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An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies

Sixth editionJames L. Harner

With updates by Angela Courtney

“Animatedly, energetically, enthusiastically, and vigorously recommended . . . it should serve as a model for bringing a printed reference online.” — Library Journal

The new, sixth edition of James L. Harner’s Literary Research Guide is available in a searchable online format for libraries, as well as for individuals.

In Memoriam

James L. Harner, the author of the Literary Research Guide and emeritus professor of English at Texas A&M University, passed away on 26 May. A longtime MLA contributor and the editor of the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online, he will be greatly missed for his outstanding scholarship, unparalleled work ethic, good humor, and kindness.

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