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Literary Criticism: Resources to Use

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Shirley Jackson

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

DH Lawrence

Rachel Carson

Background Information / Reference

Literary Criticism :: Databases

Start with these databases to find literary criticism, authors' bios, lists of literary works, and plot summaries.

General Databases Covering Literature

Use these databases to find more general information about literary works, book reviews, authors' bios and contextual information.

Other Disciplines

Sometimes articles from scholarly journals in other disciplines can inform the critical writing you do on literary works. Below are links to some databases from other fields which may provide useful articles.

UTA Discovery Tool

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Developing Keywords

Basic Searching

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Peer Review Explained

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