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Online Reference Sources

Print Sources

  • Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century R 803 En1
  • The Oxford Companion to American Literature R 810.3 H25o
  • The Oxford Companion to English Literature R 820.3 H26o
  • The Oxford Companion to Irish Literature R 820.9 Ox2i
  • The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century British Literature R820.3 Ox2
  • Reader's Guide to Literature in English R 820.9 R221

Specialized Reference Tools

  • American Women Writers R 016.81 Am3
  • Chicano Literature R 810.98 C27
  • The Companion to Southern Literature R 810.9975 c738
  • A Literary Gazetteer of England R 914.2 F53
  • Native American Literatures R 810.9897 W61
  • The Oxford Companion to African American Literature R 810.8 Ox2
  • The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States R 810.9 Ox22

Literary Terminology and Theory Reference Tools

  • Dictionary of Feminist Theory R 305.4201
  • A Dictionary of Literary Terms R 803 C89
  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory: Approaches, Scholars, Terms R 801.95 En1
  • A Glossary of Literary Terms R 803.21 Ab8
  • A Handbook to Literature R 803 H73
  • The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism R 801.95 J622

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