The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. The Oxford DNB online is updated regularly throughout the year, extending coverage into the 21st century, whilst also adding new biographies across all historical periods.
Includes Classical and medieval literature criticism, Contemporary literary criticism, Drama criticism, Literature criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth century literature criticism, Poetry criticism, Shakespeare criticism, Short story criticism, and Twentieth century literary criticism.
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is a resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually. It includes more than 300 alphabetically arranged entries and sub-entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
Available in the Library
You will find these book collections in either the reference section or on the main shelves of the library. Check the call number to find the correct location, or ask me (or the reference librarian on duty) for assistance.