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Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism Subject Guide

See also:  Literary Criticism: Shakespeare

Books you can take with you are in this number range:
800 Literature
810 American Literature in English
820 English and Old English Literature
830 Literatures of Germanic Languages
840 Literatures of Romance Languages
850 Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic literatures
860 Spanish and Portuguese Literatures
870 Latin and Old Latin Literatures
880 Hellenic literatures, Classical Greek
890 Literatures of Other Languages

When searching our catalog use these subjects:
Literature, modern - 21st century - history and criticism
Literature, modern - 20th century - history and criticism
Literature, modern - 19th century - history and criticism
Author's last name, First name - look for subheading criticism and interpretation
(e.g. Angelou, Maya - criticism and interpretation)

Helpful reference books: (All books located at Voorhees)
These books located in Literary Criticism Section:
  Contemporary Authors
  Classical and Medieval Criticism
  Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism
  Shakespearean Criticism
These books shelved with general reference collection:
  Masterplots - Ref 809

Suggested magazine and journal indexes:
Electronic:

Literary Reference Center - from Ebscohost
Bloom's Literature - from Facts on File

Websites:
Critical Reading: A Guide
http://www.brocku.ca/english/jlye/criticalreading.html
Guides form a useful framework to help beginning students think critically about the literature they are reading.

Literary Index - Gale Group
http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex
Use this index to search by author or title in the Gale Literary Series. The library has the following titles in the series: Contemporary Authors, Shakespearean Criticism, Classical and Medieval Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literature Criticism.

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