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A Jane Austen Encyclopedia
Call Number: Clapp Reference PR4036 A28 1988
A detailed guide to the life and career of Jane Austen, with entries on her characters, family members, works, and themes. Includes a chronology of her life and literary/historical contexts.
Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture in Britain, 1780s-1830s [e-book]
"This encyclopedia is designed to survey the social, cultural and intellectual climate of English Romanticism from approximately the 1780s and the French Revolution to the 1830s. ... Focusing on "the spirit of the age", the book deals with the aesthetic, scientific, socioeconomic--indeed the human--environment in which the Romantics flourished."
Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850 [e-book]
Articles on prominent individuals (Byron, Burke, Cobbett, Hazlitt), survey articles on history and literature during the Romantic Era, and other significant topics related to the period. Takes a Europe-wide perspective--outside of Britain, there is significant content on Germany, France, Spain, among other nations.
, American Studies
, Cinema & Media Studies
, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
, Comparative Literature
, East Asian Languages & Cultures
, East Asian Studies
, German & German Cultural Studies
, Italian Studies
, Latin American Studies
, Russian & Russian Area Studies