Literary Criticism Research Guide

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Useful LC SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

American Literature--history and criticism
English Literature--history and criticism
Fiction--history and criticism
Literature--history and criticism
Literature, Modern, 20th Century--history and criticism
[genre] history and criticism
Example: Greek drama history and criticism
Russian literature history and criticism
[author] criticism and interpretation
Example: Melville, Herman 1819-1891 criticism and interpretation
[author] [title of work]
Example: Miller, Arthur 1915 Crucible

Useful LC CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

  PN 41   Literary Encyclopedias  
  PN 44   Digests and synopses of literature  
  PN 80-99   Literature: Criticism  
  PR 1-56   English literature: history and criticism  
  PR 57-77   English literature: Criticism  
  PS 51   American Literature: Research, Criticism  

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