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Germanic Languages & Literatures: For Graduate Students

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Historical News

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Frankfurter Allgemeine Archive
Online archive of the Frankfurter Allgemeine, 1949-present

German Classics

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Reference Shelf

About this guide

Penn Libraries are home to large collections on the history and languages of the German-speaking world and Northern Europe. Germanic Languages and Literatures resources include databases and indexes; reference works, dictionaries, and bibliographies; graphic novels; the 1896 donation of the Bechstein Library of German literature, with items from the 15th to 19th centuries; digitized collections of primary sources; and Penn dissertations in Germanic Languages and Literatures.

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German Studies Databases

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Primary Sources

Library Catalogs


General Databases

Other European literature databases

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