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Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedias of Literature Now Online

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature is an ongoing scholarly resource comprising individual titles covering key literary genres and periods, from the Medieval period to the present. Each contains signed, authoritative articles by recognized literary scholars accompanied by substantive bibliographies.  Olin Library Reference holds print editions, but we’ve now added full text online access.  The currently accessible volumes include:

Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature

Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789

Encyclopedia of the Gothic

Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature

Encyclopedia of the Novel

Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction

Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English

Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

Clicking on the blue icon in the upper-left corner of any one volume will connect to an interface that allows searching across the entire set.  Additional volumes will be made accessible to Cornell patrons as they become available.


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