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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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Topics: Halm, Friedrich, pseud, Spanish drama
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by Rapp, Karl Moritz, 1803-1883; Calderón de la Barca, Pedro, 1600-1681. Schauspiele; Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Zwischenspiele; Molina, Tirso de, 1571?-1648. Schauspiele
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Bd. 1. Die Anfänge des spanischen Theaters; Der Portugiese Gil Vicente; Der Andaluse Lope de Ruesa.- Bd. 2. Cervantes' Zwischenspiele, deutsch von H. Kurz.- Bd. 3-4. Schauspiele von Lope de Vega. I and II.- Bd. 5. Schauspiele von Tirso de Molina, Auswahl und Übersetzung von Ludwig Braunfels.- Bd. 6. Schauspiele von Calderon de la Barca, übersetzt von Ludwig Braunfels und Moriz Rapp.- Bd. 7. Die letzten Blüthen der altspanischen Bühne aus dem siebzehnten Jahrhundert; Moreta, Rojas, Alarcon
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by Dohrn, C.A., ed. [and] tr; Ochoa, Eugenio de, 1815-1872
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Bd. 1. Die Anfänge des spanischen Theaters; Der Portugiese Gil Vicente; Der Andaluse Lope de Ruesa.- Bd. 2. Cervantes' Zwischenspiele, deutsch von H. Kurz.- Bd. 3-4. Schauspiele von Lope de Vega. I and II.- Bd. 5. Schauspiele von Tirso de Molina, Auswahl und Übersetzung von Ludwig Braunfels.- Bd. 6. Schauspiele von Calderon de la Barca, übersetzt von Ludwig Braunfels und Moriz Rapp.- Bd. 7. Die letzten Blüthen der altspanischen Bühne aus dem siebzehnten Jahrhundert; Moreta, Rojas, Alarcon
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by Braunfels, Ludwig, 1810-1885
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v. 1. Molina, Tirso de. Don Juan (El burlador de Sevilla). - Vega, Lope de. Gräfin und Zofe (El perro del hortelano). v. 2. Vega, Lope de, Das Unmöglichste von allen. Calderon de la Barca. Das Festmahl des Belsazer (La cena de Baltasar)
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by Dohrn, C.A., ed. [and] tr; Ochoa, Eugenio de, 1815-1872
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