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About MLA International Bibliography

Why and how to use MLA International Bibliography

Why use this resource? This is an important and comprehensive index for research on world literatures. Other subjects covered include: linguistics; folklore; dramatic arts (film, radio, television, theatre); literary theory, teaching approaches/methods for literature, rhetoric, and composition. Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature.

What's in this resource? Citations to journal and magazine articles, books, book articles/chapters, dissertations, and vetted scholarly websites, often with links to full-text articles. Includes indexing for and links to selected journals from JSTOR's Language & Literature collection.


Drama, Film Studies, Folklore, Language, Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Literature, Poetry, Television, Theatre
Dates of Coverage 1920s-present
Truncation or Wildcard *  substitutes for one or more characters at the end of a word or root word
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To search for a specific word without automatic stemming, enclose the word in quotation marks, e.g., "cat"
Phrase Searching "things fall apart"
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