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

Minority & Alternative Literature Resources

Here we focus on resources about historically marginalized groups, including:

  • racial and ethnic minorities
  • post-colonial authors
  • gay and lesbian writers

To find resources on minority and alternative literature,

Include a population and a genre or theme of interest in your search. For example:

  • postcolonial fiction
  • african american drama
  • gay lesbian poetry

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

Resources in Other Guides

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.