Audionarratology : interfaces of sound and narrative (2016)–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on July 20, 2018

Audionarratology : interfaces of sound and narrative / edited by Jarmila Mildorf and Till Kinzel. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016] SUMMARY: Audionarratology is a new ‘postclassical’ narratology that explores interfaces of sound, voice, music and narrative in different media and ac...

Stefan-Zweig-Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on July 20, 2018

 Stefan-Zweig-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Arturo Larcati, Klemens Renoldner und Martina Wörgötter. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2018] SUMMARY: This handbook fully updates research on Stefan Zweig and, for the first time, presents his life, work, and impact in the context of cultural history. Z...

Still from "Won by a Sweet"

Libraries Awarded NFPF Grant to Preserve Rare Promotional Film

By ksinger on July 19, 2018

The Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive has received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) to preserve Won by a Sweet, a rare silent 16mm promotional film from 1929. The film was produced by R.P. Young Productions for the National Confectioners’ Assoc...

African American Newspapers–NEW DATABASE

By Array on July 19, 2018

African American Newspapers contains a wealth of information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and c...

New titles in Contemporary German Literature Collection, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 19, 2018

146 titles were added to Contemporary German Literature Collection in May-June, 2018. Titles include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, secondary literature, biographies, and more. Most were published in 2018. Matthias Göritz’s Parker: Roman. München : C.H. Beck, 2018 is one of the new ...

Hotch at 100: Last Clear Chance

By William Youngblood on July 18, 2018

After making a name for himself in live television with his adaptations of “The Battler” and other Hemingway stories, writer, philanthropist and Washington University alumnus A. E. Hotchner enjoyed a long and prolific career bringing original projects to the stage and screen. In this ...

Video of Declaration of Independence Talk Available Online

By ksinger on July 17, 2018

On July 3, 2018, at John M. Olin Library, David Konig, professor of law and professor emeritus of history at Washington University in St. Louis, spoke about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the importance of Washington University Libraries’ rare copy of the document.

Libraries Announce Publication of ‘Kastra’ on Open Scholarship

By Emily Stenberg on July 17, 2018

The Washington University Libraries are pleased to announce the publication of Kastra: Architecture and Culture in the Aegean Archipelago through Digital Library Publishing Services (DLPS) on the Open Scholarship repository. The author Constantine E. (Dinos) Michaelides began as an assistant prof...