Washington University Libraries invite you to a talk by Ann Lucas Birle, research historian at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, about her book Thomas Jefferson’s Granddaughter in Queen Victoria’s England: The Travel Diary of Ellen Wayles Coolidge, 1838-1839 and about the discovery of books once owned by Thomas Jefferson, in Washington University Libraries’ collections.
WU Libraries now has access to current issues of the following e-journals in Project Muse. Click on the links below to access issues or for more information.
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies (1524-8429) Published by Penn State University Press. Drawing upon a broad base of critical theories and applying these to a wide range of literary genres, contributors reward us with daring interpretations, such as a mathematical reading of triangles in Robert Frost’s poetry or an “engaged Buddhist response to trauma” reading of Le Ly Hayslip’s Child of War, Woman of Peace. More info
Eugene O'Neill Review (1040-9483). Published by Penn State University. Eugene O’Neill’s entire life revolved around the stage, and his productivity as a dramatist—some twenty long plays in less than twenty-five years (1920–1943)—remains a remarkable achievement. More info.
Pushkin Review (1526-1476)The Pushkin Review is a bi-lingual, peer-reviewed journal published annually in print and online by the North American Pushkin Society, in cooperation with the International Pushkin Society. The journal features new scholarly articles, translations of Pushkin, reprints of hard-to-obtain Pushkiniana, and book reviews. More info
German Studies Review (0149-7952)German Studies Review (GSR) is the scholarly journal of the German Studies Association (GSA), the world’s largest academic association devoted to the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study of the German-speaking countries. More info
Hispanófila (0018-2206) Hispanófila, a journal that accepts essays on any literary, linguistic, or cultural topic dealing with the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds, appears three times a year. More info
Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism (0888-3202) The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism was founded in 1986 at the University of Kansas, Department of Theatre, and publishes full-length articles that contribute to the varied conversations in dramatic theory and criticism, explore the relationship between theory and theatre practice, and/or examine the body of work by an individual author or a recent theoretical or critical trend. More info.
Ecotone (1553-1775) Since a year after its founding, in 2005, Ecotone is one of only two literary magazines in the United States to have had its work reprinted in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Best American Science and Nature Writing, PEN / O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Pushcart Prize. More info.
Anales Galdosianos (0569-9924)Anales Galdosianos, in collaboration with the International Association of Galdós Scholars, is published once a year, and contains articles, reviews and documents, in Spanish or English, on the life and works of Benito Pérez Galdós and other 19th-century authors, as well as the intellectual and cultural history of Galdós's Spain. More info.
Renaissance Drama (0486-3739)Renaissance Drama is an annual publication dedicated to the investigation of traditional canons of drama, as well as to the exploration of the significance of performance, broadly construed, in early modern cultures. Each volume presents essays that question or apply newer forms of interpretation on the study of early modern plays, theater, and performance. More info.
A full-text searchable database of articles on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. It also treats related persons and fields that have been shaped by or have themselves shaped literary theory and criticism. Each entry includes a selective primary and secondary bibliography.
Jeffrey Trzeciak, university librarian at McMaster University, has been appointed as university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis. He will be replacing Shirley K. Baker who is set to retire June 30, 2012.