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ENG 208: British Literature after Empire

This guide is specifically for the online class ENG208 British Literature after Empire.

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Literature Resource Center

This database offers biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and their works in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. Primary reviews published at the same time as important works are also included.

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This resource acts as a reference guide to over 56,000 entries on important figures in all aspects of England's past and Great Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.