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Victorian Literature: Reference Sources

Library and internet resources for research on Victorian literature.

Reference Sources

There are many types of reference sources, including:

  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
  • biographical dictionaries
  • atlases
  • chronologies

These sources provide background information on a topic and can quickly prepare you for more in-depth research. They can also lead you to other sources if you read closely and make note of works cited that you might be interested in.

Biographical Information

Selected Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Find Background Information

Search these eReference collections to find background information on authors, their works, and the reception of those works. 

Find information on authors, their works, and the reception of those works in print reference sources.

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