Comparative Literature

What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 2

By joelminor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

What is the Word: Celebrating Samuel Beckett – Day 1

By joelminor on November 15, 2019

On November 7 and 8, 2019, Washington University celebrated the prose, poetry, drama, translations, correspondence and archives of Samuel Beckett, with a colloquium that included presentations, readings and performances by faculty, students and visiting scholars. The colloquium was held in Olin L...

Recently added eBook: World Literature and Dissent

By Kristine Helbling on October 2, 2019

World Literature and Dissent Burns, Lorna, and Katie Muth, editors. World Literature and Dissent. Routledge, 2019. In this edited volume, Lorna Burns and Katie Muth (English and American Literature, PhD, 2010), present a varied collection of essays whose authors explore the role of dissent in con...

Peruvian and Andean Title Selections

By Daria Carson-Dussan on March 6, 2019

Peruvian vendors and publishers are relative newcomers to FIL with 15 publishing houses represented at FIL.  Below are some selections made from Universidad de Lima, Universidad del Pacifico and Universidad Ricardo Palma and others from this section of the Feria. These titles are being processed ...

book covers from Argentina Ampersand publisher

Ediciones Ampersand and more from Argentina

By Daria Carson-Dussan on March 6, 2019

Titles from Argentinan Publishers including Ediciones Ampersand acquired at Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara Search for specific titles via the library catalog Barbier, F., & Safatle, P. (2015). Historia de las bibliotecas: de Alejandría a las bibliotecas virtuales. Buenos Aires: ...

The Raymond Federman Papers

By Analeah Rosen on February 13, 2019

Raymond Federman – novelist, poet, critic, translator – was nothing if not prolific. And now, his literary papers are fully processed and available to researchers, students, and members of the general public. To celebrate this major addition to the Modern Literature Collection, we present a very ...