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A worthy companion

Advantages: Comprehensive, good reference material
Disadvantages: Expensive

The first 'Oxford Companion to English Literature' was published in 1932 under the editorial direction of Sir Paul Harvey (no relation the American radio commentator). Half a century and five editions later, this is still a standard, authoritative referen ...

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Review of The Oxford Companion to English Literature - Margaret Drabble (Editor)

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Understanding our Literary Heritage

Advantages: A very comprehensive overview
Disadvantages: Sometimes not detailed enough

...Originally published in 1932, this definitive guide to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble has been updated on several occasions. The main focus of the alphabetical listing is writers and their major works. Writers of course include authors, pla ...

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Advantages: Wonderful resource
Disadvantages: none

The Oxford Companion to English Literature is a weighty tome. But there's no fat! No, sir! Every ounce of the weight of this book is pure literary muscle! The book was first published in 1932, edited by Sir Paul Harvey, and the current edition is edite ...

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Review of The Simpsons Forever - A Complete Guide

Advantages: Loads of facts and quotes from the Simpsons, fans will love it.
Disadvantages: A bit short.

...with a sense of humour and a TV set, am a Simpson's fan. I'm not obsessed by the show and I can't give you a quote from episode 5F03, but I watch it when it's on and enjoy it. So when I received The Simpsons Forever!: A Compl ...

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Review of The Simpsons Forever - Matt Groening

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The simpsons FOREVER

Advantages: Great for big simpsons fans
Disadvantages: more magazine than book, for simpson fans only

The simpsons Forever (a complete guide to our favorite family continued) is a great book RRP £9.99 (purchased from Waterstones) 95 pages long, including indexes etc. Created by Matt Groening and edited by Scott M. Gimple. Published by HarperCollins Ente ...

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