English Subject Guide

English Subject Guide

Books, Movies and Music
Language and Literature materials are located in the P section of call numbers. English (i.e. British) literature is in the PR section and American literature is in the PS section.We have a number of audio and video productions related to literature (e.g. Shakespeare's works) located in the Audio and Video sections of the Library in the P section of call numbers.

The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is at call number LB2369 .G53.


Academic OneFile Locate articles in the social and physical sciences, arts, humanities, national news sources and general interest magazines.
Academic Search Premier A full text multi-disciplinary database accessing over 4,600 journals.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online Find literary criticisms, author biographies, theme summaries and more.
Literature Criticism Online Comprehensive archive of literature and poetry criticisms.

Anthology of Modern American Poetry
A companion to Anthology of Modern American Poetry
Includes Bartlett's Quotations
Cerise Press A free online magazine featuring a range of genres, including poetry and short fiction

Invitation to World Literature  A multimedia course on classics of literature; 13 half-hour video programs and Web site.
Open Source Shakespeare Full-text access to all of the Bard's works
Poetry Foundation Includes criticisms, poetry news and biographical information
TED talks on books, film and literature
Walt Whitman Archive A wealth of electronic Whitman resources from the Univ. of Nebraska
Webster's Dictionary

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