Web Links

(see also author pages for links relating to individual authors)

Resources for German language learners:

https://www.dw.com/de/deutsch-lernen/s-2055

Learning materials provided by Deutsche Welle


http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/german/

BBC website - German learning materials for adult English speakers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/german/

BBC website offering revision exercises for GCSE German


https://www.vorleser.net/

Short audio books in German - legal and free to download

https://annotext.dartmouth.edu/

German literature online: click on a word for the English translation.

A brilliant resource provided by Bruce Duncan, Emeritus Professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire


http://www.dartmouth.edu/~deutsch/Grammatik/Grammatik.html

A Review of German Grammar by Bruce Duncan, Emeritus Professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire


https://dartdrill.dartmouth.edu

German grammar exercises by Bruce Duncan, Emeritus Professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/find-by-topic/

Open Courseware provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (select ‘Humanities’, then ‘Language’, then ‘German’)

https://www.lyrikline.org/en/home/

Major German-language poets read their works aloud. Sometimes includes English translations. Includes Rose Ausländer, Ingeborg Bachmann, Paul Celan, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Durs Grünbein, Hermann Hesse, Ernst Jandl, Barbara Köhler, Friederike Mayröcker, Heiner Müller, Herta Müller.

http://www.linguee.com/

Translation database, based on a corpus of professional EU translations

https://www.thoughtco.com/german-4133073

German learning materials for English speakers

http://www.mein-deutschbuch.de/lernen.php?menu_id=5

Practice your German grammar with online exercises.

Level A1 = Beginners; Level A2 = Elementary

Level B1 = Intermediate; Level B2 = Upper Intermediate/Higher

http://www.nthuleen.com/teach.html

Grammar worksheets provided by American teacher


https://germanstudiesbibliography.wordpress.com/

An interactive bibliography for teachers and lecturers

Resources in German:

https://www.projekt-gutenberg.org/

Free online library of German literature

http://www.zeno.org/

Free online library of German literature

https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sophie/

Sophie: A digital library of works by German-speaking women

https://literaturkritik.de/

Book reviews in German

https://www.dctp.tv/

dctp.tv - online TV channel produced by the German filmmaker and writer Alexander Kluge


https://www1.wdr.de/mediathek/audio/zeitzeichen/index.html

WDR Zeitzeichen - 15 minute radio broadcasts on historical events and persons - highly recommended


https://heartfield.adk.de/

Online collection of the graphic works of John Heartfield


https://www.romarchive.eu/de/

Roma and Sinti cultural archive (in German, English and Romani)

https://www.perlentaucher.de/

Online German cultural magazine

https://www.fischerverlage.de/magazin

Online magazine of S. Fischer Verlag

https://volltext.net/

Monthly magazine for contemporary German-language literature

https://www.literaturport.de/

Literature Portal for Berlin and Brandenburg

https://www.berliner-ensemble.de/

Berlin theatre founded by Bertolt Brecht in 1949


https://www.woerterbuchnetz.de/#0

Search twelve online German specialist dictionaries

https://www.alg.de/

Portal for German literary societies and museums

https://www.dla-marbach.de/

German National Literary Archive in Marbach

https://www.zvdd.de/startseite/

Digitised page scans of German books from 1400 to the present day, produced by the University Library of Göttingen and the German Research Foundation (DFG)


https://www.dwds.de/

Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache. Excellent online dictionary including etymology, synonyms and examples of language in use

Book reviews in English:

https://www.new-books-in-german.com/

Book reviews of contemporary German-language literature

http://www.themodernnovel.org/europe/w-europe/germany/

Book reviews of German novels

http://www.litrix.de/index.html

Online introductions to contemporary German literature (in English, German and Russian)

http://www.readme.cc/projects/readmecc/

European Platform for Literature

https://www.no-mans-land.org/

English translations of new German poetry and fiction


https://exchanges.uiowa.edu/

Exchanges: Journal of Literary Translation. Published by the University of Iowa


Cultural and Research Centres in the UK:

https://www.goethe.de/en/index.html

Goethe Institutes in the UK. Language and cultural centres run by the Federal Republic of Germany


https://www.ogn.ox.ac.uk/

Oxford German Network

https://www.acflondon.org/

Austrian Cultural Forum in London. Cultural Events Programme

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/

Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), London. Free lectures and seminars on German-language literature and culture

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/research-centres/centre-study-contemporary-womens-writing

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing, at the IMLR in London. Contains detailed pages on contemporary women’s writing in German

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/research-centres/ingeborg-bachmann-centre-austrian-literature

Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature, at the IMLR in London

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/research-centres/research-centre-german-and-austrian-exile-studies

Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, at the IMLR in London

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/iges/index.aspx

Institute for German and European Studies (IGES), University of Birmingham

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/cagcr/

Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations, Queen Mary College, University of London

https://www.reading.ac.uk/east-german-studies-archive/

East German Studies Archive, University of Reading

Cultural and Research Centers in the USA:


https://www.goethe.de/ins/us/en/index.html

Goethe Institutes in the USA. Language and cultural centers run by the Federal Republic of Germany


https://cla.umn.edu/austrian

The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis


Cultural Institutions in Germany:

https://www.buchmesse.de/en

Frankfurter Buchmesse; Frankfurt Book Fair (every October)


https://www.leipziger-buchmesse.de/

Leipziger Buchmesse; Leipzig Book Fair (every March)

https://www.pen-deutschland.de/en/

German PEN Center

Academic Journals:

https://englishgoethesociety.org/

The English Goethe Society. Members receive three issues per year of the academic journal Publications of the English Goethe Society.


https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14680483

German Life and Letters, a British journal for German studies (four issues per year)

https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yogs20/current

Oxford German Studies, a British journal for German studies (three issues per year)

http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Journals/Austrian.html

Austrian Studies, a British journal for Austrian studies (one issue per year)

http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Journals/mlr.html

Modern Language Review, a British journal for modern language studies, includes comprehensive reviews of recent scholarship (four issues per year)

https://academic.oup.com/fmls?login=false

Forum for Modern Language Studies, a British journal for modern language studies (four issues per year)

https://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/german-studies-review

German Studies Review, journal of the German Studies Association (GSA)

https://uwpress.wisc.edu/journals/journals/m.html

Monatshefte, an American journal for modern German studies (four issues per year)

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/17561183

The German Quarterly, an American journal for modern German studies

https://www.utpjournals.press/loi/seminar

Seminar, a journal for Germanic studies, published in Canada (four issues per year)

https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/ang/html?lang=en

Angermion, a yearbook for Anglo-German literary relations

https://blogs.dickinson.edu/glossen/

Glossen, an online academic journal dedicated to post-1945 German literature

Poetry Websites:

http://www.lyrikline.org/

Major German-language poets read their works aloud. Sometimes includes English translations. Includes Rose Ausländer, Ingeborg Bachmann, Paul Celan, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Durs Grünbein, Hermann Hesse, Ernst Jandl, Barbara Köhler, Friederike Mayröcker, Heiner Müller, Herta Müller.

http://www.mptmagazine.com/

Modern Poetry in Translation

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/europ/research/groups/poetry/index.html

Poetry Research Network, Cardiff University

Blogs by German literature experts:

http://lovegermanbooks.blogspot.co.uk/

Blog by Katy Derbyshire, literary translator based in Berlin

http://lynmarven.wordpress.com/

Blog by Lyn Marven, Lecturer in German at the University of Liverpool

http://charlotteryland.co.uk/

Website of Charlotte Ryland, editor of New Books in German

http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/peter-thompson

Guardian newspaper columns by Peter Thompson, University of Sheffield

https://troscianko.com/

Website of Emily Troscianko, University of Oxford

http://www.seanmwilliams.com/

Website of Seán M. Williams, University of Sheffield

Online Library Catalogues in the UK:

https://www.bl.uk/

British Library

https://discover.libraryhub.jisc.ac.uk/

Combined catalogue of UK research libraries

https://catalogue.libraries.london.ac.uk/search~S1

University of London Library Catalogue, including specialist German research library (IGS library). Set the search engine to ‘All Collections’ in order to obtain the best results

Publishers of German-language literature in English translation:

https://www.twistedspoon.com/

Prague-based publisher specialising in modern classics from Central Europe

https://www.arcpublications.co.uk/

Arc Publications. UK publisher specialising in world poetry, including German-language poets

https://www.carcanet.co.uk/

Publisher of poetry, based in Manchester, UK

https://www.peirenepress.com/

London-based publisher specialising in contemporary German-language novels

http://www.pushkinpress.com/

London-based publisher specialising in modernist novels

Academic Publishers:

http://www.camden-house.com/

American publisher specialising in books on German literature

http://www.cambridge.org/

Cambridge University Press, publishes a series of Companions to Literature

http://www.oup.com/

Oxford University Press, publishes Oxford World's Classics series of literature in translation

http://www.mhra.org.uk/Publications/Books/Legenda/

Legenda, leading academic publisher based in Oxford (imprint of the MHRA)


https://brill.com/

International academic publisher based in Leiden, Netherlands

http://www.peterlang.com/

International academic publishing group with head office in Bern, Switzerland (offices in USA and UK)

http://www.degruyter.com/

De Gruyter. German academic publisher based in Berlin

http://www.verlag-koenigshausen-neumann.de/

Königshausen & Neumann. German academic publisher based in Würzburg

http://www.v-r.de/en/

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. German academic publisher based in Göttingen

http://www.berghahnbooks.com/

Publisher based in Oxford and New York specialising in history, film and cultural studies

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_QvVYfwEXc

John Armstrong, lecture on Goethe (2009)

https://youtu.be/00OvbmWHCSo

Martin Swales, lecture on ‘The Values of Literary Criticism’ (2015)