One of the most important international bibliographies of German literature, literary history and criticism, as well as language studies. It indexes books, chapters in books, periodical articles and book reviews. Annually edited. The free online database covers the years 1985-1995.
One of the most comprehensive and reliable specialist international bibliographies on German literature from the Enlightenment to the Romantic and pre-revolutionary period - the so-called 'Vormärz.' Each installment records about 5,000 publications in German and other languages. Covers editions of classical authors as well as monographs, contributions in collections and journals, university publications, commemorative volumes and sound recordings. A combined index of names and subjects completes the bibliography. For the authors of the German Classical Age included here, both primary and secondary literature has been recorded. Published annually, the last printed issue was released in 2008. Now supplemented by the comprehensive free online datase "Klassik online" that comprises the printed issues since 1990 as well as the continuation after 2008 and online publications.
The major union of Germanists who work at schools, universities, training centres and research institutions. Encouragesthe discussionabout research, teaching and trainingand maintainsthe connection totheGerman teachersat home andabroad. Provides a lot of information about conferences as well as addresses of Institutes of German Studies worldwide.
An information portal on German and Latin literature of the Middle Ages. Provides a lot of information and links to relevant websites, bibliographic search tools, special resources and databases, manuscripts, news from the area of German Studies researchers etc.
The major database for world literature, covering all areas of modern literatures, languages, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world. While the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian and Swedish. From 1921 to 1955, mostly U.S. publications are indexed. MLA includes over 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and series and consists of over 1.6 million citations for articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, essays, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and Web sites.
A comprehensive dictionary of socialist literature in Germany prior to 1945. It contains about 450 articles, mostly referring to authors. Many of the entries can also be found in the Killy-Encyclopedia; however, this dictionary is a good supplement.
A continuation of Goedeke's Grundriss zur Geschichte der deutschen Dichtung for coverage of nineteenth century German literature. It includes writers who were first published between 1830 and 1880. For major writers, the entries include short biographies and very extensive bibliographies. Also lists unpublished and lost works.
Loose-leaf, multi-volume publication that provides updated information on the biographies, work and influence of German-speaking authors since 1945. Coverage also includes songwriters and film directors. Provides extensive primary and secondary-source bibliographies. For updates after 1999, consult the CD-ROM version of the dictionary.
A very comprehensive and useful guide to contemporary German authors and literature. Provides biographic, bibliographic and monographic information about 750 authors, making it a good alternative to the more extended KLG.
A multi-volume encyclopedia considered one of the most important sources for information about German-language authors. Contains more than 10,000 articles, covering the history of literature in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other German-language regions from the early Middle Ages to the present. Contains biographical and bibliographical data as well as analyses. Vols. 1-12 provide information about authors and their work; vol. 13 and 14 contain information on terms, epochs, genres etc.; vol. 15 contains index.