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Literary Criticism: Books

Introduction to library resources for finding literary criticism.

Where are the Books about Literature?

On the 3rd floor, the main call numbers related to literature are:

Finding Books and More - Library Catalog

How to Find Books

  1. Select Author from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name).

Screenshot of Author search in Library Catalog. Select Author from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name).

 

Sample searches for books by an author:

  1. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name).Screenshot of Subject search in Library Catalog. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name).
  3. Click on the subject heading Criticism and Interpretation.

Screenshot of results for Subject search in Catalog for August Wilson. Click on the subject heading Criticism and Interpretation.

 

Sample searches for literary criticism about an author's work in the Library Catalog:

  1. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name)Screenshot of Subject search for August Wilson in the Library Catalog. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name)
  3. Click on the Author's name in the results list to find books about the author.

Screenshot of the results for a Subject search for author in the Library Catalog. Click on the Author's name in the results list to find books about the author.

 

Sample searches for information about author's in the Library Catalog.

Find Course Reserves

Use Course Search in the Library Catalog to find textbooks, videos, and articles your instructor has put on reserve at the Checkout Desk in the Library.

E-Books about Literature