Welcome! This subject guide is a portal to key print and online library subscription resources, and open web content that support general literary research across all eras and genres as well as the 20th-21st centuries specifically. Additionally, this guide includes resources that provide the historical, cultural, and social milieus which informed and were reflected in the literature of America and Great Britain during these periods.
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Before you begin searching for books and articles, use the sources (encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.) listed in the two "Starting Points" pages. They will:
Call Numbers that are prefaced with REF (e.g., REF PR 9080 .A52 E53 2005) indicate that the book is in the Reference Collection, located on the main/1st floor of Howe Library. Books in the reference collection are non-circulating, but you may scan pages for free in the library.