ENGLISH LITERATURE:

A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF REFERENCE SOURCES

Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University Library

Table of Contents

 

I. Guides, Handbooks, Histories, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

II. Biographical Sources

III. Universal and National Bibliographies

IV. Bibliographies of Bibliographies

V. General Bibliographies

VI. Genres
A. Drama
B. Prose Fiction
C. Poetry
VII. Periods
A. Old and Middle English
B. Renaissance
C. Restoration and Eighteenth Century
D. Nineteenth Century
E. Twentieth Century
VIII. Periodicals
A. Bibliographies
B. Indexes and Abstracts
IX. Other Literatures of the British Isles
A. Irish Literature
B. Scottish Literature

X. Manuscripts

XI. Dissertations

XII. Library Catalogs

XIII. Other Sources
A. Bibliography and Textual Criticism
B. Style Manuals

 

YALE LIBRARY WEB RESOURCES:

English literature: a select bibliography of reference sources (PDF format): http://www.library.yale.edu/humanities/english/engbib.pdf
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Literature in English subject guide: http://www.library.yale.edu/humanities/english/

WWW reference resources: http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/readyref/

Primary sources research: http://www.library.yale.edu/ref/err/primsrcs.html

 

I. GUIDES, HANDBOOKS, HISTORIES, DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Harner, James L. Literary research guide : a guide to reference sources for the study of literatures in English and related topics. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1993.
Reference Z2011 H34 1993 (LC)
     Covers many of the sources listed below. "JH" numbers refer to Harner's annotations.
 
Abrams, M.H. Glossary of literary terms. 5th ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1988.
Reference PN44.5 A25 1988
 
Altick, Richard Daniel. The art of literary research. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1981.
L&B PR33 A48 1981
JH 5
 
Barzun, Jacques. The modern researcher. 5th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992.
Reference D13 B375 1992
JH 10
 
Baugh, Albert Croll. A literary history of England. 2nd ed. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967.
Reference PR83 B38 1967
      Also: CCL
JH 1315
 
The Cambridge guide to literature in English. Ed. Ian Ousby. Revised Edition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Reference PR85 C29 1993
JH125
 
The Cambridge history of English literature. Ed. A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller. New York; London: Putnam, 1907-33. 15 v.
Reference PR83 C35
      Also: SML stacks Ib50 i907
JH 1310a
 
Drabble, Margaret. The Oxford companion to English literature. 5th ed. rev. and updated. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Reference PR19 H37 1995
     Also: CCL Reference
JH 1330
 
Harmon, Willliam; Holman, C. Hugh. A handbook to literature. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1996.
Reference PN41 H65 1996
JH 105
 
A Dictionary of modern critical terms. Ed. Roger Fowler. Rev. ed. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.
Reference PN44.5 F68 1987
JH 6130
 

II. BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Bio-base. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1978-
Reference Desk Fiche S320
JH 565
 
Biography and genealogy master index : a consolidated index to more than 3,200,000 biographical sketches in over 350 current and retrospective biographical dictionaries. Ed. Miranda C. Herbert, Barbara McNeil. 2nd ed. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980. 8 v.
Reference Z5305 U5 +B56 1980 (LC)
JH 565
 
Biography and genealogy master index. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1985-
Reference Z5305 U5 +B562 (LC)
JH 565
     Also available online through Gale Literary Database
 
Biography index: a cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1946/49-
Reference Z5301 B56 (LC)
JH 540
Biography Resource Center

Contemporary authors: a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television and other fields. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1962-

Reference Z1224 C65 (LC)
JH 595
      Also available online through Gale Literary Database.
British biographical archive [microform]. Managing editor, Laureen Baillie; editor, Paul Sieveking. Munchen; New York: K.G. Saur, 1984-1988.
Reference Fiche B1275
      Also: British Art Reference Fiche B8
 
British biographical archive. Series 2 [microform]. Managing editor, David Bank; editor, Anthony Esposito. London; New York: K.G. Saur, 1991- .
Reference Fiche B3204
 
Contemporary authors : a bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television and other fields. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1962-
Reference Z1224 C65 (LC)
JH 595
 
A Dictionary of British and American women writers, 1660-1800. Ed. Janet Todd. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allanheld, 1985.
Reference PR113 D5 1985
JH 2265
 
Dictionary of literary biography. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1978-
Reference PN451 +D53
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 600
 
The Dictionary of national biography. Ed. Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee. London: Oxford University Press, 1949-50.
Reference DA28 D5 1949
JH 1425
 
An Encyclopedia of British women writers. Ed. Paul Schlueter, June Schlueter. New York: Garland, 1988.
Reference PR111 E53 1988
JH 1433a
 

III. UNIVERSAL AND NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES

The National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints: a cumulative author list representing Library of Congress printed cards and titles reported by other American libraries. London: Mansell, 1968-81. 754 v.
Reference Z881 A1 +N37 (LC)
JH 235
      A comprehensive catalog of the holdings of over 800 research libraries in the United States and Canada. An author catalog, it contains records, with location information, for books published anywhere in the world before 1956 but now held in the United States or Canada.
 
Supplemented by:
 
National union catalog. 1953/57- Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1958-
Reference Z881 A1 +N373 (LC)
JH 235
 
NUC. Books [microform]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1983-
Reference Fiche S122
 
British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books. General catalogue of printed books. Photolithographic edition to 1955. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1959-1966. 263v.
Reference Z921 +B86 (LC)
JH 250
      Supplements: 1956/65 (50v.); 1966/70 (26v.); 1971/75 (13v.)
 
Supplemented by:
 
British Library. General catalogue of printed books, 1976-1985. London: British Library, 1986.
Reference Fiche B1221
 
________. General catalogue of printed books, 1976-1985: Supplement, 1982-1985. London: British Library, 1986.
Reference Fiche B1223
 
Pollard, Alfred W. A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640. First compiled by A. W. Pollard & G. R. Redgrave. 2d ed. rev. & enl. begun by W. A. Jackson & F. S. Ferguson, completed by Katharine F. Pantzer. London: Bibliographical Society, 1976-1991. 3v.
Reference Z2002 +P65 1976 (LC)
JH 1990
 
Wing, Donald Goddard. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. 2nd ed. New York: Index Committee of the Modern Language Association of America, 1972-1988. 3 v.
Reference Z2002 +W55 1972 (LC)
JH 1995
Also online
 
_____________. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700. 2nd ed., newly rev. and enl. Revised and edited by John J. Morrison and Carolyn W. Nelson, editors, and Matthew Seccombe, assistant editor. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1994- .
Reference Z2002 +W55 1994 (LC)
 
___________. A gallery of ghosts : books published between 1641-1700 not found in the Short-title catalogue. New York: MLA, 1967.
Reference Z2002 +W54 (LC)
JH 1995a
 
Morrison, Paul Guerrant. Index of printers, publishers, and booksellers in Donald Wing's Short-title catalogue. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1955.
Reference Z2002 +W55 Suppl (LC)
 
The English short-title catalogue (formerly The Eighteenth-century stort-title catalogue).
      An online database of works printed in any language in the British Isles, North America, and British territories, and in English throughout the rest of the world, from 1403 to 1800.
JH2230
Available through:
 
Eureka The online database of the Research Libraries Group.
     
Nineteenth century short-title catalogue. Teaneck, NJ: Distributed by Chadwyck-Healey, 1984- . Ser.1, phase 1: 1801-1815 (6 v.); ser.2, phase 1: 1816-1870 (14v.) In progress.
Reference Z2001 +N65 1984 (LC)
JH 2475
      Records extracted from the catalogues of the Bodleian Library, the British Library, the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, the National Library of Scotland, and the University Libraries of Cambridge and Newcastle and designed to provide a bibliographic record of British books published during the nineteenth century. This includes all books published in Britain, all books in English wherever published, and all translations wherever published.
 
Books in print. New York: Bowker, 1948-
SML stacks Z1215 +P97 (LC) [Latest edition at Catalog Reference Desk]
    CCL Reference [Latest edition only]
JH 4225a
 
British national bibliography. London, 1950- .
Reference Z2001 +B75 (LC)
JH2775
 
The English catalogue of books. [1801-1968]. London: Publishers' Circular [etc.], 1835/62- 1969.
Reference Z2001 E52A (LC)
JH2470
 
Whitaker's books in print: the reference catalogue of current literature. London: Whitaker, 1874- .
SML stacks Z2001 +B74 (LC) [Latest volume at Catalog Reference Desk.]
 

IV. BIBILIOGRAPHIES OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Besterman, Theodore. A world bibliography of bibliographies and of bibliographical catalogues, calendars, abstracts, digests, indexes and the like. 4th ed. Lausanne: Societas Bibliographica, 1965-66. 5 v.
Reference Z1002 +B47 1965 (LC)
JH 155
 
Bibliographic index : a cumulative bibliography of bibliographies. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1937/42-
Reference Z1002 B53 (LC)
JH 145
 
Bibliographische Berichte. Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann, 1959-
SML stacks X353 B425
JH 145a
 
Howard-Hill, T. H. Index to British literary bibliography. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1969-
Reference Z2011 H68 1987 (LC)
JH 1355
 

V. GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Bateson, Frederick Wilse. The Cambridge bibliography of English literature. New York: Macmillan, 1941. 5 v.
Reference Z2011 B37 1941 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks Ib50 h940cb
JH 1385a
 
The New Cambridge bibliography of English literature. Ed. George Watson. Cambridge: University Press, 1969-
Reference Z2011 N4 1969 (LC)
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 1385, also JH 2965, JH 3085
 
Baer, Florence E. Folklore and literature of the British Isles : an annotated bibliography. New York: Garland Pub., 1986.
SML stacks Z2014 F6 B34 1986 (LC)
JH 1390
 
English Association. The year's work in English studies. London: Published for the English Association by John Murray, etc., 1919/20-
Reference PE58 E54
JH 330
 
Studies in English literature, 1500-1900. Houston: Rice University, 1961-
SML stacks Ia105 St944 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
JH 2240
 

VI. GENRES

A. DRAMA

Arnott, James Fullarton. English theatrical literature, 1559-1900 : a bibliography ; incorporating Robert W. Lawe's 'A bibliographical account of English theatrical literature' published in 1888. London: Society for Theatre Research, 1970.
Reference Z2014 D7 A75 (LC)
JH 1560
 
Carpenter, Charles A. Modern British drama. Arlington Heights, IL: AHM Pub. Corp., c1979.
Reference Z2014 D7 C37 (LC)
JH 2875a
 
_________. Modern drama scholarship and criticism 1966-1980 : an international bibliography. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, c1986.
SML stacks Z5781 +C37 (LC)
      Also: Drama Reference Z5781 +C37 (LC)
JH 2875
 
Cavanagh, John. British theatre : a bibliography, 1901 to 1985. Mottisfont, Romsey, Hampshire: Motley, 1989.
Reference Z2014 D4 +C38 1989 (LC)
JH 1563
 
Contemporary dramatists. London: St. James Press; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1973-
SML stacks PR106 V55 [Latest volume in Reference]
JH 2880
 
Davis, Gwenn. Drama by women to 1900 : a bibliography of American and British writers. London: Mansell, 1992.
Reference Z2013.5 W6 D378 1992 (LC)
JH 3512
 
English drama, excluding Shakespeare : select bibliographical guides. London; New York: Oxford University Press, 1975.
Reference Z2014 D7 E44 (LC)
JH 1555
 
English Prose Drama
 
English Verse Drama
 
Harbage, Alfred. Annals of English drama, 975-1700 : an analytical record of all plays, extant or lost, chronologically arranged and indexed by authors, titles, dramatic companies &c. 3rd ed. London; New York: Routledge, 1989.
SML stacks Z2014 D7 H37 1989 (LC)
JH 1535
 
The London stage, 1660-1800 A calendar of plays, entertainments & afterpieces, together with casts, box-receipts and contemporary comment. Compiled from the playbills, newspapers and theatrical diaries of the period. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1960-68. 11 v.
SML stacks PN2592 L65
      Also: CCL
JH 2370
 
Modern drama. Toronto: A. M. Hakkert Ltd. May 1958-
SML stacks Hae10 M72 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
      Also: Drama, Periodicals M [Current Issues: la]
JH 2870
 
Nicoll, Allardyce. English drama, 1900-1930; the beginnings of the modern period. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1973.
SML stacks PR736 N53
      Also: Drama Reference PR736 N53 (LC)
JH2855
 
Nicoll, Allardyce. A history of English drama, 1660-1900. Cambridge: University Press, 1952-65. 6 v.
Reference PR625 N535 1952
      Also: CCL
JH 1525
 
Ottemiller, John H. Ottemiller's index to plays in collections : an author and title index to plays appearing in collections published between 1900 and 1985. 7th ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1988.
Reference Z5781 O88 1988 (LC)
JH 1150
 
Play index. 1949/52-1978/82. New York: Wilson, 1953-1983.
Reference Z5781 P53 (LC)
      Also: Drama Reference Z5781 P53 (LC) (through 1992)
JH 1155
 
Restoration and 18th-century theatre research. Chicago, IL: Loyola University, 1962-
SML stacks Haf10 R299
JH 2405
 
The Revels history of drama in English. Ed. Clifford Leech, T. W. Craik. London: Methuen ; New York : Dist. by Harper and Row, 1975-
CCL PN2581 R48
JH 1530
 
Schoenbaum, S. Annals of English drama, 975-1700 : a supplement to the revised edition. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1966-70. 2 v. [see Item 141 for related title]
Reference Z2014 D7 H37 Suppl. (LC)
JH 1535
 
Stratman, Carl Joseph. Restoration and eighteenth century theatre research; a bibliographical guide, 1900-1968. Ed. Carl J. Stratman, David G. Spencer, and Mary Elizabeth Devine. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1971.
Reference Z2014 D7 S87 (LC)
JH 2395
 
Wearing, J. P. The London stage, 1890-1899 : a calendar of plays and players. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976. 2 v.
SML stacks PN2596 L6 W37
JH 2865
 
________. The London stage, 1900-1909 : a calendar of plays and players. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1981. 2 v.
SML stacks PN2596 L6 W38
JH 2865
 
Wilmeth, Don B. American and English popular entertainment : a guide to information sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., c1980.
CCL Z7511 W53 (LC)
      Also: Drama Reference Z7511 W53 (LC)
JH 3525a

B. PROSE FICTION

Messerli, Douglas. Index to periodical fiction in English, 1965-1969. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977.
Reference Z2014 F5 M475 (LC)
JH 1085a
 
Allen, Walter Ernst. The English novel : a short critical history. London: Phoenix House, 1954.
CCL PR821 A44 1954
JH 1505a
 
Baker, Ernest Albert. The history of the English novel. London: H. F. & G. Witherby, [1934-39]. 10 v.
Reference PR821 B35
JH 1505
 
Dyson, A. E. The English novel : select bibliographical guides. London: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Reference Z2014 F5 D94 (LC)
      Also: CCL
JH 1510
 
Grimes, Janet. Novels in English by women, 1891-1920: a preliminary checklist. New York, NY: Garland Publishing, 1981.
Reference Z2013.5 W6 +G75 (LC)
JH 2640
 
Mish, Charles Carroll. English prose fiction. Charlottesville, VA: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1952-
Reference Z2014 F4 +M57 (LC)
JH 2095
 
Rosa, Alfred F. Contemporary fiction in America and England, 1950-1970 : a guide to information sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1976.
SML stacks Z1231 F4 R57 (LC)
JH, p. 317
 
Salzman, Paul. English prose fiction, 1558-1700 : a critical history. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.
CCL PR836 S24 1985
JH 2090
 
Short story index. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1953-
Reference Z5917 S5 S56 (LC)
JH 1085
 
Stevenson, Lionel. The history of the English novel : volume XI : yesterday and after. New York: Barnes & Noble, [1967].
Reference PR881 S74 1967
JH 1505

C. POETRY

Alexander, Harriet Semmes. American and British poetry : a guide to the criticism, 1925-1978. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press, 1984.
Reference Z1231 P7 +A44 1984 (LC)
JH 1255a
 
Brogan, T. V. F. English versification, 1570-1980 : a reference guide with a global appendix. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1981.
Reference Z2015 V37 B76 (LC)
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 1600
 
Case, Arthur Ellicott. A bibliography of English poetical miscellanies, 1521-1750. Oxford: University Press, 1935.
SML stacks Z2014 P7 C37 (LC)
JH 2180
 
Chapman, Dorothy Hilton. Index to Black poetry. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1974.
Reference PN1025 C53
JH 3840a
 
Contemporary poets. Ed. James Vinson. 5th ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
Reference Z2014 P7 C65 1991 (LC)
JH 2895
 
Courthope, William John. A history of English poetry. London: Macmillan and Co., 1903-35.
CCL PR502 C68 1903
JH 1575
 
Davis, Gwenn. Poetry by women to 1900 : a bibliography of American and British writers. London; New York: Mansell, 1991.
Reference Z2013.5 W6 D38X 1991 (LC)
JH 3534
 
Dyson, A. E. English poetry ; select bibliographical guides. London; New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.
SML stacks Z2014 P7 D97 (LC)
JH 1595
 
Kuntz, Joseph Marshall. Poetry explication : a checklist of interpretation since 1925 of British and American poems past and present. 3rd ed. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1980.
Reference Z2014 P7 K8 1980 (LC)
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 1255
 
Martinez, Nancy C. Guide to British poetry explication. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1991-1995. 4 v.
Reference Z2014 P7 M34X 1991 (LC)
JH 1255
 
New Princeton encyclopedia of poetry and poetics. Ed. Alex Preminger and T. V. F. Brogan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.
Reference PN1021 E52 1993
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 1230
 
Perkins, David. A history of modern poetry. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1976-1987. 2 v.
CCL PR610 P47
JH 2890
 

VII. PERIODS

A. OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH

1. PRIMARY SOURCES
 
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. The index of Middle English verse. New York: Columbia University, 1943. Reference Z2012 B76 (LC)
JH 1940
 
________. A register of Middle English religious & didactic verse. Oxford: Bibliographical Society, 1916-20. 2 v.
Reference Z2012 B765 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks X468 P916b
 
The Index of Middle English prose. Handlists. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1984-
SML stacks, under titles of individual vols.
JH 1945
 
Ker, N. R. Catalogue of manuscripts containing Anglo-Saxon. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Reference (on order 2FGD5740)
JH 1645
 
__________. Medieval manuscripts in British libraries. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969-1992. 4 v.
Reference Z6620 G7 K47 (LC)
JH 1810
 
Lancashire, Ian. Dramatic texts and records of Britain : a chronological topography to 1558. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1984.
SML stacks Z2014 D7 L335 (LC)
JH 1925
 
Lewis, Robert E. Index of printed Middle English prose. New York: Garland, 1985.
Reference Z2014 P795 L49 1985 (LC)
JH 1945a
 
A Manual of the writings in Middle English, 1050-1500, by members of the Middle English Group of the Modern Language Association of America. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1967-
Reference PR255 M35
      Also: SML stacks
JH 1825

2. SECONDARY SOURCES

Bennett, H. S. Chaucer and the fifteenth century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1947.
CCL PR255 B45
JH 1310, 1780
 
Bennett, J. A. W. Middle English literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Reference PR255 B48 1986
      Also: CCL
JH 1310, 1785
 
Bosworth, Joseph. An Anglo-Saxon dictionary : based on the manuscript collections of the late Joseph Bosworth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, [1954].
Reference PE279 B67 1954
      Also: CCL Reference (1976)
JH 1695
 
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever. English literature at the close of the Middle Ages. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947.
SML stacks PR291 C43 1947
      Also: CCL
JH 1310, 1790
 
__________. The mediaeval stage. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1925.
Reference PN2152 C43
      Also: CCL
JH 1905
 
Crosby, Everett Uberto. Medieval studies : a bibliographical guide. New York: Garland Pub., 1983.
Reference Z5579.5 C76 1983 (LC)
JH 1850
 
Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Ed. Joseph R. Strayer. New York: Scribner, 1982-1989. 13 v.
Reference D114 +D5 1982
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 1795
 
Greenfield, Stanley B. A bibliography of publications on Old English literature, to the end of 1972 : using the collections of E. E. Ericson. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1980.
Reference Z2012 G83 (LC)
      Also: CCL
JH 1670
 
________. A new critical history of Old English literature. New York: New York University Press, 1986.
CCL PR173 G74 1986
JH 1635
 
International guide to medieval studies. Darien, CT: American Bibliographic Service 1961-
SML stacks Z6203 +I58 (LC)
JH 1835a
 
International medieval bibliography. Leeds, England: University of Leeds, 1967-
Reference Z6203 I585 (LC)
JH 1835
 
Medieval studies: an introduction. Ed. James M. Powell. 2nd ed. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1992.
Reference D116 M4X 1992
      Also: CCL
JH 1755
 
Middle English dictionary. Ed. Hans Kurath. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1952-
Reference PE679 +K87 1952
JH 1860
      Also: Electronically through the WWW from University of Michigan
 
Middle English prose: a critical guide to major authors and genres. Ed. A. S. G. Edwards. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1984.
Reference PR255 M52 1984
JH 1950
 
Pearsall, Derek Albert. Old English and Middle English poetry. London ; Boston: Routledge & K. Paul, 1977.
CCL PR502 R58 1
JH 1735
 
Rouse, Richard H. Serial bibliographies for medieval studies. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 1969.
Reference Z6203 R66 (LC)
JH 1805
 
Stratman, Carl Joseph. Bibliography of medieval drama. 2nd ed. New York: Ungar, 1972. 2 v.
Reference Z5782 A2 S76 1972 (LC)
JH 1930
 
Stratmann, Francis Henry. A Middle-English dictionary : containing words used by English writers from the twelfth to the fifteenth century. New ed. revised and enlarged by Henry Bradley. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Reference PE675 S87 1974
JH 1860a
 
Venezky, Richard L. A microfiche concordance to Old English. Newark, Del.: University of Delaware, 1980.
Microform Fiche B1150
JH1705
 
Venezky, Richard L. A microfiche concordance to Old English : the high-frequency words. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1985.
Reference PE279 +V46 1985
JH 1705
 
Wickham, Glynne William Gladstone. Early English stages, 1300 to 1660. London: Routledge and Paul; New York: Columbia University Press, 1959-
CCL PN2587 W53
JH 1915

B. RENAISSANCE

1. PRIMARY SOURCES

Greg, Walter Wilson. A bibliography of the English printed drama to the Restoration. London: Bibliographical Society at the University Press, Oxford, 1939-59. 4 v.
Reference Z2014 D7 +G74 (LC)
JH 2135
 
London. Stationers' Company. A transcript of the registers of the Company of Stationers of London, 1554-1640 A.D. Ed. Edward Arber. London, 1875-77, 1894. 5 v.
Reference Z329 +S82 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks X463 +A875
JH 2000, also JH 1380
 
London. Stationers' Company. A transcript of the registers of the worshipful Company of Stationers; from 1640-1708 A.D. London: Priv. print., 1913-14. 3 v.
Reference Z329 +S822 (LC)
JH 2005
 
Ringler, William A. Bibliography and index of English verse in manuscript, 1501-1558. London; New York: Mansell, 1992.
SML stacks Z2014 P7 R55X 1992 (LC)
JH 2190
 
________. Bibliography and index of English verse printed 1476-1558. London; New York: Mansell, 1988.
Reference Z2014 P7 R56X 1988 (LC)
JH 2190

2. SECONDARY SOURCES

Bentley, Gerald Eades. The Jacobean and Caroline stage. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1941-68. 7 v.
SML stacks PN2592 B45
      Also: CCL
JH 2110
 
Bergeron, David Moore. Twentieth-century criticism of English masques, pageants, and entertainments: 1558-1642. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 1972.
Reference Z2014 D7 B44 (LC)
JH 2155
 
Bibliographie internationale de l'humanisme et de la Renaissance. Geneva: Droz, 1966-
Reference Z6207 R4 B53 (LC)
JH 2025
 
Bush, Douglas. English literature in the earlier seventeenth century, 1600-1660. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962.
Reference PR431 B87 1962
      Also: CCL
JH 1970
 
Chambers, E. K. The Elizabethan stage. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1951. 4 v.
CCL PN2589 C43 1951
JH 2115
 
Fordyce, Rachel. Caroline drama : a bibliographic history of criticism. 2nd ed. New York: G.K. Hall; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, c1992.
Reference Z2014 D7 F67 1992 (LC)
JH 2145
 
Harner, James L. English Renaissance prose fiction, 1500-1600 : an annotated bibliography of criticism. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1978.
Reference Z2014 F4 H37 (LC)
JH 2105
 
________. English Renaissance prose fiction, 1500-1660 : an annotated bibliography of criticism, 1976-1983. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1985.
Reference Z2014 F4 H372 1985 (LC)
JH 2105
 
________. English Renaissance prose fiction, 1500-1660 : an annotated bibliography of criticism, 1984-1990. New York; Toronto: Macmillan, 1992.
Reference Z2014 F4 H3725X 1992 (LC)
JH 2105
 
Lewis, C. S. English literature in the sixteenth century, excluding drama. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1954.
Reference PR411 L48
      Also: CCL; SML stacks Ib50 i950 3
JH 1975
 
Logan, Terence P. The later Jacobean and Caroline dramatists. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1978.
Reference Z2014 D7 L816 (LC)
JH 2145
 
________. The new intellectuals. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1977.
Reference Z2014 D7 L62 (LC)
JH 2145
 
________. The popular school ; a survey and bibliography of recent studies in English Renaissance drama. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1975.
Reference Z2014 D7 L63 (LC)
JH 2145
 
________. The predecessors of Shakespeare ; a survey and bibliography of recent studies in English Renaissance Drama. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1973.
Reference Z2014 D7 L64 (LC)
JH 2145
 
Salomon, Brownell. Critical analyses in English renaissance drama : a bibliographic guide. Rev. 3rd ed. New York: Garland Pub., 1991.
Reference Z2014 D7 S24X 1991(LC)
JH 2145
 
Salzman, Paul. English prose fiction, 1558-1700 : a critical history. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.
CCL PR836 S24 1985
JH 2090
 
Saunders, J. W. A biographical dictionary of Renaissance poets and dramatists, 1520-1650. Sussex: Harvester Press; Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1983.
Reference PR421 S33 1983
      Also: Drama
JH p. 235
 
White, D. Jerry. Early English drama, Everyman to 1580 : a reference guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1986.
Reference Z2014 D7 W48 1986 (LC)
JH 2165

C. RESTORATION AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

1. PRIMARY SOURCES

Burling, William J. A checklist of new plays and entertainments on the London stage, 1700-1737. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London; Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 1992.
SML stacks PN2596 L6 B84X 1992
JH 2377
 
Crane, Ronald Salmon. A census of British newspapers and periodicals, 1620-1800. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press; London: Cambridge University Press, 1927.
Reference Z6956 E5 C73 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks, Microform
JH 2270
 
Foxon, David Fairweather. English verse, 1701-1750 : a catalogue of separately printed poems with notes on contemporary collected editions. London; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1975. 2 v.
Reference Z2014 P7 +F69 (LC)
JH 2415
 
McBurney, William Harlin. A check list of English prose fiction, 1700-1739. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1960.
SML stacks Z2014 F4 M33 (LC)
JH 2325
 
Milhous, Judith. A register of English theatrical documents, 1660-1737. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 1991.
SML stacks Z6611 T28 M55X 1991(LC)
JH 2380
 
Raven, James. British fiction, 1750-1770 : a chronological check-list of prose fiction printed in Britain and Ireland. Newark: University of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses, 1987.
SML stacks Z2014 F4 R34 1987 (LC)
JH 2335
 
The Term catalogues, 1668-1709 A. D.: with a number for Easter term, 1711 A. D. : A contemporary bibliography of English literature in the reigns of Charles II, James II, William and Mary, and Anne. Edited from the very rare quarterly lists of new books and reprints of divinity, history, science, law, medicine, music, trade, finance, poetry, plays, etc.; with maps, engravings, playing cards, etc.; issued by the booksellers, etc. of London; by Professor Edward Arber. London: Privately printed, 1903-06. 3 v.
Reference Z2002 +T47 (LC)
JH 2235

2. SECONDARY SOURCES

Bond, Donald Frederic. The age of Dryden. Northbrook, IL: AHM Pub. Corp., [1970].
Reference Z2012 B74 1970 (LC)
JH 2245a
 
Butt, John Everett. The mid-eighteenth century. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
Reference PR441 B88
      Also: CCL
JH 2205, also JH 1310
 
Dobree, Bonamy. English literature in the early eighteenth century, 1700-1740. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959.
Reference PR445 D63
      Also: CCL; SML stacks Ib50 i945o 7
JH 2210, also JH 1310
 
The eighteenth century : a current bibliography. 1970-74; n.s.1- 1975- Philadelphia: American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, 1976-
Reference Z2012 E33 (LC)
JH 2245
 
Greene, Donald Johnson. The age of exuberance; backgrounds to eighteenth-century English literature. New York: Random House, 1970.
CCL DA380 G74
JH 2315a
 
Link, Frederick M. English drama, 1660-1800 : a guide to information sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1976.
Reference Z2014 D7 L55 (LC)
      Also: Drama Reference
JH 2390
 
Lund, Roger D. Restoration and early eighteenth-century English literature, 1660-1740 : a selected bibliography of resource materials. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 1980.
SML stacks Z2012 L88 (LC)
JH 2220
 
Nokes, David. An annotated critical bibliography of Augustan poetry. Hertfordshire, UK: Harvester Wheatsheaf; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.
Reference Z2014 P7 N65 1989 (LC)
JH 2425a
 
Sambrook, James. The eighteenth century : the intellectual and cultural context of English literature, 1700-1789. 2nd ed. London; New York: Longman, 1993.
CCL PR441 S33 1993
JH 2315
 
Spector, Robert Donald. Backgrounds to Restoration and eighteenth-century English literature : an annotated bibliographical guide to modern scholarship. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.
Reference Z2012 S65 1989 (LC)
JH 2313
 
________. The English Gothic : a bibliographic guide to writers from Horace Walpole to Mary Shelley. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.
Reference Z2014 H67 S66 1984 (LC)
JH 2345
 
Stauffer, Donald A. The art of biography in eighteenth century England. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press; London: H. Milford; Oxford University Press, 1941.
SML stacks Bd1 191
JH 2430
 
Stratman, Carl Joseph. Restoration and eighteenth century theatre research: a bibliographical guide, 1900-1968. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1971.
Reference Z2014 D7 S87 (LC)
JH 2405
 
Sutherland, James Runcieman. English literature of the late seventeenth century. New York: Oxford University Press, 1969.
Reference PR437 S98
      Also: CCL
JH 2215, also JH 1310

D. NINETEENTH CENTURY

1. PRIMARY SOURCES

The Romantics reviewed : contemporary reviews of British Romantic writers. Ed. Donald H. Reiman. New York: Garland, 1972.
SML stacks PR590 +R43
JH 2550
 
Sadleir, Michael. XIX century fiction, a bibliographical record based on his own collection. London : Constable; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1951.
Reference Z2014 F4 +S23 (LC)
JH 2635
 
Storey, Richard. Primary sources for Victorian studies : a guide to the location and use of unpublished materials. London: Phillimore, 1977.
Reference Z2019 S76 (LC)
JH 2450
 
Vann, J. Don. Victorian novels in serial. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1985.
Reference Z2014 F4 V36 1985 (LC)
JH 2655
 
Ward, William Smith. Literary reviews in British periodicals, 1789-1797 : a bibliography : with a supplementary list of general (non-review) articles on literary subjects. New York: Garland Pub., 1979.
Reference Z2013 W36 1979 (LC)
JH 2280, 2550
 
Wolff, Robert Lee. Nineteenth-century fiction : a bibliographical catalogue based on the collection formed by Robert Lee Wolff. New York: Garland Pub., 1981-
Reference Z2014 F4 +W64 (LC)
JH 2660

2. SECONDARY SOURCES

Altholz, Josef Lewis. Victorian England 1837-1901. Cambridge: Conference on British Studies at the University Press, 1970.
Reference Z2019 A47 (LC)
      Also: CCL; Andrews Study Z2019 A47 1970A (LC)
JH 2520a
 
Annual bibliography of Victorian studies. Edmonton: LITIR Database, 1976-
Reference Z2019 +A55 (LC)
JH 2490
 
Chaudhuri, Brahma. Cumulative bibliography of Victorian studies, 1970-1984. Edmonton, Alta.: LITIR Database, 1988.
Reference Z2019 +C49 1988 (LC)
JH 2490
 
Cumulative bibliography of Victorian studies. 1976/80- Edmonton, Alta.: LITIR Database, 1982-
Reference Z2019 +A555 (LC)
 
DeLaura, David Joseph. Victorian prose; a guide to research. New York, NY: Modern Language Association of America, 1973.
Reference PR781 D45
JH 2740
 
The Encyclopedia of romanticism : culture in Britain, 1780-1830s. Ed. Laura Dabundo. New York: Garland Pub., 1992.
Reference DA529 E53X 1992
 
The English Romantic poets : a review of research and criticism. Ed. Frank Jordan. 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1985.
CCL PR590 E5 1985
JH 2710
 
Faverty, Frederick Everett. The Victorian poets : a guide to research. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968, 1969.
Reference PR593 F38 1969
JH 2715
 
Horsman, E. A. The Victorian novel. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Reference PR871 c H67;1990
      Also: CCL
JH 2632
 
Houtchens, Carolyn Washburn. The English Romantic poets and essayists ; a review of research and criticism. Rev. ed. New York: for the MLA by New York University Press, 1966.
Reference PR590 H68 1966
      Also: CCL
JH 2710a
 
Jack, Ian Robert James. English literature, 1815-1832. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963.
Reference PR457 J33
JH 2455
 
Keats, Shelley, Byron, Hunt, and their circles: a bibliography, July 1, 1962-December 31, 1974. Ed. Robert A. Hartley. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1978.
Reference Z2013 K433 1978 (LC)
JH 2495
 
Keats-Shelley journal. New York: Keats-Shelley Association of America, 1952-
SML stacks In K226 Lk2D
JH 2585
 
Nineteenth-century literature criticism. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1981-
Reference PN761 +N56
 
Reiman, Donald H. English Romantic poetry, 1800-1835 : a guide to information sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1979.
Reference Z2014 P7 R46 (LC)
JH 2725
 
Romantic movement : a selective and critical bibliography. 1979- New York: Garland Pub. Co., 1980-
Reference Z6514 R6 R64 (LC)
JH 2485
 
Stevenson, Lionel. Victorian fiction : a guide to research. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1966.
Reference PR873 S84
    &nsbp; Also: CCL
JH 2665
 
Sutherland, John. The Stanford companion to Victorian fiction. Stanford, CA: tanford University Press, 1989.
Reference PR871 S87 1989
JH 2633
 
Turner, Paul. English literature, 1832-1890 : excluding the novel. Oxford: Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Reference PR461 T87 1989
      Also: CCL
JH 2462
 
Victorian Britain : an encyclopedia. Ed. Sally Mitchell. New York: Garland Pub., 1988.
Reference DA550 V525 1988
JH 2463
 
Victorian fiction : a second guide to research. Ed. George H. Ford. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1978.
Reference PR871 V5 1978
JH 2665
 
Victorian periodicals and Victorian society. Ed. J. Don Vann and Rosemary T. VanArsdel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994.
SML stacks PN5124 P4 V53 1993
JH 2525a
 
Victorian poetry. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University, 1963-
SML stacks Ia105 V6655 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
JH 2720
 
Victorian studies. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 1957-
SML stacks Ia105 V666 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
JH 2490

E. TWENTIETH CENTURY

Allen, Walter Ernest. Tradition and dream : the English and American novel from the twenties to our time. London: Hogarth Press, 1986.
CCL PR881 A55 1986
JH 2830
 
An Annotated critical bibliography of modernism. Ed. Alistair Davies. Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1982.
Reference Z2014 M6 A56 1982 (LC)
JH 2795
 
Carpenter, Charles A. Modern drama scholarship and criticism 1966-1980 : an international bibliography. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1986.
SML stacks Z5781 +C37 (LC)
      Also: Drama Reference
JH 2875
 
Cassis, A. F. The twentieth-century English novel : an annotated bibliography of general criticism. New York: Garland Pub. Co., 1977.
Reference Z2014 F5 C35 (LC)
JH 2835
 
Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century. Ed. Leonard S. Klein. Rev. ed. New York: Ungar, 1981-1984.
Reference PN771 +E5 1981
      Also: CCL Reference
JH 2755
 
A Guide to twentieth-century literature in English. Ed. Harry Blamires. London; New York: Methuen, 1983.
Reference PR471 G78 1983
 
Journal of modern literature. Philadelphia: Temple University, 1970-
SML stacks PN2 J68 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
JH 2780
 
Mellown, Elgin W. A descriptive catalogue of the bibliographies of 20th-century British poets, novelists, and dramatists. 2nd ed. Troy, NY: Whitston Pub. Co., 1978.
Reference Z2011 A1 M45 1978 (LC)
JH 2760
 
Modern drama. Toronto: A. M. Hakkert Ltd., 1958-
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      Also: Drama, Periodicals M [ci:la]
JH 2870
 
Nicoll, Allardyce. English drama, 1900-1930; the beginnings of the Modern period. Cambridge: University Press, 1973.
SML stacks PR736 N53
JH 2855
 
Perkins, David. A history of modern poetry. David Perkins. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1976-1987.
CCL PR610 P47
JH 2890
 
Rice, Thomas Jackson. English fiction, 1900-1950 : general bibliography and individual authors, Aldington to Huxley: a guide to information sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1979-1983.
Reference Z2014 F4 R5 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks
JH 284
 
Shields, Ellen F. Contemporary English poetry : an annotated bibliography of criticism to 1980. New York: Garland, 1984.
Reference Z2014 P7 S53 1984 (LC)
 
Somer, John L. American & British literature, 1945-1975 : an annotated bibliography of contemporary scholarship. Lawrence: Regents Press of Kansas, 1980.
Reference Z1227 S65 (LC)
JH 2800
 
Stanton, Robert J. A bibliography of modern British novelists. Troy, NY: Whitston, 1978. 2 v.
Reference Z2014 F4 S72 (LC)
JH 2840a
 
Twentieth century literature. Hempstead, NY: Hofstra University Press, 1955-
SML stacks Ia105 T914 [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room]
JH 2780a
 

VIII. PERIODICALS

A. BIBLIOGRAPHIES

British literary magazines. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983-86. 4 v.
Reference PN5124 L6 B74 1983
JH 1445
 
Crane, Ronald Salmon. A census of British newspapers and periodicals, 1620-1800. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press; London: Cambridge University Press, 1927.
Reference Z6956 E5 C73 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks, Microform
JH 2270
 
Directory of periodicals publishing articles on English and American literature and language. 1st ed. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1960.
Reference Z2015 P4 D56 (LC)
 
New serial titles. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1953-
Reference Z6945 +N48 (LC)
      Also: Catalog Reference Desk
JH 640
 
Palmegiano, E. M. Women and British periodicals, 1832-1867 : a bibliography. New York: Garland, 1976.
SML stacks Z7962 P29 (LC)
JH 2504a
 
Union list of serials in libraries of the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1965.
Catalog Reference Desk Z6945 +U53 1965 (LC)
      Also: Reference
JH 640a

B. INDEXES AND ABSTRACTS (see also GENRES and PERIODS sections)

Arts & humanities citation index. 1976- . Philadelphia Institute for Scientific Information, 1977- . Three times a year, with the last issue the annual cumulation.
Reference Z5937 +A795 (LC)
JH 365
      Also available online (1978-present) through the Web of Science from the Databases and Article Searching.
 
Modern Humanities Research Association. Annual bibliography of English language and literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1920-
Reference Z2011 M63 (LC)
JH 340
 
Modern Language Association of America. MLA international bibliography of books and articles on the modern languages and literatures. New York: MLA, 1921-
Reference Z7006 M63 (LC)
JH 335
      Available online (1963-present) through First Search from the Databases and Article Searching; also available on CD-ROM (1963-present) in SML CD-ROM Reference Center.
 
Nineteenth century readers' guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899, with supplementary indexing, 1900-1922. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1944. 2v.
Reference AI3 +R43 (LC)
JH 400a
 
Periodicals contents index. (PCI) Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, 1993-.
Available online from the Databases and Article Searching.
      A keyword index to the titles of articles published in several hundred North American, British and Continental journals, covering all subjects from 1818 to the 1960's, with stronger coverage for journals published after 1900. There is no printed equivalent of this database.
 
Poole's Index to periodical literature. Rev. ed. Boston; New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1891- . 6v. In 7
Reference AI3 P656 1938 (LC)
      Also: SML stacks, Beinecke Reference v.1: 1802-1880; v.2: 1892-1896; v.3: 1897-1891; v.4: 1892-1896; v.5: 1897-1901; v.6: 1902-1906
JH 4150
 
Supplemented by:
 
Wall, C. Edward. Cumulative author Index for Poole's Index to periodical literature, 1802-1906. Ann Arbor: Plerian Press, 1971.
Reference AI3 +P657 (LC)
 
Poole's Index: date and volume key. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1957.
Reference AI3 +P658 (LC)
JH 4150a
 
ProQuest Direct
Connect to ProQuest Direct
Contains indexing and access to over 2,000 periodicals--nearly 1,000 of them in ASCII full-text or full-image formats--in a wide range of subject areas. In addition to general core title coverage, there are added subject emphases in the following areas: Arts, Business, Children, Education, General Interest, Health, Humanities, International, Law, Military, Multicultural, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Women's Interests. Together with WilsonWeb, ProQuest Direct replaces the Expanded Academic Index which was available through Orbis.
 
WilsonWeb
Connect to WilsonWeb
A collection of periodical indexing databases covering the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. Databases may be searched separately, or the "Check Relevant Databases" feature may be used to search across multiple databases simultaneously. Together with ProQuest Direct, WilsonWeb replaces the Expanded Academic Index which was available through Orbis.
 

IX. OTHER LITERATURES OF THE BRITISH ISLES

A. IRISH LITERATURE

Anglo-Irish literature : a review of research. Ed. Richard J. Finneran. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1976.
Reference PR8712 A5
JH 2950
 
Baumgarten, Rolf. Bibliography of Irish linguistics and literature, 1942-71. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1986.
SML stacks Z7012 I73 B38 1986 (LC)
JH 2970
 
A Biographical dictionary of Irish writers. Ed. Anne M. Brady and Brian Cleeve. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.
Reference PR8727 C55 1985
JH 2995
 
Brown, Stephen J. M. Ireland in fiction; a guide to Irish novels, tales, romances, and folk-lore. New ed. Dublin; London: Maunsel, 1919.
Reference Z2039 F4 B76 1919 (LC)
JH 3025
 
Cahalan, James M. The Irish novel : a critical history. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1988.
SML stacks PR8797 C34 1988
JH 3023
 
Dictionary of Irish literature. Ed. Robert Hogan. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.
Reference PR8706 D5
JH 2925
 
Eager, Alan R. A guide to Irish bibliographical material : a bibliography of Irish bibliographies and sources of information. 2nd revised ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980.
Reference Z2031 E23 1980 (LC)
JH 2930
 
Hayes, Richard J. Sources for the history of Irish civilisation : articles in Irish periodicals. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1970.
Reference Z2034 +H39 (LC)
JH 2980
 
Hogan, Robert Goode. The modern Irish Drama : a documentary history. Dublin: Dolmen Press; Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1975-
SML stacks PR8789 H62
JH 3030
 
Hyde, Douglas. Literary history of Ireland from earliest times to the present. London: T. F. Unwin, 1903.
SML stacks Hax58 H993
JH 2915
 
Irish university review. Shannon, Ireland: Irish University Press, 1970-
SML stacks A88 Ir87
JH 2955
 
Lester, DeeGee. Irish research : a guide to collections in North America, Ireland, and Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.
Reference Z2031 L47 1987 (LC)
JH 2935
 
McHugh, Roger Joseph. Short history of Anglo-Irish literature from its origins to the present day. Dublin: Wolfhound Press, 1982.
SML stacks PR8711 M35 1982
JH 2920
 
National Library of Ireland. Bibliography of Irish philology and of printed Irish literature. 2nd ed. Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1992.
SML stacks Z2037 D81X 1992 (LC)
JH 2970
 
Weekes, Ann Owens. Unveiling treasures : the Attic guide to the published works of Irish women literary writers: drama, fiction, poetry. Dublin: Attic Press, 1993.
Reference PR8733 W46X 1993

B. SCOTTISH LITERATURE

Annual bibliography of Scottish literature. Aberdeen, Scotland: Scottish Group of the University, College, and Research Section of the Library Association, 1969-
Reference Z2057 A55 (LC)
JH 3080
 
Craigie, William A., Sir. A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue, from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1937-
Reference PE2116 +C73
JH 3090
 
Glen, Duncan. The poetry of the Scots : an introduction and bibliographical guide to poetry in Gaelic, Scots, Latin, and English. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1991.
Reference PR8561 G58X 1991
JH 3130
 
Hart, Francis Russell. The Scottish novel : from Smollett to Spark. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978.
SML stacks PR8597 H37
JH 3120
 
The History of Scottish literature. Ed. Cairns Craig. Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen University Press, 1987-1988. 4 v.
SML stacks PR8511 H47
JH 3060
 
Royle, Trevor. The Macmillan companion to Scottish literature. London: Macmillan Reference Books, 1983.
SML stacks PR8511 R694
JH 3065
 
Scottish literary journal. Aberdeen: Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 1974-
SML stacks PR8500 S35
JH 3070
 
The Scottish national dictionary, designed partly on regional lines and partly on historical principles, and containing all the Scottish words known to be in use or to have been in use since c. 1700. Ed. William Grant. Edinburgh: The Scottish National Dictionary Association, 1931-1976. 10 v.
Reference PE2106 +S26
JH 3095
 

X. MANUSCRIPTS

ArchivesUSA. Available online from the Databases and Article Searching.
 
      Integrates three resources: The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMUC), The Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DARMUS), and The National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS). Researchers can search descriptions of manuscript collections in the United States, link to information about the repositories, and locate the finding aids in NIDS, a microfiche collection in the Microtext Center of SML.
 
Directory of archives and manuscript repositories in the United States. 2nd ed. Phoenix: Oryx, 1988.
Reference CD3020 +D49 1988 (LC)
JH 280
 
U. S. National Historical Publications Commission. A guide to archives and manuscripts in the United States. Ed. Phillip M. Hamer. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1961.
Reference CD3022 A16 (LC)
      Also: Map Collection Reference
JH 280a
 
Index of English literary manuscripts. Ed. P. J. Croft, Theodore Hofmann, John Horden. London : Mansell ; New York: Bowker, 1980.
Reference Z6611 L7 +I5 (LC)
JH 1365
 
British Library. English literary manuscripts. Ed. Hilton Kelliher, Sally Brown. Wolfeboro, NH: British Library, 1986.
SML stacks Z6611 L7 B74 1986 (LC)
 
British Museum. Department of Manuscripts. The catalogues of the manuscript collections. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1962.
Reference Z6621 B84 1962 (LC)
      Also: Catalog Reference Desk
JH 300a
 
First-line index of English poetry, 1500-1800, in manuscripts of the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Ed. Margaret Crum. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. 2 v.
Reference Z2014 P7 +F57 (LC)
JH 1590
 
The National union catalog of manuscript collections. Washington, DC: Library of Congress [etc.], 1959/61-
Reference Z6620 U5 +N37 (LC)
JH 295
 
Stratford, Jenny. The Arts Council collection of modern literary manuscripts, 1963-1972 : a catalogue. London : Turret Books, 1974.
Reference Z6611 L7 S86 (LC)
 

XI. DISSERTATIONS

The BRITS index : an index to the British theses collections, 1971-1987 held at the British Document Supply Centre and London University. Godstone, Surrey, England: British Theses Service, 1989. 3 v.
Reference Z5055 G6 +B74 1989 (LC)
JH 475
 
Comprehensive dissertation index. 1861/1972- Ann Arbor, MI, 1973-
Reference Z5055 U49 +D77 (LC)
JH 460
 
Dissertation abstracts international. A : the humanities and social sciences. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, July 1969-
Reference Z5055 U49 +D57 A (LC)
JH 465
     
Gabel, Gernot U. Dissertations in English and American literature : theses accepted by Austrian, French, and Swiss universities, 1875-1970. Hamburg: Gabel, 1977.
SML stacks Z2011 G25 (LC)
JH 485
 
Index to theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards. London: Aslib, 1986-
Reference Z5055 G6 +I53 (LC)
JH 475
 
Retrospective index to theses of Great Britain and Ireland 1716-1950. Ed. Roger R. Bilboul. Santa Barbara, CA: American Bibliographical Center, Clio Press, 1975-
Reference Z5055 G6 +R47 (LC)
JH 475
 
Reynolds, Michael M. Guide to theses and dissertations : an international bibliography of bibliographies. Revised edition. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1985.
Reference Z5053 +R49 1985 (LC)
JH 455
 

XII. LIBRARY CATALOGS

Ash, Lee. Subject collections : a guide to special book collections and subject emphases as reported By university, college, public, and special libraries and museums in the United States and Canada. 6th ed. New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1985. 2 v.
Reference Z688 A2 +A83 1985 (LC)
JH 205
 
Berg Collection. Dictionary catalog of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American literature. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1969. 5 v.
Reference Z2011 +N47 (LC)
JH p. 24
 
Folger Shakespeare Library. Catalog of printed books of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1970. 28 v.
Reference Z881 +F65 (LC)
JH p. 24
 

XIII. OTHER SOURCES

A. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND TEXTUAL CRITICISM

Bowers, Fredson Thayer. Principles of bibliographical description. NY: Russell & Russell, 1962.
SML stacks X350 949Bob
JH 5205
 
Gaskell, Philip. A new introduction to bibliography. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972.
Reference Z116 A2 G27 (LC)
JH 5195
 
Greetham, D. C. Textual scholarship : an introduction. New York: Garland, 1992.
SML stacks Z1001 G7X 1992 (LC)
JH 5194
 
McKerrow, Ronald Brunlees. An introduction to bibliography for literary students. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928.
SML stacks X350 927m
      Also: CCL Z1001 M33 (LC)
JH 5195a
 
Thorpe, James Ernest. Principles of textual criticism. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1972.
CCL P47 T563
JH 5240
 
Williams, William Proctor. An introduction to bibliographical and textual studies. 2nd ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1989.
SML stacks Z1001 W58 1989 (LC)
JH 5200

B. STYLE MANUALS

Achtert, Walter S. The MLA style manual. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1985.
Reference PN147 A28 1985 (LC)
      Also: CCL Reference; SML stacks
JH 6400
 
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 4th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1995.
Reference LB2369 G53X 1995 (LC)
JH 6400
 
University of Chicago. Press. The Chicago manual of style ; for authors, editors, and copywriters. 14th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Reference Z253 U49 1993 (LC)
JH 6395