Comparative Literature: Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Begin your research with the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for comparative literature. Here you will find the specialized indexes and reference tools relevant for this interdisciplinary field.
The classic dictionary of the English language, providing definitions, etymologies, and historical information. The twenty-volume 1989 edition is also available in print: Baker Berry Ref PE1625.O87 1989
Contains Masterplots (12 volumes), Masterplots II (61 volumes), Cyclopedia of World Authors (5 volumes), Cyclopedia of Literary Characters (5 volumes), Magill's Literary Annual 1990-2002 (26 volumes), Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature (4 volumes) and Magill Book Reviews. In addition, this database also includes Critical Surveys (53 volumes), Magill's Choice: Notable Poets (3 volumes), Magill's Choice: Shakespeare (1 volume), Magill's Choice: 100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction (2 volumes) and World Philosophers and Their Works (3 volumes).