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English Literature

Encyclopedias

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature [ PR19 .O95 2006 Reference, IVC Reference ]

According to the preface, this work "is a collection of just over five hundred substantial articles, in five volumes, arranged alphabetically, that covers the entire history of British literature in English."  Volume five contains an index for the entire set.

Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English [ PR9080.A52 E53 1994 Reference ]

This is a two-volume, alphabetically arranged set that includes "genres, major subjects, and critical biographies of writers."  Paginated continuously across the two volumes, the secoind volume includes an index for the set.

Gothic Literature [ PR408.G68 G675 2006 Reference ]

The first volume in this three-volume set provides detailed articles on significant gothic topics; the other two volumes provide information about gothic writers.  Volume one contains an author, title, and subject index for the entire set.