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Use the blue tabs above to discover various types of sources for doing research. This guide covers all the tools needed for research in literature, including finding original literary texts and finding criticism about literary works. Related research guides that may help you include:
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Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism; authoritative online handbook with articles on individual theorists, critics, and theoretical schools and movements. Each entry includes a selective primary and secondary bibliography.
Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory (Routledge, 2009) Raynor Ref PN 98 .W64E53 2009 View MARQCAT Record
Encyclopeida of Literary and Cultural Theory (3 vols in Raynor Reference) View MARQCAT record
Postcolonialism: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, 2011) View MARQCAT Record
Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, 2006) View MARQCAT record