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English & American Literature

Find Books by Subject

Use Library of Congress Subject Headings* in the  Library Catalog to locate books on your topic. Click image below (live link!) to be brought to the Browse search function in CATQuest.

Examples of Library of Congress subject headings for the English language:

english language history
english language lexicography
english language dictionaries
english language slang dictionaries

English-language Dictionaries

NOTE: to find pre-20th century English-language and slang dictionaries, see these other English & American Literature subject guides:  19th century and Medieval-18th century.

English-language Dictionaries (Dialect, Slang, etc.)

History of the English Language