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British Literature Research: Reference Sources

Welcome to the Literary Research guide for British Literature from the 18th century to the present.

What Reference Sources Can Do For You

Literary reference works are an important part of your research. Using these sources can be a springboard for you as you make your way through the research process.It is your best starting point. Reference sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, guidebooks, handbooks, companions, chronologies, and biographies. These sources can provide you with background information, character descriptions, definitions, author information, history on the development of literature, and major themes during each period.

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Reference Books & E-Books(General)


Literary Criticism