Questions about the Encyclopedia

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Who edits, owns and controls The Literary Encyclopedia?

Who writes The Literary Encyclopedia?

Can I contribute to The Literary Encyclopedia?

How do I link to the Literary Encyclopedia from my own website?

How can I have a link to my site included in The Literary Encyclopedia?

How do I cite the Literary Encyclopedia?


Using the Encyclopedia

What is in the Encyclopedia?

What’s the difference between "Anywhere", Simple Search
   and the Advanced Search?

How are the entries indexed? What is a Domain/Kind/Activity?

How do I search for people who do a particular kind of activity?

How do I search for works by a particular person?

How do I look for people from a particular country?


How do I search for other recommended internet resources?

What are the other research tools available in The Literary Encyclopedia?

How can I find a book about a particular person/work/topic?

The “Print” button does not work!

I’m a Contributor to the Encyclopedia.
    How do I sign up for my free membership?

I’ve set up an Advanced Search.
   How do I save these settings so I can make the same search again?

Why can’t I read the full text of the entries?

How do I make a timeline? How do I save a timeline?