Literature

Books

  • Excellent background resources
  • Answer general questions about your topic

Help finding print and ebooks...

  • Tutorial on how to find print and ebooks in the library's catalog, main search page, and ebook collections.

Browse print books

  • Find shelves on 3rd floor with call number ranges below.
  • Books within these call number ranges are organized by subject, so you can find other related books.
KeywordCall # range
Greek/Latin Language and LiteraturePA
Oriental Language and LiteraturePJ
Indo-Iranian Language and LiteraturePK
Eastern Asia, African, and Oceanic Language and LiteraturePL
Literature (General)PN
French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese LiteraturePQ
English LiteraturePR
American LiteraturePS
German, Dutch, Flemish Afrikaans, Scandinavian, Old Norse, Old Icelandic, Old Norwegian, Faroese, Danish, and Swedish LiteraturePT
FictionPZ

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

  • Oxford History of English, 2006
  • Anthem Guide to Essay Writing, 2011
  • English Grammar, 2000

eBook Collection

  • Doing English: A Guide for Literature Students, 2002
  • Modern English Structures: Form, Function, and Position, 2000
  • Second Language Writer's Text, 2002

Articles

  • Foreground resources
  • Answer detailed questions

Help finding articles...

  • Tutorial on how to find articles using the library's main search page and individual subject databases.
  • How to find specific print and ejournals.

Literature databases

NameCategoriesVideo Tutorial
oaFindrAccounting, Acupuncture, Agriculture, Audio Visual, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Botanical Medicine, Business, Business English, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Communication, Computer Science, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Design Management, Dissertations, East Asia, eBooks, Education, Engineering, Environment, ESL, Exercise, Fashion, General, Global Development, Graphic Design, Grey Literature, grey literature, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Human Services, Humanities, Industrial Design, Industrial Relations, Interior Design, International Business, International Studies, Knowledge Management, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Naturopathic Medicine, News, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physician Assistant, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Affairs, Reference, Science, Social Issues, Sociology, Technology, Technology Management, World Religions
TOPICsearch*Literature, News
Project GutenbergCreative Writing, eBooks, LiteratureVideo Tutorial
Open LibraryeBooks, Literature, Reference
Literature Resource CenterAudio Visual, Creative Writing, LiteratureVideo Tutorial
JSTORAccounting, Biology, Communication, Counseling, Creative Writing, Design Management, East Asia, Education, ESL, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, History, Human Services, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Literature, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, World ReligionsVideo Tutorial
Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)Creative Writing, eBooks, Education, Literature, ReferenceVideo Tutorial
eBook CollectionCreative Writing, eBooks, Literature, Reference
Directory of Open Access JournalsCommunication, LiteratureVideo Tutorial
Directory of Open Access BooksCommunication, eBooks, Literature, ReferenceVideo Tutorial
Biography Reference Center*Creative Writing, Literature, ReferenceVideo Tutorial
Biography Reference Bank*Creative Writing, Literature, ReferenceVideo Tutorial
Academic Search Premier*Audio Visual, Biology, Business, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design Management, East Asia, Education, ESL, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, History, Human Services, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Studies, Literature, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology, World ReligionsVideo Tutorial
NameCategoriesVideo Tutorial

Selected ejournal titles

  • English Language and Literature Studies – 2011-present
  • English Studies - 1975 - 1 year ago
  • International Journal of English and Literature - 2010 - present

Help finding audio/visual...

  • Tutorial on how to find films, CDs, and other audio and visual resources in the library's catalog and online resources.

Selected Literature Videos/DVDs

  • Literary Visions
  • Isabel Allende: The woman's voice in Latin-American literature
  • The Classical Age
  • Richard Wright: Writing is his weapon

Selected Literature Websites

Modern language Association (MLA)
A leading advocate for the study and teaching of languages and literatures, serving as a clearinghouse for professional resources for teachers and scholars.
https://www.mla.org/

Romantic Circles
A refereed scholarly Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture.
http://www.rc.umd.edu/

The Victorian Web
Literature, History & Culture in the age of Victoria.
http://www.victorianweb.org/

Studies in Travel Writing
News, reviews and features from the world of travel writing.
http://www.studiesintravelwriting.com/

The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
Promotes the study and teaching of Latino, Native American, African American, Asian and Pacific American, and ethnically specific Euro-American literary works, their authors, and their cultural contexts.
http://www.melus.org/

KU Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction
Resources for SF literary scholars.
http://www.sfcenter.ku.edu/index.html

A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theater and Performance Studies
A guide to freely available online theater resources by Stetson University's Dr. Ken McCoy.
https://www2.stetson.edu/creative-arts/resources/theatre-arts/mccoy-theatre-guide.html

Erin Kelley

Contact Ms. Kelley for:

  • Help with research assignments and projects
  • Information literacy sessions