Literary Criticism: A Guide to Information Resources

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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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  R PN41 .C3   Cassell's Encyclopaedia of World Literature
  R PN41 .M42   Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
  R PN451 .K8   European Authors, 1000-1900
  R PN44 .M32   Masterplots
  R PN771 .K86   Twentieth Century Authors, a Biographical Dictionary of Modern Literature
  R PN774 .L433   Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century
  R PN1601 .D595   Drama for Students
  R PN3385 .N68   Novels for Students
  R PR19 .O94 2000   The Oxford Companion to English Literature
  R PR77 .L5z   A Library of Literary Criticism
  R PR85 .M33 1985   The Major Authors Edition of the New Moulton's Library of Literary Criticism
  R PR2892 .B69   Shakespeare A to Z
  R PR2987 .S47   Shakespeare for Students
  R PS21 .H3 1995   The Oxford Companion to American Literature
  R PS21 .K96   American Authors, 1600-1900
  R PS21 .R4   The Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature
  R PS88 .C65   Literature in America : an Illustrated History
  R PS129 .A58   American Writers : Selected Authors
  R PS147 .O94   The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States
  R PS151 .M54   Modern American women writers
  R PS153.I52 W47 1999   Native American Literatures : an Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors, and Themes
  R PS153.N5 M264   Masterpieces of African-American Literature


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Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center

American Literary History
American Literature
College Literature
Critical Quarterly
ELH: English Literary History
Essays in Criticism
Journal of American Studies
Journal of Modern Literature
Marvels and Tales
New Literary History
Philosophy and Literature
Resources for American Literary Study
Review of English Studies
Southern Literary Journal
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Victorian Studies
Yale Journal of Criticism

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IPL: Literary Criticism Resources


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