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Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature

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Sammlung von Referenzwerken zur Literatur- und Kulturtheorie sowie zu einzelnen Literaturgattungen und -epochen der englischen Literatur. Online zugänglich und sowohl gemeinsam als auch einzeln durchsuchbar sind derzeit:

- The Encyclopedia of the Novel

- The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction

- The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

- The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

- The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature

- The Encyclopedia of the Gothic

- The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789

- The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature

- The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

- The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain

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The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature

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The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is a comprehensive, scholarly, authoritive, and critical overview of literature and theory comprising individual titles covering key literary genres, periods, and sub-diciplines. Available both in print and online, this ground-breaking resource provides students, teachers, and researchers with cutting-edge scholarship in literature and literary studies.

Available titles:

The Encyclopedia of the Novel

   

General Editor: Peter Logan, Temple University, USA

An advanced reference resource for the novel and novel theory, The Encyclopedia of the Novel offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, genre, and theory of the novel in over 150 articles of 500-7,000 words.

Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; formal elements of the novel (story, plot, character, narrator); technical aspects of the genre (such as realism, narrative structure and style); subgenres, including the bildungsroman and the graphic novel; theoretical problems, such as definitions of the novel; book history; and the novel's relationship to other arts and disciplines.

Key Features:

- Features nearly 150 A-Z essays ranging in length from 500-7,000 words

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars overseen by an Advisory Board of 37 specialists

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

- Includes image galleries and suggestions for further reading

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction

General Editor: Brian W. Shaffer, Rhodes College, USA

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction presents the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English language. Entries cover major writers and their works; the genres and sub-genres of fiction; and the major movements, debates, and rubrics within the field.

Arranged into three volumes covering British and Irish Fiction, American Fiction, and World Fiction, this is an indispensable resource for anyone reading, teaching or researching modern and contemporary literature.

Key Features:

- Contains over 500 entries of 1000-3000 words

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

- Includes suggestions for further reading

The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

General Editor: Michael Ryan, Temple University, USA

The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory. Arranged in three volumes covering Literary Theory from 1900 to 1966, Literary Theory from 1966 to the Present, and Cultural Theory, this encyclopedia provides accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory, making it a highly informative reference work for students, teachers, and researchers across a range of disciplines.

Key Features:

- Contains over 300 entries of 1,000-7,000 words

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars in literary and cultural theory

- Provides explanations of complex terms, important theoretical concepts, and tools for critical analysis and summaries of the work and ideas of key figures

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

General Editor: Frederick Burwick, Nancy Moore Goslee & Diane Long Hoeveler

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature is an authoritative resource that covers British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements between 1780 and 1830, within the context of European, transatlantic and colonial historical and cultural interaction.

Key Features:

- Contains over 275 entries of 1,000-6,500 words

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars

- Entries explore genre development in prose, poetry, and drama of the Romantic period, key authors and their works, and key themes

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature

General Editor: Garret A. Sullivan, Jr. & Alan Stewart

Showcasing over 400 original entries by top international scholars, The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature presents comprehensive coverage of all aspects of English literature produced from the early 16th century to the mid 17th century.

Key Features:

- Contains over 400 entries of 1,000-5,000 words

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars

- Provides coverage of canonical authors and their works, as well as a variety of previously under-considered areas, including women writers, broadside ballads, commonplace books, and other popular literary forms

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

The Encyclopedia of the Gothic

General Editors: William Hughes, David Punter, & Andrew Smith

Comprehensive and wide-ranging, The Encyclopedia of the Gothic brings together over 200 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars writing on all aspects of the Gothic as it is currently taught and researched, along with challenging insights into the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture. The approach is truly interdisciplinary, with essays by specialist international contributors whose expertise extends beyond Gothic literature to film, music, drama, art, and architecture.

From Angels and American Gothic to Wilde and Witchcraft, The Encyclopedia of the Gothic is the definitive reference guide to all aspects of this strange and wondrous genre.

Key Features:

- Contains over 200 newly-commissioned entries

- Written by an international cast of leading scholars

- Provides comprehensive coverage of relevant authors, national traditions, critical developments, and notable texts that define, shape, and inform the genre

- Fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

- Explores the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture

The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789

General Editors: Gary Day & Jack Lynch, De Montfort University, UK; Rutgers University, Newark, USA

The Encyclopedia of British Literature: 1660-1789 is the most comprehensive resource available for students and scholars of 18th-century British literature. This 3 volume collection is written by an international team of leading and emerging scholars, featuring an impressive scope and range of subjects: from courtship and circulating libraries, to the works of Samuel Johnson and Sarah Scott.

Key Features:

- over 340 entries arranged in A-Z format

- featuring entries from an international cast of prominent scholars

- fully indexed, cross-referenced, and classified to make the entries easier to search and explore

- entries provide authoritative coverage of both canonical and lesser-known authors, as well as concise explanations of the myriad terms, genres, and works essential for an understanding of literature and criticism of the period

- attention is also paid to gender, sexuality, and other issues given short shrift in traditional scholarship

The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature

General Editors: Dino Franco Felluga, Purdue University, USA

Associate Editors: Pamela K. Gilbert & Linda K. Hughes, Texas Christian University, USA; University of Florida, USA

The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature is a comprehensive, scholarly, authoritative, and critical overview of literature and theory comprising individual titles covering key literary genres, periods, and sub-disciplines. Available both in print and online, this ground-breaking resource provides students, teachers, and researchers with cutting-edge scholarship in literature and literary studies.

Key Features:

- Comprises over 330 cross-referenced entries ranging from 1,000 to 7,000 words, arranged in A-Z format

- Brings together an impressive team of established and emerging literary scholars from around the world, including Patrick Brantlinger, Regenia Gagnier, Catherine Gallagher, Kate Flint, and Herbert F. Tucker

- Features in-depth omnibus entries exploring major topics, including the novel, plays, poetry, and global Victorian studies, alongside succinct entries on themes such as cosmopolitanism, journalism, race, sexuality, and reading

- Explores the global influence of this literary era on countries and continents from Australia, Afghanistan, and the Arctic, to Africa, China, and the Caribbean

- Combines accessibility with an unmatched breadth of coverage and authoritative scholarship to offer an indispensable resource to the current state and future directions of Victorian literature

The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

General Editors: Sangeeta Ray and Henry Schwarz, University of Maryland, USA; Georgetown University, USA

The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies brings together the most wide-ranging and up-to-date scholarship ever assembled on the colonial, postcolonial and neo-colonial condition, covering the period from 1492 to the present.

Key Features:

- Comprises nearly 400 authoritative yet accessible entries on canonical writers, key texts, genres, literary debates, colonized regions, and related terminology.

- Explores examples from Columbus to China; writers from Las Casas to Gayatri Spivak; and topics of emerging significance, such as environmentalism, electronic mass media, and the transnational social justice movement.

- Written by an international team of leading scholars and rising stars in the field.

- Moves on from the emphasis on Europe's control of the colonial process, by focusing on how local culture shapes the form of the modern colonial.

- Creates a state-of-the-art resource for students and scholars across numerous disciplines, including literature, cultural studies, political science, sociology, and history

The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain

General Editors: Sian Echard and Robert Rouse, University of British Columbia, USA

Bringing together scholarship on multilingual and intercultural medieval Britain like never before, The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain comprises over 600 authoritative entries spanning key figures, contexts and influences in the literatures of Britain from the fifth to the sixteenth centuries.

Key Features:

- A uniquely multilingual and intercultural approach reflecting the latest scholarship, covering the entire medieval period and the full tapestry of literary languages

- Comprises over 600 authoritative yet accessible entries on key figures, texts, critical debates, methodologies, cultural and isitroical contexts, and related terminology

- Represents all the literatures of the British Isles including Old and Middle English, Early Scots, Anglo-Norman, the Norse, Latin and French of Britain, and the Celtic Literatures of Wales, Ireland, Scotland and Cornwall

- Boasts an impressive chronological scope, covering the period from the Saxon invasions to the fifth century to the transition to the Early Modern Period in the sixteenth

- Covers the material remains of Medieval British literature, including manuscripts and early prints, literary sites and contexts of production, performance and reception as well as highlighting narrative transformations and intertextual links during the period

 


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