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Germanic Languages & Literatures: Overview

This version of the Germanic Languages & Literatures Research Guide is now superseded. Please visit 10/23/23 CC.

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Historical News

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

German Classics

Goethe in the Roman Campagna Painting by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein

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; digitized collections of primary sources; and Penn dissertations in Germanic Languages and Literatures.

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German Studies Databases

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Library Catalogs


Other European literature databases

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