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MLA International Bibliography (plus ABELL)

Contains references to language and literature commentary in books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, and folklore. Coverage includes publications in over 60 languages.

Also includes dictionaries, catalogs, handbooks, bibliographies, indexes, other reference works, published working papers, conference papers, conference proceedings, dissertations, handbooks, anthologies for teaching, syllabi, textbooks, and curriculum guides. Subject coverage includes:

  • Literature: from all over the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America
  • Folklore: folk literature, music, art, rituals, and belief systems
  • Language and linguistics: the study of languages from any historical period, including history and theory of linguistics, comparative linguistics, semantics, stylistics, syntax and translation
  • Literary theory and criticism
  • Dramatic arts: film, radio, television and theatre
  • History of printing and publishing
  • Teaching of language, literature, rhetoric and composition at college level (from 1998 onwards)
Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:ProQuest
Research Guides: American Literature, 20th Century, English Literature & Language, Linguistics
Coverage:1926 - present
Update Frequency:9 times a year
Special usage notes:

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