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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Cambridge Companions is a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods.

The first two titles in the Companions series were the Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and the Cambridge Companion to Chaucer, which were both published in 1986 and have since been updated with new editions.

Now, over 700 titles have been published with the intention not only to offer comprehensive overview of their chosen topic, but to display and provoke lively and controversial debate.

Cambridge Core hosts the online version of the printed series and includes over 700 Companion titles, over 4,000 essays, as well as bibliographies and further reading. It is fully searchable by author, title, topic, or theme. Content is available as a complete collection or in subsets for institutional purchase and lease. If your institution doesn't have access to Cambridge Companions, you can recommend these by selecting the title you are interested in, and clicking on 'Recommend to your librarian'.

Key Information:

  • Over 25 years of content
  • Over 700 titles
  • 4,000 essays
  • Frequent updates include new and original editions
  • Tools enable teaching and learning
  • Searchable via metadata and full text
  • Reference linking
  • Scholarship is regularly updated with new editions with original versions still available

Key Features for Librarians:

  • Technical Support
  • Online help & F&Qs
  • Usage statistics and reports
  • OCLC and in-house MARC records available

Cambridge Companions can be purchased as a complete Collection or as individual modules as follows:

Cambridge Companions in Literature & Classics
Cambridge Companions in Philosophy, Religion & Culture
Cambridge Companions in Music

Literature & Classics include over 300 titles, comprising:
- 150+ Companions to English Literature
- 60+ Companions to American Literature
- 50+ Companions to European & World Literature
- 30+ Companions to Classical Studies
- 30+ Companions to Drama & Theatre

Philosophy, Religion & Culture include over 200 titles, comprising:
- 110+ Companions to Philosophy
- 50+ Companions to Religion
- 25+ Companions to Culture

Music includes over 70 titles, comprising:
- 20+ Titles in Twentieth Century and contemporary music
- 15+ Titles in musical performance
- 10+ Titles in Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century music

Format: Online
Key stage: 4, 5
Age range: 13-16+

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