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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 […]

British Periodicals Database Is Now Available

British Periodicals, offering searchable full text and facsimile page images for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the 17th through the early 20th centuries, is now accessible to the Cornell community. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.  The complete title list and issue coverage is available on […]

Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature

The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), a three-volume reference work covering British artistic, literary, and intellectual movements between 1780 and 1830, has recently been added to the Reference collection in Olin (Ref PR447 E55 2012). Under the general editorship of Frederick Burwick (UCLA), the Encyclopedia includes more than 275 entries ranging from 1,000 to […]

Romanticism: Life, Literature, & Landscape

The Library has recently acquired access to Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscape, a rich primary source on the Romantic period in Great Britain. “Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth […]



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