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A Dictionary of Media and Communication

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

January 2011; published online January 2011.

Book. Subjects: media studies. 3045 pages.204731 words.

The Dictionary of Media and Communication is an authoritative and wide-ranging A-Z providing over 2,200 entries on terms used in media and communication, from concepts and theories to...

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan.

January 2010; published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: literary theory and cultural studies. 757 pages.206504 words.

This is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism,...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

January 2012; published online January 2013.

Book. Subjects: literary reference works. 5370 pages.599544 words.

Over 4,900 entries

Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 4,900 new and revised...

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A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

Stuart George.

Published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: biography (sport). 257 pages.21263 words.

Over 250 entries

This new Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities contains biographical information on famous individuals from the world of sports....

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Ann Lee Morgan.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: art. 1468 pages.418921 words.

The first one-volume dictionary of American Art to be published in thirty years, this essential resource’s 945 alphabetically-arranged entries offer an insightful and informative view of...

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

James Stevens Curl.

January 2006; published online January 2006.

Book. Subjects: architecture. 6162 pages.608036 words.

‘Splendid...much more perceptive than its recent predecessors...you can't have a more concise, entertaining and informative guide to the words of architecture’, Architectural...

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Atlas of the World's Religions

Frederick Denny.

November 2007; published online November 2007.

Book. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 20 pages.

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Who's Who in the Classical World

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Tony Spawforth.

January 2003; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: biography (historical, political, and military). 564 pages.315810 words.

Focusing exclusively on real people, this is a dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art. Shorter entries...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

James D. Hart.

January 1986; published online January 2002.

Book. Subjects: literary reference works. 2208 pages.339304 words.

For nearly half a century, James D. Hart's Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This concise...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; published online January 2013.

Book. Subjects: social and cultural history. 774 pages.710219 words.

Over 700 entries

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in...

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