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Recommended databases for English

Recommended Reference Books

Recommended from the Main Stacks

Literary Criticism Book Lists

The literature of literary criticism is vast and specialized. Check out some of the Quickbibs listed below to get started! (Note: some items may only be available through Interlibrary Loan).

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Science of Language (Linguistics)

P 121-149
Grammar P 201-299
English Language (study, history of) PE 1-3729

Style, Composition, Rhetoric

PE 1402-1497
Literature (general) PN 1-6790
English Literature PR 1-9680
American Literature PS 1-3576
   Biography, memoirs, letters, etc. PS 126-138
   Women authors PS 147-152
   By period PS 185-231
   Poetry PS 301-326
   Drama PS 330-353
   Prose PS 360-380
   Wit, humor, satire PS 430-439
   Folk Literature PS 451-478
   Collections PS 501-689
   Individuals PS 700-3576

Open Access E-Theses and Dissertations

Be aware that many of the recommended databases on the "Databases" tab will also contain theses and dissertations.

Students in the English program will typically use MLA style in their academic research. Here are some helpful resources.


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