The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism has become the indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. The long-awaited second edition includes 48 new entries and subentries and has been revised throughout, taking account of ten years of rapidly changing scholarship.
JSTOR represents over 600 journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. NOTE: Does not provide access to current issues of periodicals. JSTOR provides archival access to journals and access to journals varies from publisher to publisher. In most cases two to five years plus the current calendar year are excluded.
Provides access to current and retrospective citations and cited references found in nearly 1,130 of the world's leading arts & humanities journals. Arts & Humanities Citation Index covers individually selected, relevant items from approximately 7,000 of the world's leading science and social sciences journals. Weekly updates.
The master index to the major print literature series published by The Gale Group. Frequency of updates: N/A. Combines and cross-references more than 130,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and more than 140,000 titles into one source.
Find biographical information on more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, biographical and critical sources, authors' comments, and informative essays about their lives and work. -Description from Publisher
Contains literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts, and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).
From folk ballads to film scripts, this new five-volume encyclopedia covers the entire history of British literature from the seventh century to the present. In five hundred substantial essays written by major scholars, the Encyclopedia includes biographies of nearly four hundred individual authors and a hundred topical essays with detailed analyses of significant themes, movements, genres, and institutions.
Many women writers have secured a solid place in the literary canon, while others have remained marginalized. This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries on roughly 70 women writers whose works are widely read in English, and on some 20 related topics.
The revised edition of The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage provides overviews of gay and lesbian presence in a variety of literatures and historical periods; in-depth critical essays on major gay and lesbian authors in world literature; and briefer treatments of other topics and figures important in appreciating the rich and varied gay and lesbian literary traditions. Included are nearly 400 alphabetically arranged articles by more than 175 scholars from around the world.
Key Concepts in Literary Theorypresents the student of literary and critical studies with a broad range of accessible, precise and authoritative definitions of the most significant terms and concepts currently used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist, and postcolonial literary studies.
Presents criticism of the most significant and widely studied dramatic works from all the world's literatures. There is a cumulative author index in each volume. Use the last volume of this set to see the index for the entire series.
A wholly unique A to Z reference for modern drama, this authoritative encyclopedia differs from others in highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of drama by placing playwrights and plays within their social, cultural, and historical contexts.
This reference brings a global perspective to bear on modern verse. It is a comprehensive volume, which provides biographical information on the greatest poets of the 20th century and gives a succint critical account of their work.
Presents excerpts from criticism of the works of short fiction writers. Criticisms of works of major short story writers of all eras and nationalities. There is a cumulative author index in each volume.
The Modern Language Association of America "provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy". MLA holds an annual conference; publishes the MLA Bibliography, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers and numerous book series; and offers career resource information and fellowships.
"The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience."
This is an initiative of the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin. A primary goal of Project Reveal is "to increase access to a selection of the Center's manuscript collections by digitizing entire literature collections believed to be in the public domain." As of 2015, 25 manuscript collections from American and English authors of the 19th and early 20th century are available.
Provides digitized copies of manuscripts and archives in the British Library collection, including Beowulf, St. Cuthbert Gospel, Malay Qur'an, Leonardo da Vinci's Notebook, the Petit Livre d'Amour and many more manuscripts from all over the world.
guide to citing your sources for Psychology and other social sciences, e.g., Linguistics, Sociology, Economics, Criminology. Also Nursing and sometimes Business. Check with your instructor for which edition to use.