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MLA International Bibliography provides access to references to journal articles, books, and dissertations in disciplines including: language, literature, folklore, film studies, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts from the early 20th century to the present. The database also includes the MLA Directory of Periodicals and the MLA Thesaurus, a proprietary, searchable collection of thousands of subject terms, and personal names used in indexing the bibliography.
Useful for: English and Creative Writing and Languages.
Gale Literature provides access to a wide range of literary resources including:
Contemporary Authors Online
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
Literature Criticism Online
Literature Resource Centre
Scribner Writer Series
Something About the Author Online
Twayne's Authors Series
For more information about each source click on What's Inside from the main search screen.
The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature contains 880,000 records, covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
LLBA indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
Useful for English and Creative Writing, Languages and Speech and Language Therapy.
Strathclyde has access to 44 electronic books within the Manchester Gothic Collection and access to Gothic Studies, the official journal of the International Gothic Association. Topics included in this collection include literature, film, television, theatre and visual arts dating from the eighteenth century to the present day.
Please note that Strathclyde does not have access to all eBooks within the Manchester Gothic Collection. Records for the titles we can access can be found via SUPrimo.
Please follow 'Authentication note' instructions against individual records in SUPrimo.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature (over 1,600 journals) of the arts and humanities from 1975 to date. Useful for: Architecture, History, Languages, English Literature, Journalism and Speech and Language Therapy.
Access to the complete works of Ben Jonson alongside an extensive critical and documentary archive. This resource provides access to Jonson's plays, court masques and entertainments, poems, prose and letters. It is possible to search this resource using either old English spelling, or modern spelling.
An international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities, Humanities Index indexes over 400 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK. There are regular monthly updates.
Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. The Library subscribes to the following JSTOR journal collections: Arts & Sciences I,II,III,IV & VII, and Business II. JSTOR archives contains the full-text of non-current issues of journals digitised back to the first issue published to a date generally 3 to 5 years from the most current published issue. We also have access to current content for a few publications on the JSTOR platform. The Library also has access to the JSTOR digitised collection of 19th Century British Pamphlets.
Access to titles from the Literature subject area of the Oxford Handbooks Online Service. Our access is to titles up to and including the 2018 handbooks only. SUPrimo contains records for the titles to which we have access.
The London Stage is a reference work documenting theatrical performances in eighteenth-century London. The resource covers performances from the period 1660-1800. Information has been compiled from the playbills, newspapers and theatrical diaries of the period. It is possible to search by actor, role, performance, theatre or date.
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