Lists monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and doctoral dissertations published anywhere in the world.
Subject areas covered by ABELL include:
- English language--syntax, phonology, lexicology, semantics, stylistics, dialectology, vocabulary, orthography, dictionaries and grammars; Language, Literature and the Computer
- Literatures written in English--poetry, prose, fiction, films, biography, travel writing, literary theory, and studies of individual authors
- Bibliography--manuscript studies, textual studies, and the history of publishing
- Traditional culture of the English-speaking world including custom, belief, narrative, song, dance, and material culture
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Contains more than 960,000 records. Over 30,000 records are added to ABELL annually.