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World Literature information resources: Additional resources

These resources in World Literature are organized by theme.

Introduction to Literary Theory

Literary Movements

Colonialism and Postcolonialism

Works of literature from specific countries and cultures

Africa

Asia

Britain

Canada

France

Germany

  • Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature [print]

Italy

Latin America

Middle East

Russia

  • Reference Guide to Russian Literature [print]

United States

Travel and Displacement

World Literature for Children

Conflict, Trauma, and Revolution

General websites

  • Introduction to World Literature. A multimedia series that provides a passport to this rich heritage via thirteen works from a range of eras, places, cultures, languages, and traditions.
  • Global Shakespeare. A collaborative open access online project based at MIT. Focusing on Shakespeare as an international figure, the site brings together videos, video clips, articles, and academic commentary from around the world.
  • Index Translationum: UNESCO's searchable bibliography of books translated throughout the world.
  • Words Without Borders: The online magazine for international literature.  Categorized world literature links including websites, journals, and blogs.
  • The Legend of Ponnivala: Major South Indian oral folk epic
  • Routledge Translation Studies Portal: Offers a wide range of online resources and teaching materials, links to key organizations, and showcase of Routledge's  titles in translation and interpreting studies

Associations and organizations

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