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Subject expert Role Title Edition
Christine Alexander author The Oxford Companion to the Brontes 1
William L. Andrews editor The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature 1
Barry Andrews author The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature 2
John Ayto editor Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable 1
John Ayto editor The Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms 3
Chris Baldick author The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms 4
Peter Beal author A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000 1
Eugene Benson author The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature 2
Dinah Birch editor The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 4
Dinah Birch author The Oxford Companion to English Literature 7
Ian Buchanan author A Dictionary of Critical Theory 1
Ian Crofton editor Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable 1
Cathy Davidson editor The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States 1
Susie Dent editor Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 19
Michael Dobson author The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare 1
Frances Smith Foster editor The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature 1
Peter France editor The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French 1
Peter France editor The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation 1
Kate Fullagar editor An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Henry Garland editor The Oxford Companion to German Literature 3
Mary Garland editor The Oxford Companion to German Literature 3
Douglas Gray editor The Oxford Companion to Chaucer 1
Daniel Hahn editor The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature 2
Daniel Hahn author The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland 3
Peter Hainsworth editor The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature 1
Ian Hamilton editor The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry 2
Patsy Hardy editor An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Trudier Harris editor The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature 1
James D. Hart author The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature 1
James D. Hart author The Oxford Companion to American Literature 6
Rosemary Herbert editor The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing 1
Katy Hooper editor The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 4
Joy Hooton author The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature 2
M. C. Howatson editor The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature 3
David Scott Kastan editor The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature 1
Sandra Kemp author The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction 1
Owen Knowles editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to Conrad 1
Elizabeth Knowles editor The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 2
Phillip W. Leininger author The Oxford Companion to American Literature 6
Phillip W. Leininger editor The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature 1
Iain McCalman editor in chief An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Sean McMahon editor Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable 1
Jon Mee editor An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Charlotte Mitchell author The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction 1
Gene M. Moore editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to Conrad 1
Jeremy Noel-Tod editor The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry 2
Jo O'Donoghue editor Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable 1
Norman Page editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to Hardy 1
Jay Parini editor The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature 1
Michael Patterson author The Oxford Dictionary of Plays 2
Jeff Prucher editor The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction 1
Christopher Riches author A Dictionary of Writers and their Works 3
John Rignall editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot 1
David Robey editor The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature 1
Nicholas Robins author The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland 3
Roger Robinson editor The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature 1
Gillian Russell editor An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Paul Schlicke editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens 1
Margaret Smith author The Oxford Companion to the Brontes 1
Jenny Stringer author The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English 1
R. C. Terry editor The Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope 1
William Toye author The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature 2
David Trotter author The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction 1
Clara Tuite editor An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age 1
Linda Wagner-Martin editor The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States 1
Nelson Wattie editor The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature 1
Robert Welch author The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature 1
Stanley Wells author An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare 2
Stanley Wells author The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare 2
William H. Wilde author The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature 2
Russ Willey editor Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable 1
Jack Zipes author The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales 2
Jack Zipes editor The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature 1

 

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