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Proseminar: Methods for Literary Research

Spring 2013

Listed in: English, as ENGL-473; Robert T. Hayashi (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.

Arts & Humanities Full Text
Full-text publications that focus on art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre and cultural studies.

Book Review Digest (1908 to present)
Reviews of English-language fiction and nonfiction books from U. S., Canadian, and British periodicals.

Cambridge Companions Complete Collection
Surveys of authors, literary history, culture, and philosophy, all written by scholars.

GenderWatch (1970 to present)
Full text of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.

JSTOR
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)

Project Muse
Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

PsycInfo (1887 to present)
Covers the academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, sociology, education, and other areas.

Reference

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Extensive collection of critical essays and biographical information on contemporary authors.

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
300 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, schools, and movements.

Literature Resource Center
Full-text critical studies, biographies of authors; covers all genres, all time periods, and all regions.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography