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Research Guides

Literature in English

Find literary criticism

Literary scholars publish their work in scholarly journal articles, conference proceedings, essay anthologies, book chapters, and whole books.

Type How to find out about it How to get it
Journal articles Search for your topic in the library's article search engine or a subject specific database Usually you can get the PDF of the article by clicking the title or the Get it! button.  
Books, book chapters, and essay anthologies Search for your topic in either the library catalogue or a subject specific database

Search the library catalogue then go get it from the shelf

Journal articles

Articles search tab

Use this when you want to a few quick articles on a topic. If you're finding too many results that aren't related to English, try a subject specific database.

Subject-specific databases

Use these when you want the most relevant results.  These databases sometimes list items that aren't in our collection, but don't worry, we can get it for you.

FAQs about articles

Books, book chapters, and essay anthologies

Type your topic into the library catalogue. In the "refine your search" section, try adding the subject "criticism and interpretation" or "history and criticism".

FAQs about books