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The Department of Hebrew & Comparative Literature

Faculty of Humanities I University of Haifa

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Faculty of Humanities I Hebrew & Comparative Literature - Introduction

The Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature offers studies in both Hebrew and world literature. The comparative framework introduces
the student to different cultural trends, theories and genres in the history of literature, and emphasizes the affinities between literary phenomena in a
variety of cultural contexts.

In addition to acquiring knowledge of literary works, students will develop interpretative, analytical and critical skills and enhance their writing
The curriculum of the Department includes two programs:

1.Hebrew Literature
2. Comparative Literature. A student of one program is required to take the equivalent of 12 points from the other program, in order to
facilitate dual, panoramic framework, for conceiving literary texts in wide contexts.