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Welcome to the English Resource Guide!

Need some assistance navigating a research assignment for your English class? You have come to the right place! This guide is your one-stop shop for information on books, journal articles, databases, and citation guides related to Literature, English, and Composition research. Have additional questions? Contact the Reference Librarian at ex. 474  for additional assistance!

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Literary Criticism Collections

Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism

Reference Shelves
PN 681.5 .C57
As a convenient source of wide-ranging critical opinion on early literature, this series contains excerpts from criticism through the ages on the works of philosophers, poets and playwrights, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers.

Shakespearean Criticism

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PR 2965 .S43
Shakespearean criticism : excerpts from the criticism of William Shakespeare's plays and poetry, from the first published appraisals to current evaluations

Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism

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PN 761 .N5
Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers who lived between 1800 and 1900,

Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism

Reference Shelves
PN 771 .G27
This highly useful series presents substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers, including novelists, poets, playwrights and literary theorists, of 1900 to 1999.

Contemporary Literary Criticism

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PN 771 .C59
Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles approximately 6-8 novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative writers by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.

Poetry Criticism

Reference Shelves
PN 1010 .P62
Criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature.

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