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Criticism and resources for all types of literature in English..

American Literature Resources

To find resources on American Literature,

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Include a genre or theme of interest. For example:

  • american satire
  • beat generation poetry
  • american dramatists

Browse the reference sources below to find author biographies, work summaries, overviews of literature topics, and more.

Online Reference Sources


Print Reference Sources

Print reference books can be found in the Reference Section, near the Learning Commons on the first level of the library.