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James L. Harner's Literary Research Guide, which Choice calls "the standard guide in the field," evaluates important reference materials in English studies. Since the publication of the first edition in 1989, tens of thousands of students and educators have used the Guide as an aid to scholarly research.In the new edition Harner has added entries describing resources published since May 2001 and has revised nearly half the entries from the fourth edition. The fifth edition contains more than 1,000 entries, which discuss an additional 1,555 books, articles, and electronic resources and cite 723 reviews. Readers of earlier editions will notice the inclusion of substantially more electronic resources, particularly reliable sites sponsored by academic institutions and learned societies, to account for the proliferation of bibliographic databases, text archives, and other online resources. This edition also features a new section on cultural studies.
James L. Harner is the Samuel Rhea Gammon Professor of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University, College Station.
Table of Contents
|Research Methods||p. 1|
|Guides to Reference Works||p. 4|
|Literary Handbooks, Dictionaries, and Encyclopedias||p. 9|
|Bibliographies of Bibliographies||p. 14|
|Libraries and Library Catalogs||p. 19|
|Guides to Manuscripts and Archives||p. 33|
|Serial Bibliographies, Indexes, and Abstracts||p. 42|
|Guides to Dissertations and Theses||p. 67|
|Internet Resources||p. 76|
|Biographical Sources||p. 85|
|English Literature||p. 153|
|Irish Literature||p. 349|
|Scottish Literature||p. 364|
|Welsh Literature||p. 373|
|American Literature||p. 379|
|Other Literatures in English||p. 521|
|Foreign-Language Literatures||p. 581|
|Comparative Literature||p. 591|
|Literature-Related Topics and Sources||p. 595|
|Index of Names||p. 759|
|Index of Titles||p. 779|
|Subject Index||p. 815|
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