German Language and Literature

Resources, both online and elsewhere, for the German language and literature.

Tools of Literary Research in German

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Literary Theory

Online resources:

Selected Books:

  • The Johns Hopkins guide to literary theory and criticism.    General Reference PN 81 .J554 1994
  • Theory after theory : an intellectual history of literary theory from 1950 to the early 21st century.  D-level Blue Labels PN 94 .B57 2010
  • Encyclopedia of literary critics and criticism.     General Reference PN 75.E53 E53 1999
  • A glossary of contemporary literary theory.     General Reference PN 44.5.H37 2000
  • Literary theory : the basics.  D-level Blue Labels PN 94.B47 2008
  • Literary theory : an introduction (new edition) by Terry Eagleton.    D-level Blue Labels PN 94.E2 2008
  • Literary theory : a practical introduction. D-level Blue Labels PN 45.R93 2007

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Literature--History and Criticism--Theory