Reader's Guide Literature in English provides expert guidance to, and critical analysis of, the vast number of books available within the subject of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the current American, British and Commonwealth scene. It is designed to help students, teachers and librarians choose the most appropriate books for research and study.
"Presents a solid overview." -- Library Journal
"The reader will emerge with a clear grasp of how critical thinking on the author or topic in question has evolved in recent times...At every random sampling, the articles are taut, lucid and balanced." -- Times Literary Supplement
"An excellent guide for serious researchers." -- Booklist/RBB
"This guide is recommended for its high quality...no comparable one-volume guide to criticism of all literatures in English currently exists." -- Choice
"It should find its way into every reference library of any substance." -- UK Library Assocition Record
"A crucial research guide, Reader's Guide to Literature in English provides one-stop shopping for inquiry into English-language literature." -- American Reference Book Annual