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A superb reference for readers of English literature, this abridgement of Harvey's Oxford Companion to English Literature is now in its second edition, with revisions based on the fourth edition of the Companion. All of Harvey's principal entries on authors, works and mythological and
historical subjects are included in abbreviated form--as well as brief reference notes and articles on general literary topics and terms such as Anglo-Saxon Literature, Blank Verse, and Romantic Revival.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- Dictionaries.
English literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
American literature -- Dictionaries.
American literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.