UPDATE: This collection has been chosen as winner of the Outstanding Reference Source for Adults designation by the American Library Association. For more information, visit http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2016/01/reference-experts-announce-annual-outstanding-reference-sources-list-adults.
Edited by Dino Franco Felluga, Pamela Gilbert, and Linda K. Hughes
The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature spans the full sweep of literary genres, figures, and global contexts that define this influential period, blending accessibility with an unmatched breadth of coverage and authoritative scholarship. It comprises over 330 fully cross-referenced entries, combining in-depth omnibus essays exploring major topics, including the novel, plays, poetry, and global Victorian studies, with succinct articles on themes such as cosmopolitanism, journalism, race, sexuality, and reading. This indispensable resource on the current state and future directions of research on Victorian literature is available as a four-volume print set and online.
The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is a comprehensive, scholarly, authoritative, and critical overview of literature and theory comprising individual titles covering key literary genres, periods, and subdisciplines. Available both in print and online, this groundbreaking resource provides students, teachers, and researchers with cutting-edge scholarship in literature and literary studies.