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English & American Literature

Handbooks and Companions - Historical Context

Companions and handbooks are excellent sources to find an overview of a topic, an explanation of unfamiliar terms, or brief factual information on authors, plots, genres, etc. These sources provide general coverage.

Handbooks & Companions

Literary Themes

Handbooks & Companions

The library owns many print Oxford Companions to literary authors. To find additional Oxford Companions, use the Library Catalog.
A suggested search would be to search oxford companion as a phrase and add the author's last name. Limit your terms to the search field "title."