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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2015
‘informative, illuminating, and helpful … a remarkable achievement’ – Michael Billington, The Guardian Over 1,000 entries ... More
The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
531,069 words
Illustration(s):
94
‘A wonderful treasure-house of information and insight’ – Dame Judi Dench Over 3,200 entries From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of ... More
A Dictionary of Chinese Literature

A Dictionary of Chinese Literature   Quick reference

Over 240 entries From the Shi jing (Classic of Songs) of the eleventh century bc, to the to the wanglu wenxue (Internet literature) of the twenty-first century, this ... More
Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
440,604 words
Written in a lucid, easy style, The Oxford Reader’s Companion to Dickens draws together an unparalleled diversity of information on one of our greatest writers: his life, his works, his ... More
An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
547,072 words
“An outstanding work of reference” – THES For the first time in this innovative reference book the Romantic Age is surveyed across all aspects of British ... More
The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)   Reference library

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature, Society and culture
Length:
430,637 words
‘the finest reference book of its kind: a brilliant and meticulous interweaving of anecdote and quotation … it provides the ideal way to plan any kind of literary pilgrimage ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
402,056 words
From Haworth to Heathcliff and from Wildfell Hall to The Wide Sargasso Sea, The Oxford Companion to the Brontes provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information on the ... More
Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
304,995 words
‘Scholarly, ambitious and scrupulous’ – Matthew Beaumont, Times Literary Supplement Over 400 entries cover Conrad’s Conrad’s life (health, Polish inheritance, the sea, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction   Reference library

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Current Version:
2007
This is the first historical dictionary devoted to science fiction. It shows the development of science-fiction words and their associated concepts over time, with full citations and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
1.09 million words
Illustration(s):
401
2006 ALA/RUSA Best Reference 2006 Booklist Editor's Choice 2006 Library Journal Best Reference Written by an international roster of more than 300 authors, ... More

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