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American Playwrights: ENG 2341: Reference

Resources for the class "American Playwrights" English 2341. Covers mid 20th to 21st century

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, & Overviews

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory contains contextual info on critics and theorists, plus critical schools and movements.

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Oxford Reference Online   provides full-text access to key encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks, including the Oxford Companion to American Theatre.

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Blackwell Reference Online is a collection of handbooks and overviews across humanities subject areas.



Credo Reference consists of a large collection of online reference materials across numerous subject areas. 

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Cambridge Companions Online contains thousands of introductory essays on major writers, artists, topics, and periods.

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The Oxford English Dictionary is the guide to the meaning, history, pronunciation, and variant spellings of words, both present and past.




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