Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library–NEW DATABASE

By Brian Vetruba on April 22, 2016

 The WU Libraries have purchased Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library,  a full text database from Gale. The database includes multiple search, downloading, and printing options. SUMMARY: Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library (1475-1900) is the first full-text searchab...

American Fiction, 1774-1920–NEW DATABASE

By Brian Vetruba on April 22, 2016

 The WU Libraries have purchased American Fiction, 1774-1920, a full text database from Gale. The database includes multiple search, downloading, and printing options. SUMMARY OF THE DATABASE: American Fiction, 1774-1920 encompasses prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the ea...

Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on April 22, 2016

  Routledge handbook of Asian theatre / edited by Siyuan Liu. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. SUMMARY: Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing a...

Margaret and Margaret: Two Women of Color Breaking Barriers in Law

By Karisa Tavassoli, WU Class of 2016 on April 21, 2016

On 29 March 1943 Margaret Bush Wilson became the second Black woman lawyer in Missouri. In 1948 she became the first black woman from St. Louis to run for Congress. She founded the Model Housing Development Corporation of St. Louis. In June 1968 she was appointed Director of the St. Louis Model C...

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2016 French Literature Titles from Amalivre (Touzot)

By Daria Carson-Dussan on April 20, 2016

    New French Literature Titles from Amalivre Carnet de notes / Pierre Bergounioux. Ultima necat / Philippe Muray ; édition établie par Anne Sefrioui. An tan révolisyon : elle court, elle court la liberté = An tan révolisyon : libèté, sékouriika… = In J.M.G. Le Clézio : explorate...

List of recent RLL requests and monograph orders

By Daria Carson-Dussan on April 20, 2016

Sellers set up books at the Paris book fair, Thursday March 20, 2014. The 2014 Paris Book Fair is to showcase Argentina’s literature, with a delegation of 30 writers. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Romance Languages & Literatures 2016 Firm Orders Aire de Dylan/Vila-Matas, Enrique. Carlos Br...

WU Libraries Partners with MADCO for “Freedom”

By Jody Mitori on April 19, 2016

Washington University Libraries is excited to announce its participation in “Freedom,” an innovative arts collaboration with the award-winning Modern American Dance Company (MADCO), the professional dance company in residence at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. MADCO is known for i...

New Books in other Humanities and Social Science topics, March 2016

By Brian Vetruba on April 18, 2016

A selected lists of new books especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  If you’re having trouble find a book, please ask at the Olin Help Desk or contact Brian                    Big data, little data, no data : s...