Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
This online Guide is an alphabetically arranged survey of literary criticism and theory, with entries for individuals, critical topics, movements, theories, and contributions of specific countries and periods. Includes bibliographies and indexes to related entries at the end of each article. International in scope, with emphasis on western critical theory.
Also available in print format:
Widener | RR 3005.31.13
Lamont | PN81 .J554 2005
These can be invaluable tools for decoding sometimes obscure terminology and complex concepts.