Buddenbrooks Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 27, 2018 in Germanic Studies

 Buddenbrooks-Handbuch / Nicole Mattern, Stefan Neuhaus (Hg.) Stuttgart : J.B. Metzler, 2018. SUMMARY: “Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie” (1901) legte den Grundstein für Thomas Manns außergewöhnliche Karriere als Schriftsteller und Repräsentant der deutschen Literatur und Kultur weltweit. Der Roman zählt nicht nur zu den nobelpreisgekrönten und meistgelesenen, sondern auch zu den meistinterpretierten Texten der deutschsprachigen Literatur. […]

Nexus : essays in German Jewish studies. Volume 4–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018 in Germanic Studies

Nexus : essays in German Jewish studies. Volume 4 / edited by William Collins Donahue (University of Notre Dame) and Martha B. Helfer (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). Rochester, NY : Camden House, an imprint of Boydell and Brewer Inc., 2018. “Nexus is the official publication of the biennial German Jewish Studies Workshop, […]

Hans-Fallada-Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018 in Germanic Studies

 Hans-Fallada-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Gustav Frank und Stefan Scherer. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2018]. SUMMARY: This handbook sheds light upon the complete works of Hans Fallada, who was a representative of synthetic modernity in literature, and reveals their connections to medial and social history through the Nazi era. It analyzes his literary creative […]

Journal Gegenwartsliteratur, vol. 17 (2018) AVAILABLE IN OLIN

By Brian Vetruba on November 20, 2018 in Germanic Studies

Vol. 17 (2018) of Gegenwartsliteratur is now available (Call number: PT80 .G44, level B of Olin Library). This journal is edited by Prof. Paul Michael Lützeler and Thomas W. Kniesche. Other faculty members in WU’s Germanic Languages and Literatures Department have also been involved as editors and contributors. Emine Sevgi Özdamar is the focus (Schwerpunkt) for […]

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on November 5, 2018 in Germanic Studies

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Handbuch / herausgegeben von Cornelia Blasberg, Jochen Grywatsch. Boston : De Gruyter, 2018. SUMMARY: Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797–1848) is considered the most important female author writing in German in the 19th century. This manual is devoted to rediscovering her complex literary and musical oeuvre through a combination of general overviews and individual-text […]

New titles in Contemporary German Literature Collection, July-September 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 29, 2018 in Germanic Studies

                    252 titles were added to Contemporary German Literature Collection in July to September 2018. Titles include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, secondary literature, biographies, and more. Most were published in 2018. Click here to download an Excel file of the new titles in call number range PT2660-PT2728 and Contemporary German Literature items with […]

New Print in Language and Literature, July-September 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 29, 2018 in Comparative Literature, Romance Languages & Literatures

Click here to download an Excel file of new print titles in Language and Literature (call number range PA to PZ) and other titles relevant to Comparative Literature added to the WU Libraries in July-September, 2018. The list includes American Literature, Arabic Literature, Chinese Literature, Classics, English Literature, French Literature, German Literature, Japanese Literature, Hebrew Literature, […]

New Print for Germanic Studies–Philosophy, History, Music, Book History, July-Sept. 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 28, 2018 in Germanic Studies

A selected list of new books covering Philosophy, History, Music, and Book History especially relevant for Germanic Studies. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in July-September, 2018. For additional new books relevant to Germanistik/German Studies, see the other posts in New Books in German Studies.                     Aufklärungs-Kritik […]

New Print–Arts (General), Philology, Linguistics, Translation Studies, July-Sept 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 26, 2018 in Comparative Literature

A selected list of new books covering Arts (General), Philology, and Linguistics. For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Literature.                     The Jungian strand in transatlantic modernism / Jay Sherry. New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018];”©2018″ NX180.P7 S54 2018 Transit Belgien : […]

New Print–Comparative Literature, Drama/Theater, Film and Graphic Novels, July-Sept. 2018

By Brian Vetruba on October 26, 2018 in Comparative Literature

A selected list of new books covering Literature (General), Comparative Literature, Drama/Theater, Film, and Graphic Novels. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in July-September, 2018.                     The Cambridge companion to literature and science / edited by Steven Meyer. Cambridge, United Kingdom New York, NY : Cambridge University […]