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Russian Literature and Culture

Russian Literature

Handbook of Russian Literature 
Ref PG2940 .H29 1985 
Excellent source for starting your research. Includes short bibliographies to get research started.

Reference Guide to Russian Literature 
Ref PG2940 .R44 1998 
Articles about the major Russian writers and their works.

Bibliographies and History of Russian Literature

Dictionary of Russian Women Writers 
Ref PG2997 .D53 1994 
Life and works of 448 authors.

Early Modern Russian Writers, Late Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 
Ref PG2991.2 .E17 1995 
Articles about a writer's times, life and works.

History of Russian Literature

Nineteenth-century Russian Literature in English: A Bibliography of Criticism and Translations 
Ref PG3012 .P76 1990

Russian Literature in the Age of Pushkin and Gogol. Poetry and Drama 
Oversize PG2991.3 .R866 1999

Russian Literature in the Age of Pushkin and Gogol. Prose 
Oversize PG3093 .R79 1999

Russian Women Writers 
Ref PG3203.W64 R868 1999 (2 v.)

General Literature

A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory 
Ref PN41 .C83 1998 
"A comprehensive dictionary of literary terms which are in regular use in the world today."

Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century 
Ref PN771 .E5 1999 (4 v.)

European Writers 
Ref PN501 .E9 1983 
Articles about author's time, life, and works. Bibliographies follow each article. 14 vols.

A Glossary of Literary Terms 
Ref PN41 .A184 2005 
Defines and discusses terms, critical theories, and points of view commonly used in the analysis and interpretation of literary works.

New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics 
Ref PN1021 .N39 1993 
History, theory, technique, and criticism of poetry from earliest period to present. Available online through Literature Online.