DESCRIPTION: Jetzt mit 44 neuen Symbolen. ‚Sieben’, ‚Esel’ oder ‚Zwerg’ – nur drei Wörter? Oft steckt hinter den Zahlen, Farben oder Pflanzen, Tieren, Orten oder Dingen ein weiterer Sinn. In über 450 Artikeln erläutert das Lexikon die wichtigsten literarischen Symbole und deren Bedeutungen – von der griechisch-römischen bis hin zur Gegenwartsliteratur. Mit vielen Beispielen unverzichtbar für die Textinterpretation.
I will be out of the office: Jan. 29-Feb. 3, 2015. Please feel free to email me during this time and I'll answer your email upon my return. If you were planning on coming to my office hours on Feb. 3rd, please contact me to set up another time.
A digital collection from the Biblioteca Palafoxiana
Felicidades to the Colegio de Mexico Library and Puebla's Biblioteca Palafoxiana on their joint project of making the Palafoxiana catalog of rare/unique holdings is accessible.
The Palofoxiana was founded in 1646 in Puebla, Mexico and has more than 41,000 books and manuscripts ranging from 15th to 20th century. The digital collection contains items of the first books printed in Mexico before 1601 and represents some of the first printings of the New World. Titles in the digital collection are from the following institutions Biblioteca Palofoxiana in Puebla, Biblioteca Lafragua, Biblioteca Franciscana, Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas and the Cushing Library at Texas A&M.
Starting Jan. 20, 2015, my drop-in office hours this semester will be TUESDAYS, 11:00am-12:00pm in the German Dept. Lounge/Library (Ridgley 319). As always, I am more than happy to meet with anyone outside my scheduled hours too. Please contact me to set up an appointment.
Also, feel free to approach me with questions or concerns any time you see me in Ridgley or in Olin.
When you're in Olin, feel free to stop by at my office on level 1: room 124 which is near the print reference collection. You can ask for me at the Help Desk or knock on my door.
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