1950
Anne Hultzsch  
25 Prometheus in the Nineteenth Century: From Myth to Symbol
Caroline Corbeau-Parsons
24 Borges and Joyce: An Infinite Conversation
Patricia Novillo-Corvalán
23 The Art of Comparison: How Novels and Critics Compare
Catherine Brown
22 Rethinking the Concept of the Grotesque: Crashaw, Baudelaire, Magritte
Shun-Liang Chao
21 Blake, Lavater and Physiognomy
Sibylle Erle
20 Aestheticism and the Philosophy of Death: Walter Pater and Post-Hegelianism
Giles Whiteley
19 Yeats and Pessoa: Parallel Poetic Styles
Patricia Silva McNeill
18 Turning into Sterne: Viktor Shklovskii and Literary Reception
Emily Finer
17 Alienation and Theatricality: Diderot after Brecht
Phoebe von Held
16 Imagining Jewish Art: Encounters with the Masters in Chagall, Guston, and Kitaj
Aaron Rosen
15 Platonic Coleridge
James Vigus
14 Henry James and the Second Empire
Angus Wrenn
13 Moving Scenes: The Aesthetics of German Travel Writing on England 1783-1830
Alison E. Martin
12 Wanderers Across Language: Exile in Irish and Polish Literature of the Twentieth Century
Kinga Olszewska
11 Singing Poets: Literature and Popular Music in France and Greece
Dimitris Papanikolaou
10 The Fantastic in France and Russia in the Nineteenth Century: In Pursuit of Hesitation
Claire Whitehead
9 Dilettantism and its Values: From Weimar Classicism to the fin de siècle
Richard Hibbitt
8 The Anatomy of Laughter
Edited by Toby Garfitt, Edith McMorran and Jane Taylor
7 Neither a Borrower: Forging Traditions in French, Chinese and Arabic Poetry
Richard Serrano
6 Treny: The Laments of Kochanowski
Translated by Adam Czerniawski and with an introduction by Donald Davie
5 Marguerite Yourcenar: Reading the Visual
Nigel Saint
4 Metaphor and Materiality: German Literature and the World-View of Science 1780-1955
Peter D. Smith
3 Aeneas Takes the Metro: The Presence of Virgil in Twentieth-Century French Literature
Fiona Cox
2 Hölderlin and the Dynamics of Translation
Charlie Louth
1 Breeches and Metaphysics: Thackeray’s German Discourse
S. S. Prawer