An excellent source covering various aspects of Italian culture.
Covers the period from the end of the 19th century to the 1970's. Survey articles discuss authors, genres, and literary movements in each of the European national literatures while most of the studies focus on individual authors. A select bibliography concludes each article.
Concentrates on the twentieth century, while not neglecting earlier periods, this work offers articles on important critics and theorists, schools and movements, and national and topical specialities.
Provides international coverage of drama from ancient times to the present but emphasizes dramatists of English-speaking nations and those of Western and Eastern Europe.
This is an outstanding reference work that covers the history, theory, technique and criticism of poetry. It is universal in scope.
Dizionario Enciclopedico Italiano. (1955 to 1961)
Reference AE35 .D5
Italian Prose Writers, 1900-1945. (2002)
PQ4057 .I734 2002
A bio-bibliography of Italian writers.
An online version Dissertations and Theses (formerly Dissertation Abstracts) covers 1861 to present, but abstracts of dissertations before 1980 are only available in the print version.
An annual, then quarterly, classified list of both M.A. and Ph.D. theses with subject and author indexes