English Language & Literature

This guide has links to resources for doing literary research.

Finding Encyclopedias and Background Information

Encyclopedias and reference books can be great resources for background, definitions, or general overviews on a topic. Below are some of our encyclopedia and reference resources. These resources can be best searched by using a general topic you want to know more about (ex. an author, term, theory, or movement).

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