This guide contains links to some dictionaries, books, and other resources to help beginner to intermediate language learners. This is not an exhaustive guide to foreign language resources at Thompson Library; We also have access to many historical sources and academic research in other languages. If you have any questions or can't find what you need, please ask a librarian!
[e-book] The Routledge Dictionary of Cultural References in Modern French is the ideal reference for all students of French seeking to enhance their understanding of the French language. Key features: a broad range of cultural references from the historical and literary to the popular and classical, with an in-depth analysis of punning mechanisms.
General interest Spanish-language database. Includes content from the arts, sports, health, current events, and other popular themes.
Referencia Latina's intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers and newswires from 8 Latin American countries. Includes:
?More than 150 multidisciplinary reference books More than 50 general interest magazines More than 2,500 health reports More than 1 million images with captions in Spanish
Collections of works by Brecht, Goethe, Kafka, Schiller, and others.
Includes these collections, which may be searched separately:
Bertolt Brechts Werke: The dramatic, poetical and theoretical texts of Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956) Die Deutsche Lyrik in Reclams Universal-Bibliothek: Covers almost 500 years of German lyric poetry and includes the work of over 500 authors from the 15th to the 20th century. Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker: Regarded throughout the world as the premier collection of German writing. Goethes Werke: The definitive, Weimar edition of the works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), originally published between the years 1887 and 1919, together with separately-published supplements of Goethe's letters and conversations. Kafkas Werke: A critical edition of the complete works of Franz Kafka (1883-1924). Schillers Werke: Comprises the complete works of Friedrich von Schiller, including his poetry and plays, the translations, minor prose works, historical and philosophical writings, letters to and from Schiller and the Conversations.