Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature–NEW eReference

victorianliterature3The Libraries have purchased the following eBook:

The encyclopedia of Victorian literature / general editor, Dino Franco Felluga ; Associate Editors, Pamela Gilbert and Linda K. Hughes. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

SUMMARY: “The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature spans the full sweep of literary genres, figures, and global contexts that define this influential period, blending accessibility with an unmatched breadth of coverage and authoritative scholarship. It comprises over 330 fully cross-referenced entries, combining in-depth omnibus essays exploring major topics, including the novel, plays, poetry, and global Victorian studies, with succinct articles on themes such as cosmopolitanism, journalism, race, sexuality, and reading. This indispensable resource on the current state and future directions of research on Victorian literature is available as a four-volume print set and online.”–Publisher’s website, April 29, 2016.

Dr. Miriam Bailin (Associate Professor, English; Comparative Literature) is one the encyclopedia’s contributors. See her article about medicine in the 19th century.

For questions, contact Brian (bvetruba@wustl.edu ; 5-4824 ; IM/chat ; Olin, rm. 124).

About the author

Brian Vetruba is Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis