English: Literature & Criticism

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Scholarly journal articles in area studies, art, business & economics, history, humanities, law, medicine & allied health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.  See the video tutorial.

Project Muse

A collection of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more.


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Biography In Context

Biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study.

Book Review Digest Plus

Reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, providing review excerpts and full-text reviews (1983-present). Includes children’s books as well as books for adults and young adults.

Humanities Source

Humanities articles: art, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, literary criticism, music, the performing arts, philosophy & religion.


Poems and poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.

MagillOnLiterature Plus

Critical analyses and brief plot summaries (from the Masterplots series) of literary works, as well as author biographies and essays.

  Research Guides

Asian American Fiction

A library research guide for doing background research on Asian American studies, history and finding literary criticism about specific authors.