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Deutsches Literatur-Lexikon Online

The database Deutsches Literatur-Lexikon Online makes the most well-known, comprehensive, and reliable reference works on German literature available for the first time online: The Encyclopedia of German Literature and its supplemental series, The Encyclopedia of German Literature: The 20th Century and the Encyclopedia of German Literature: The Middle Ages.

With its focus on contemporary literature, the database is an ideal complement to De Gruyter's Database for Authors, which is primarily focused on the Middle Ages and the early modern period.

Deutsch-Jüdische Quellen aus Palästina/Israel

Palestine, and later Israel, has been of foremost importance for German-Jewish immigration.

The electronic resource Deutsch-Jüdische Quellen aus Palästina/Israel contains writings of all genres of German-Jewish immigrants that were published between 1890-2000 in Palestine and Israel. It contains the cultural and intellectual realm of the German speaking world in Israel / Palestine including rare texts that document the political development and everyday life.

Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception

Die Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) gibt in umfassender Art und Weise den aktuellen Stand der Wissenschaft zu den Ursprüngen und zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der Bibel im Rahmen der unterschiedlichen Kanons im Juden- und Christentum wieder. 4.000 Autoren aus über 50 Ländern dokumentieren die Geschichte der Bibelrezeption.

Enzyklopädie des Märchens

Comprising some 4,000 articles, the Enzyklopädie des Märchens presents the results of almost two centuries of research in the field of folk narrative tradition.

Offering a comprehensive survey of all written and oral genres, the encyclopedia discusses types, motives and themes; explores theories, methods and stylistic issues; and presents various regions, countries, authors, collectors and researchers.

Treasury of Linguistic Maps

Treasury of Linguistic Maps presents linguistic maps selected from various atlases and other publications that have been published over the years by De Gruyter Mouton and other De Gruyter imprints.

All maps have been scanned in high-resolution for maximum quality and enriched with detailed metadata. Many of these maps have not been digitally available before, and some are difficult to find even in printed form.

WBIS Online

The World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS Online) is the worlds most comprehensive and extensive biographical database.

It contains 8.5 million biographical articles with information on individuals, families, and groups from all classes and professions, from all countries and regions of the world, from the 4th millennium BC to the present.


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