Definition of comparatist in English:


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Pronunciation: /kəmˈparətɪst


  • A person who carries out comparative study, especially of language or literature.
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    • The MLA Publications Committee has also launched a new series, ‘World Literatures Reimagined,’ aimed specifically at comparatists.
    • Over the last few years, interest in literary predecessors has justifiably fallen into disfavor among comparatists for being Eurocentric and essentialist.
    • In general terms, membership affords the opportunity and context for association with comparatists throughout the world representing diverse interests, perspectives, and methods of inquiry.

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