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The Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and institutions, and providing a range of key examples. This fully updated second edition is divided into five sections which cover: tools of the trade - a brand new chapter outlining how to make the most of literary resources textual scholarship and book history - explains key concepts and variations in editing, publishing and bibliography issues and approaches in literary research - presents a critical overview of theoretical approaches essential to literary studies the dissertation - demonstrates how to approach, plan and write this important research exercise glossary - provides comprehensive explanations of key terms, and a checklist of resources. Packed with useful tips and exercises and written by scholars with extensive experience as teachers and researchers in the field, this volume is the ideal Handbookfor those beginning postgraduate research in literature.
The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature ― from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions.
Includes biographies of novelists, playwrights, poets & critics, summaries of books & plays, descriptions of characters, definitions of literary terms & movements, & much more.
Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature by George Perkins (Editor); Barbara Perkins (Editor); Phillip Leininger (Editor)
Call Number: REF PS21 .B46 1991
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Dictionary of Midwestern Literature by Philip A. Greasley (Editor)
Call Number: REF PS273 .D53 2001
Publication Date: 2001-05-30
Beat Culture: icons, lifestyles, and impact by William T. Lawlor (Editor)
Call Number: REF PS228.B6 B368 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-20
Beat Culture is the definitive guide to one of the most vibrant and challenging periods in American cultural and political history. Sex and morality. Drugs and delinquency. War and peace. Madness and serene contemplation. These are all still contemporary concerns, but the history of the Beat Generation shows that such considerations are far from new.
Searching for Books or chapters in books
In the Morgan Library's collection you'll find Literary and critical reviews as complete books or chapters in books. In LancerQuest you can either perform a KEYWORD search on your author (last name is sufficient) and the title of the work OR a Subject Search using the title of the work as the subject.
Click on the title and then Description to see the table of contents for that book. Some older books will not have the table of contents and you'll have to locate the book the shelves to review the table of contents.