The fourth edition of 'a reference guide that teaches,' offering students of literature and library science a clear and pedagogically effective presentation of 36 of the most useful works for the study of English and American literature. Each of the 36 reference tools is described in detail, followed by a collection of review questions and a series of reference problems. The Instructor's Index and Solutions to the Research Problems, provided upon request with the text, includes answers to all of the research problems.
Dorothea Kehler is Professor of English at San Diego State University.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 1. A Basic Core Chapter 3 M1. The Oxford Companion to English Literature Chapter 4 M2. The Oxford Companion to American Literature Chapter 5 M3. A Literary History of England Chapter 6 M4. Columbia Literary History of the United States Chapter 7 M5. The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature Chapter 8 M6. Literary History of the United States: Bibliography Chapter 9 M7. MLA International Bibliography Chapter 10 M8. The Oxford English Dictionary Part 11 2. Dictionaries, Handbooks, and Guides Chapter 12 M9. A Handbook to Literature Chapter 13 M10. Enclyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory Chapter 14 M11. The Oxford Classical Dictionary Chapter 15 M12. Penguin Companion to Literature: European Chapter 16 M13. Guide to Reference Books Chapter 17 M14. Dictionary of National Biography Chapter 18 M15. Who's Who Chapter 19 M16. Contemporary Authors Part 20 General Review 1 Part 21 3. Bibliographies Chapter 22 M17. A World Bibliography of Bibliographies Chapter 23 M18. Bibliographic Index Chapter 24 M19. Specialized Bibliographies in Scholarly Journals Chapter 25 M20. Check lists: Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication Chapter 26 M21. Bibliography of American Literature Chapter 27 M22. National Union Catalog: Pre-1956 Imprints and National Union Catalog: 1956- Chapter 28 M23. Short-Title Catalogue Chapter 29 M24. American Bibliography Part 30 General Review 2 Part 31 4. Abstracts, Indexes, and Directories Chapter 32 M25. Dissertaion Abstracts International and Comprehensive Dissertation Index Chapter 33 M26. Film Literature Index Chapter 34 M27. Essay and General Literature Index Chapter 35 M28. Book Review Index Chapter 36 M29. Books in Print Chapter 37 M30. MLA Directory of Periodicals Part 38 5. Some Auxiliary Tools Chapter 39 M31. Key Sources in Comparative and World Literature Chapter 40 M32. Variorum: The Variorum Edition of the Plays of W. B. Yeats Chapter 41 M33. Concordance: Concordance to the Plays of W. B. yeats Chapter 42 M34. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations Chapter 43 M35. New Moulton's Library of Literary Criticism and the Critical Perspective Chapter 44 M36. The New Encyclopedia Britannica and Britannica Book of the Year Part 45 General Review 3 Part 46 6. Annotated List of Supplementary Works, Including Sections on Children's Literature, Comparative and World Literature, Film, Literary Theory, and Rhetoric Part 47 Index Part 48 About the Author