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Index to scholarly research in several languages covering topics in language, literature, linguistics, folklore and film. Includes citations from more than 4,400 periodicals and 1,000 book publishers as well as series, proceedings, theses.
Literature Criticism Online provides full-text access to Gale's Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) beginning with volume 325 (2012) to volume 393 (2016)(no new volumes will be added as this title was cancelled in March 2016). Older volumes are available in print in the library (Basement Reference, PN 771 .C59). CLC provides full-text or excerpted criticism reproduced from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
These are just a few of the library databases you can search to find scholarly information in the field of English Literature. For a complete list of key databases for English, please see:
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New Books & E-Books
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American Literature and the Long Downturn by Dan Sinykin"This book argues that to find the meaning of our apocalyptic times we need to look at the economics of the last five decades ... For many of us, for different reasons, it feels like the end is coming soon and this book explores how we came to this, and what it has meant for literature.
Call Number: PS 228 .A65 S56 2020
Against Sustainability by Michelle NeelyAgainst Sustainability responds to the twenty-first-century environmental crisis by unearthing the nineteenth-century U.S. literary, cultural, and scientific contexts that gave rise to sustainability, recycling, and preservation. Through novel pairings of antebellum and contemporary writers, the book demonstrates that some of our most vaunted strategies to address ecological crisis in fact perpetuate environmental degradation.
Call Number: PS 217 .E55 N44 2020
Publication Date: 2020-06-02
The Cambridge Companion to British Fiction, 1980-2018 by Peter Boxall (Editor)...This collection brings together some of the most penetrating critics of the contemporary, to explore the role that the British novel has had in shaping the cultural landscape of our time... when the question of what it means to be British has become newly urgent.
Call Number: PR 881 .C347 2019
Bodily Evidence by Geneva Cobb MooreGeneva Cobb Moore explores how Morrison uses parody and pastiche, semiotics and metaphors, and allegory to portray black life in the United States, teaching untaught history to liberate Americans. In this short and accessible book, originally published as part of Moore's Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women's Literature, she covers each of Morrison's novels.