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ENG 212 - Critical Approaches to Literature

This guide is designed to point students to important critical tools and resources in the field of English literature that help with text and author analyses.

Online Reference Tools

Literature Reference

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Other Literary Resources


You might find the following resources useful as you work on your literary analysis project.

Glossary of Literary Terms

Literary Symbols Dictionary

Companion to English Literature

Handbook of English Literature

Dictionary of Literary Terms

Literary Handbook

Guide to English Literature

Encyclopedia of English Literature

Encyclopedia of Poetry

Online Reference Tools

Online Reference Tools

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference

Offers multidisciplinary and cross-searchable dictionary and reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Other Online Reference Resources


Other Reference Resources

Biography in Context

Provides biographical information for thousands of significant people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Contemporary Authors

Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references to thousands of international authors.