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Online Reference Material
The following links will take you to excellent sources of background information on people, places, terms, and trends.
See below for a short video on how to use the Literature Resource Center. Note that you will need to authenticate in Zoom before you can view it - select the option to "Sign in with SSO," and then add "mit" to the domain box on the next screen.
Scribner Writer Series
Literary criticism and overviews of writers from around the world. Antiquity to the present.
Literary criticism and in-depth introductions to writers from around the world, from antiquity to the present. Also includes essays on specific works.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Online encyclopedias in many different subjects
Online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Covers a wide variety of subjects.
Oxford Reference Online
Online dictionaries and handbooks from many different fields, including literature.
Literature, Global Studies and Languages, and Theater Arts Librarian
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