Browse or search definitions and examples of terms and phrases peculiar to the dialects and slang of every region of the U.S. Features pronunciations, interactive maps, and a bibliography of all sources consulted.
Core collection of titles from the Oxford series of reference books
Includes over 120 reference books covering art, the sciences, literature, history, law, the performing arts, religion, computing, economics and business, general reference, and much more.; Full-text; Varies by title, 2002 - present
Historical surveys of field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Also treats figures who did not explicitly deal with, but who still deeply affected, literature, literary theory, or literary criticism, as well as figures and kinds of inquiry from other fields that have been shaped by or have themselves shaped literary theory (e.g. Marx).; Full-text; Most recent edition
Provides access to original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of important authors from around the world
Full-text; Additional Information: Each entry averages 15-20 pages in length and includes a concise essay, hyperlinks for cross-referencing, a citation, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.