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  • Access to over 15 million words in reference and critical material
  • Coverage of world literatures: British, American, Canadian, Classics, Hispanic, German, French, Italian, Slavic, East European, Middle Eastern, postcolonial and more
  • Selective, reliable and authoritative material, commissioned and refereed by specialist subject editors
  • An average 20-30 new essays published each month
  • Continually updated material; indexed and searchable in EBSCO
  • Integrated digital resources: author life-chronologies, customizable timelines, related article clusters, critical bibliographies
  • Mobile and tablet integration for a seamless browsing experience

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If you are a student and wish to use our resources, but your institution does not currently subscribe to the LE, you may consider asking your library for a trial.