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English Language and Literature

Resources for research and inquiry including; scholarly articles, databases, primary sources, literary criticism and more


On this page you will find both print and digital resources to help you in your research. Books offer in-depth coverage of a subject, overviews of a big topic, background information, as well as recommended readings, or a bibliography.  Academic books are often a collection of essays or have distinct chapters on specific aspects of the topic at hand.  Use the Table of Contents or the Index of a book to find the book chapter that fits your needs.

Finding Books in the Library

Try a keyword search using terms such as "queer theory" or "new historicism" and then try to locate the appropriate subject headings to find a precise list of books.  For example:

Marxist Criticism


There are a large number of print resources related to the study of English Language & Literature and all of its facets within the library's collection. This list aims to serves as an example of the types of topics covered and showcase items that have been recently added to the collection.