Comparative Literature

University Libraries Participate in New Onsite Borrowing Pilot Program

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 29, 2018

Washington University participates in the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) SHARES program, which allows the University Libraries to borrow and lend items via interlibrary loan at a reduced cost and provides access to a wide variety of collections that might not be eligible for interlibrary...

Register Now for Fall 2018 Workshops at the Library

By Julie Hale on August 27, 2018

Please join us this semester for Workshops at the Library, an exciting series of one-hour, research-oriented sessions offered in Olin Library. The workshops are taught by library staff members across units and cover topics such as  data management, video editing, citation management with Zotero, ...

Periodicals from Around the World Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals from Around the World collection is comprised of titles with international interest, published within and outside of the United States, from 1691-1880. The titles represent the continued influence of colonialism on literature, fashions, and politics throughout the world. The colle...

Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies Collection documents literature of the British Empire, specifically focusing on colonial North America. Many of the periodicals were printed in Europe, Canada or appear as publications reissued in America. A few titles come from Asia. Notable...

Germania Litteraria Mediaevalis Francigena — NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

The Germania Litteraria Mediaevalis Francigena is a seven-volume reference work providing a comprehensive overview of language elements, poetic forms and genres, motifs, themes and works of German and Dutch medieval literature that were derived from French influences and models. An international ...

Literary Periodicals from American Antiquarian Society (AAS)

By Array on July 31, 2018

This collection contains periodicals covering American literary trends and traditions such as American Literary Periodicals, 1782-1834 which focuses on American literary movement and higher forms of literature and literary criticism, as it distinguished itself from European literary traditions, A...

American Foreign Language Periodicals Collection

By Matthew on July 31, 2018

This collection includes periodicals published in foreign languages primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. These publications cut across subjects such as religion, literature, and politics, and both speak to and reflect the interests and concerns of the immigrant and ethnic communities of th...

Literature Criticism Online — NEW DATABASE

By Matthew on July 30, 2018

Literature Criticism Online is a compilation of numerous literary criticism journals that discuss the various types and trends in literary criticism. Includes access to the journals: Children’s Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, ...

New Print in Language and Literature, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 27, 2018

 Click here to download an Excel file of new print titles in Language and Literature (call number range PA to PT) and other titles relevant to Comparative Literature added to the WU Libraries in May-June, 2018.  The list includes American Literature , Arabic Literature, Classics, English Literatu...