Comparative Literature

Portuguese Literary Award Winners from Portugal

By Daria Carson-Dussan on July 27, 2017

  As primeiras coisas/Amaral, Bruno Vieira, 1978-. First novel. Winner of the Prémio  literário Fernando Namora and the Prémio Livro Time Out. Winner of the Prémio José Saramago   Os memoráveis : romance/Jorge, Lídia. Novel. Winner of the Prémio Urbano Tavares Rodrigues.   Passagens/Gersão, Teoli...

Italian Literary Prize Winners added to the Collection

By Daria Carson-Dussan on July 19, 2017

L’ultimo arrivato/ Balzano, Marco. Winner of the Premio Campiello literary prize. Niente è come te /Rattaro, Sara. Winner of the Bancarella literary prize. Terre rare /Veronesi, Sandro. Winner of Bagutta literary prize La Ferocia/Lagioia, Nicola.Winner of the Premio Strega literary prize &a...

New French Literature Titles

By Daria Carson-Dussan on July 6, 2017

Hello, Below is a list of new French Literature Titles from our 2017 Amalivre Approval Plan. Some titles of interest include Mathieu Belezi’s grisly novel Le pas suspendu de la révolte.  Read the brief review in La Vie. Or, more deeply explore Francophone African Literature in La question du pica...

Brian away, July 4-24, 2017

By Brian Vetruba on June 29, 2017

I will be out of the office from July 4-24, 2017. You’re more than welcome to email me during my absence but I will not be able to answer email until after my return. For immediate reference assistance during my absence, please contact the Olin Library Reference Desk at 314-935-5410 or http://lib...

New Books in Translation Studies & Semantics, March-April 2017

By Brian Vetruba on May 15, 2017

A  list of new books on Translation Studies and Semantics especially relevant for Comparative Literature in call number order. Click on the link for the call number and availability.  For additional new books relevant to Comparative Literature, see the other posts in New Books in Comparative Lite...

London Review of Books–AVAILABLE ONLINE

By Brian Vetruba on April 21, 2017

The Libraries now subscribe to the online version of the London Review of Books (LRB). “The LRB is Europe’s leading magazine of books and ideas. Published twice a month, it provides a space for some of the world’s best writers to explore a wide variety of subjects in exhilarating detail – f...