Research in German Studies
This is a brief list of useful subject specific research sources available in Wesleyan's libraries and on the Internet. It is intended to provide a starting point for research in German, sufficient for basic research needs. For more extensive research needs, you can ask for a personal research session with a librarian.
Introductions and Overviews
- The Cambridge History of German Literature (1997)
Olin Stacks PT91 .C36 1997. With signed essays on periods of German literature, this work includes a 75-page bibliographic section with selected titles organized by the time periods covered in the essays.
- A Companion to German Literature: From 1500 to the Present (1997)
Olin Stacks PT236 .S55 1997. Nine narrative chapters, organized by genre, provide a history of German literature within the wider context of German culture.
- Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics
Cambridge Collections Online offers introductory "companions" in the humanities, including German culture and literature. Examples include The Cambridge Companion to German Romanticism, The Cambridge Companion to Brecht, the Cambridge Companion to the Modern German Novel, The Cambridge Companion to Kafka, and so on.