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Cervantes Don Quixote Cervantes: Text and Image
Collection of scanned editions of Don Quixote and associated texts focusing on illustrations and critical texts. Created in conjunction with the Ekphrasis in the Age of Cervantes conference hosted by the University of Chicago in 2004.
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Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Spanish Literature
Portuguese Literature
The Chicagoan Vol 7 no 9 The Chicagoan
A jazz-aged magazine, modeled on the New Yorker, that aimed to portray the city as a cultural hub and counter its image as a place of violence and vice. The magazine contains a wealth of material on the literary, cultural, artistic, athletic and social milieu of Chicago between 1926-1934.
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Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Chicago and Illinois
American Literature
American History
EFTS Logo Electronic Full Text Sources (EFTS)
The Library makes available a wide variety of full-text, searchable scholarly texts. A large number are mounted under PhiloLogic, the University of Chicago's Full-Text System.
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Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Literature
Fire!! Modern Poetry
Poetry holds a special place at the University of Chicago Library, particularly after Harriet Monroe presented us with her poetry library, papers and the editorial files of Poetry magazine in 1931. The collection continues to grow, with a particular focus on modern poetry from the Chicago area. Highlights include first editions and manuscripts of works by Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, Marianne Moore and Michael Anania.
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Archives & Manuscripts
Books & Journals
Subjects
Literature
PhiloLogic Logo Philologic Full-text Collection
Searchable full-texts available via the locally-developed Philologic full-text search, retrieval and analysis tool. The collection includes texts from Bibliopolis, Chadwyck-Healey, Alexander Street Press, the ARTFL project and others which cover a variety of humanities disciplines in a variety of languages.
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Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Literature
History
Religion
Not Your Sister (zine) Zines
The zine collection focuses on those related to Chicago, by or about people who have a relationship to the city. Collecting began in 2010.
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Books & Journals
Subjects
Chicago and Illinois
History of Print
Literature