Mind your languages

New library resources on modern languages and world literature. Maintained by Elise Wong, the librarian subject selector
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The Decameron : a new translation, contexts, criticism / Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated and edited by Wayne A. Rebhorn

Dante : a very short introduction / Peter Hainsworth and David Robey.

Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century / Tace Hedrick.

The Cambridge companion to French literature / edited by John D. Lyons.

Alcohol and nationhood in nineteenth-century Mexico / Deborah Toner.

The Routledge handbook of contemporary Italy : history, politics, society / edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini and Giuseppe A. Veltri

The Cambridge introduction to French literature / Brian Nelson.

Mario Vargas Llosa : a life of writing / by Raymond Leslie Williams.

Courtesy lost : Dante, Boccaccio, and the literature of history / Kristina M. Olson.

Cognitive linguistics and lexical change : motion verbs from Latin to Romance / Natalya I. Stolova, Colgate University.

Binominal quantifiers in Spanish : conceptually-driven analogy in diachrony and synchrony / Katrien Dora Verveckken.

Before they were Titans : essays on the early works of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy / edited with an introduction by Elizabeth Cheresh Allen.

An atmospherics of the City : Baudelaire and the poetics of noise / Ross Chambers.

Roma voices in the German-speaking world / Lorely French.

Poetry as a way of life : aesthetics and askesis in the German eighteenth century / Gabriel Trop.

Memory, war, and dictatorship in recent Spanish fiction by women / Sarah Leggott.

Madrid's forgotten avant-garde : between essentialism and modernity / Silvina Schammah Gesser.

Lyric in the Renaissance : from Petrarch to Montaigne / Ullrich Langer.

The forest in medieval German literature : ecocritical readings from a historical perspective / Albrecht Classen.

Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy ; translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz ; edited with an introduction by Gary Saul Morson.

I am the beggar of the world : landays from contemporary Afghanistan / translated and presented by Eliza Griswold ; photographs by Seamus Murphy.

The Japanese lover : a novel / Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson.

Dante in context / edited by Zygmunt G. Barański and Lino Pertile.

Tagore and the feminine : a journey in translations / edited by Malashri Lal

Death by water / Kenzaburo Oe ; translated from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm