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MLA International Bibliography (Literature)

The Modern Language Association International Bibliography indexes 4,000 periodicals in English and other languages as well as books, book chapters, and dissertations. Its subject matter includes critical works on literature, language, linguistics, film, and folklore. Though reviews of individual literary and scholarly works are not included, broader review essays ARE included. Many articles listed have no abstracts. Approximately 50,000 citations from journals in JSTOR's Language and Literature collection are also included, providing access back to the 1880s for those titles. (Updated 10 times per year)


1926 - present

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  • Communication / Journalism / Rhetoric
  • Latin America / Caribbean / Iberia
  • Linguistics / Language
  • Literature
  • Theatre
  • Western Europe
  • History - General/Worldwide
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content
  • Anthropology / Archaeology
  • East Asia

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