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German Literature in the Case Library Stacks

Subclass PT

PT1-4897                               German literature
PT1-80                                        Literary history and criticism
PT83-(873)                                  History of German literature
PT175-230                                         Medieval
PT236-405                                         Modern
PT500-597                                         Poetry
PT605-709                                         Drama
PT711-871                                         Prose
PT(881)-(951)                              Folk literature
PT923-937                                         Faust legend
PT1100-1479                               Collections
PT1100-1141                                     General
PT1151-1241                                     Poetry
PT1251-1299                                     Drama
PT1301-1360                                     Prose
PT1371-(1374)                                   Early to 1950.  Old and Middle High German
PT1375-1479                                     Middle High German
PT1501-2688                               Individual authors or works
PT1501-1695                                     Middle High German, ca. 1050-1450/1500
PT1701-1797                                     1500-ca. 1700
PT1799-2592                                     1700-ca. 1860/70
PT1891-2239                                           Goethe
PT1891-2017                                                 Works
PT2026-(2039)                                               Translations
PT(2044)-2239                                               Biography and criticism
PT2600-2653                                     1860/70-1960
PT2660-2688                                     1961-2000
PT2700-2728                                     2001-
PT3701-3971                               Provincial, local, colonial, etc.
PT3701-3746                                     East Germany
PT4801-4897                               Low German literature

Books in the German Center Library

The Max Kade German Center is in Lawrence Hall (campus map) and houses their own library.  Browse the collection at the Max Kade German Center here.

Learn more about the Colgate University German Department

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German eBooks

Project Gutenberg : German EBooks Unrestricted Access 
Public domain electronic texts available in German

Projekt Gutenberg - DE
is a collection of German language literary texts, distributed via the web and on CD-ROM. It is run by a small publishing company called Hille Partner, run by Gunter Hille, and its web presence is hosted by the weekly magazine Der Spiegel.

Hathi Trust Digital Library Unrestricted Access Some full text available 
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. As of April 2011, HathiTrust has digitized over 8.5 million volumes, only 26% of which are public domain (published prior to 1923).  48% of the total collection is in the English language and the rest come from a wide variety of foreign languages.

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