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English Subject Guide


This guide is designed to assist students enrolled in English courses with locating Library resources for their research assignments. The guide is organized into steps that cover the basic research process for locating and citing relevant sources used in writing a paper or other projects. For general research assistance other than English, view the links listed under Research Tools.

Subject keyword search terms related to English Literature include:

English literature • Literature • Plays • Playwright •  Graphic novels • Memoirs • Poetry • World literature • American literature • African American literature • Medieval literature • Middle English literature • Indigenous literature • Latin American literature • Asian literature • Post modern literature • Victorian literature • Romantic literature • Classic literature • Children's literature • Analyzing literature • Reading • Writing • Grammar • English studies • Language arts • Creative writing • Composition • Drama • Fiction • Short fiction • Mystery literature  • Horror literature  • Science fiction literature  • Fantasy literature  • Non-fiction literature  • Young adult literature  • Specific author