Encyclopedia of Caribbean literature. Ed. D. H. Figueredo. 2 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006. Doe Reference PN849.C3.E53 2006
Encyclopedia of frontier literature. Mary Ellen Snodgrass. Oxford, [U.K.]; New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Doe and Bancroft Reference PS169.F7.S65 1997
Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003. Eds. Daniel Balderston and Mike Gonzalez. London; New York: Routledge, 2004. Doe Reference Hall PQ7081.A1.E558 2004
Encyclopedia of literature and criticism. Ed. Martin Coyle et al. Detroit: Gale Research, 1991. e-book and Main PN81.E53 1991
Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. Ed. William H. New. Toronto; Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto Press, 2002. Doe Reference PR9180.2.E53 2002
Encyclopedia of medieval literature. Eds. Robert T. Lambdin and Laura C. Lambdin. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000. Doe Reference Hall PN669.E53 2000
HarperCollins reader's encyclopedia of American literature. Eds. George B. Perkins, Barbara Perkins, and Phillip Leininger. 2nd ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Doe Reference PS21.B4 2002
The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature. Chief ed. Jay Parini. 4 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. e-book and Doe Reference Hall PS 21.E537 2004
The Oxford encyclopedia of British literature. Ed. by David Scott Kastan. 5 vols. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. e-book and Doe Reference Hall PR19.O95 2006
South Asian literature in English: an encyclopedia. Jaina C. Sanga. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2004. Doe Reference Hall PR9570.S643.S67 2004
Dictionaries of Phrases, Concepts, and Symbols
Dictionaries of Specific Forms of English
Dictionaries of Critical and Philosophical Terms
Language Dictionaries of Interest to Scholars of Literature in English
Additional materials, print and e-, that may prove useful in doing your research.
Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature and Doe and Moffitt Reference PS21. E537 2004
Harmon, William. A Handbook to Literature. 10th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006. Doe Reference PN 41.H355 2006
Abrams, M. H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 9th ed. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2009. Doe Reference PN 41.A183 2009
What is it?
A concordance is an alphabetical listing of words in a text or writer's oeuvre, with where the words can be found.
Ways to find:
National Union Catalog, pre-1956 Imprints (NUC) Main Z733.U57.C22556 Catalog of holdings of many U. S. libraries, including the Library of Congress. Useful for tracking editions.
Library of Congress Online Catalog Does NOT include every title in the NUC but has the newer titles.
The British Library General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1975 Gardner Stack Z921 .B8542 1975
British Library Advanced search (with search tips) for the British Library site.