Comparative Literature *: Reference Resources/Background Information

Guide to USC Libraries Resources for Research in the Field of Comparative Literature

Reference Resources

Reference resources provide background, overview, and/or summary information. They often identify key concepts and thinkers on a topic, and point to additional (often seminal) works. Other reference sources, such as dictionaries or almanacs, define terms or contain statistical information.

Critical, Cultural, and Literary Theory

Guides to Specific Literatures

General Comparative Literature/Literary Studies

General Reference Databases

Some of the individual resources listed on this guide are included in these databases. They also include reference sources in several disciplines that may include entries relevant to linguistics.