ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature)

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Literature Online (LION) includes the Annual Bibliography of English Literature and Language (ABELL) - 880,000+ records of articles monographs and dissertations from 1920 onwards.

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Subject Coverage 

  • Literature and Literary theory
  • Languages and linguistics





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