Germanic Studies

The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète

By Jennifer Akins on February 28, 2019

    The Open Collection – TOC04: Concrète The fourth edition of The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète—explores the materiality of language through works in the collection from the international concrete poetry movement of the late 1950s and 1960s. Both an art and literary form, conc...

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

Attend a Research Workshop to Enhance Your Skills!

By Amanda on January 25, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this spring’s 2019 Workshops @ the Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of seven sessions on topics such as Web Scraping with Python, R for Mere Mortals, and Exploring Visual Collections. Mor...

Libraries’ Essay Competition Offers Cash Prizes to Students

By Julie Hale on January 16, 2019

Reading as a pleasurable act is what Carl Neureuther, a 1940 graduate of the Washington University School of Business, hoped to promote among students when he set up an endowed book fund for the WU Libraries in 1987. Today the fund provides the resources for the annual Neureuther Student Book Col...

Buddenbrooks Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 27, 2018

 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 we...

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

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018

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 ...

Hans-Fallada-Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on December 4, 2018

 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 ...

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

By Brian Vetruba on November 20, 2018

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 an...

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Handbuch–NEW eREFERENCE

By Brian Vetruba on November 5, 2018

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 h...