Comparative Literature

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...

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Victorian Literature — NEW DATABASE

By Matthew on July 26, 2018

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Victorian Literature provides expert recommendations on the best works available in Victorian Literature; from a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set. Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the field.  The ...

Oxford Bibliographies Online: British and Irish Literature

By Array on July 26, 2018

Oxford Bibliographies Online:  British and Irish Literature  contains expert recommendations on the best works available in British and Irish literature; from a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, or an archive. Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the fiel...

New Books–Poetry, Film, and Television, May-June 2018

By Brian Vetruba on July 24, 2018

A selected list of new books covering Poetry, Film, and Television. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in May-June, 2018.                     Objects observed : the poetry of things in twentieth-century France and America / John C. Stout. Toronto : University of Tor...