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August 25, 2017

This month, three new titles have been added to the Reference Library collection:

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther


The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

Edited by Derek R. Nelson and Paul R. Hinlicky

This indispensable work seeks both to answer perennial questions as well as to raise new ones. Intentionally forward-looking in approach, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther provides a reliable survey to such issues as, for instance, how did Luther understand God? What did he mean by his notion of “vocation?” How did he make use of, but also transform, medieval thought patterns and traditions?

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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon


Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Edited by Barbara Cassin

This is an encyclopedic dictionary covering hundreds of important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato (Italian) are thoroughly examined in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities.

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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (4 ed.)


The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (4 ed.)

Edited by Roland Greene

Through three editions over more than four decades, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics has built an unrivaled reputation as the most comprehensive and authoritative reference for students, scholars, and poets on all aspects of its subject: history, movements, genres, prosody, rhetorical devices, critical terms, and more. Now this landmark work has been thoroughly revised and updated for the twenty-first century. 

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