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Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature [Oxford]


Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature [Oxford]


Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Dates of Coverage: 
1701 - 1800

Includes every significant English- and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.

Cambridge Companions Online


Online version of the Cambridge Companions; offers introductions to major writers, artists, topics and periods within the fields of literature, classics, philosophy, religion and culture.

Naxos Spoken Word Library


Streaming audio for literature, poetry, abridged versions of classic texts and non-fiction.

Play Index [EBSCO]

Dates of Coverage: 
1949 to present

Lists plays written from Antiquity to the present; includes plays published separately and in collections, with full publication details.

Blackwell Reference Online


350+ titles in the humanities and social sciences, including the Blackwell companions and handbooks. Strengths are psychology, sociology, history, literature, philosophy, and religion.

English Short Title Catalog

Dates of Coverage: 
1473 - 1800

Lists books published in Britain and North America before 1800. For selected full text of items published pre-1700 in Britain, see Early English Books Online; for selected full text of items published pre-1800 in America, see Early American Imprints.

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