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Narrative Studies: Key Literary Studies Resources

This guide is for students in the Narrative Studies Capstone Seminar ENGL 492

Literary Studies Resources

ProQuest One Literature  is a searchable library of over 500,000 works of English and American literature, overseen by an academic Advisory Board. Broken into 4 parts: the Master Index, Literary Database, Reference Works, and Web Resources.

Literature Criticism Online is an extensive compilation of scholarly and popular literary commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.  Helps to trace the history of critical reception.

Literature Resource Center
Biographies and criticism on over 90,000 authors, literary movements, and genres from every age and literary discipline.

Play Index searches over 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present ... . Play Index [includes] plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama. Search for plays by title; author; subject (sisters, culture conflict, marriage); style (symbolism, experimental theater); genre (comedy, melodrama, musical); cast type.