Welcome

This guide is the Comparative Edition of Literary Research in Harvard Libraries, and describes strategies for conducting research on topics in Comparative Literature. 

Several of the pages here are reproduced from Literary Research in Harvard Libraries, which covers many of the techniques you'll want to use but focuses primarily on anglophone literature:

Tools for Close Reading

Tools that Contextualize

Tools for Tracing Scholarly Conversations

You'll also find two additional pages that are particularly important for comparatists: 

Literary Theory

Foreign Language Literature

And then one more page of extremely useful shortcuts, also reproduced from Literary Research in Harvard Libraries:

Research Shortcuts & Writing Links