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Italian Resources in Shain Library

Books & Media
Search the Library Catalog to find books, video's, government publications and journal titles. The catalog can be searched by author, title, keyword or subject and contains the holdings of Connecticut College as well as Trinity College and Wesleyan University. To search for books and media outside of the local catalog, use WorldCat.

Books in the Library are arranged by Library of Congress (LC) subject headings.  Examples of LC subject headings that may be useful for locating books and videos relating to Italian studies follow:

DG11 – 999

History of Italy

JN 201 –  5690

Political institutions - Italy

PC1001 - 1977

Italian Language

PQ4001 -  5999

Italian Literature

Reference books can be a useful starting point for your research. Some examples of Italian Studies reference resources available in Shain Library follow.  Additional lists of reference books, government documents and websites of interest to Italian studies can be found at Reference Resources on World Countries

Grande Dizionario Enciclopedico  (1993)
AE 35 G7 v.1-23 [Reference]

The New Century Italian Renaissance Encyclopedia (1972)
DG537.8 .A1 N48 [Reference]

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture (2000)
DG450 E53 [Reference]

Encyclopedia of World Art (1959)
N31 E533  v.1-17 [Reference]

The Oxford Italian Desk Dictionary: Italian-English, English-Italian (1997)
PC1640 O84 1997 [Reference]

Grande Dizionario della Lingua Italiana (1961)
PC 1625 B3  v.1-17 [Reference]

Dizionario Critico della Letteratura Italiana (1973)
PQ 4006 D495 v.1-3 [Reference]

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature (2002)
PQ4006 O84 [Reference]

Enciclopedia Dantesca (1970)
PQ4333 E5 v.1-5 [Reference]

Twentieth-Century Italian Literature in English translation:  An Annotated Bibliography 1929-1997.(1998)
Z2354 T7 H44 [Reference]

Modern Italian History: An Annotated Bibliography (1990)
Z2358 C67 1990 [Reference]

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