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

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Key features

Cambridge Companion is a collection of over 600 titles and over 4,000 essays that have been published with the intention not only to offer a comprehensive overview of their chosen topic, but to display and provoke lively and controversial debate. It is fully searchable by author, title, topic, or theme and also includes bibliographies and further reading

  • Over 25 years of content
  • Over 600 titles
  • 4,000 essays
  • Frequent updates include new and original editions
  • Tools enable teaching and learning
  • Searchable via metadata and fulltext
  • Reference linking
  • Scholarship is regularly updated with new editions with original versions still available

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Cambridge Companions are divided into smaller subject collections including

  • The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics
  • The Cambridge Companions to Music
  • The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture
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