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Reference Sources for English

Use the resources below to get background information about your topic or limit your research. You'll be able to find synopses of literary periods, definitions and word origins, and pointers to literary criticism.

Print Resources

  • Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia (REF PN 41 B4 1987)
  • The Oxford Companion to African-American Literature (REF PS 153 N5 O96 1997)
  • The Oxford Companion to American Literature (REF PS 21 H3 1995)
  • The Oxford Companion to English Literature (REF PR 19 D73 1995)
  • The Oxford companion to women's writing in the United States (REF PS 147 O94 1995)
  • The Oxford companion to Spanish literature (REF PQ 6006 O95)
  • Contemporary Authors (REF PN 771 C59)
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism (REF PN 771 C595)
  • Short Story Criticism (REF PN 3321 S5)

Online Resources