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Nineteenth-Century Literary Studies: Microfilm

This guide focuses on resources for the study of nineteenth century literature, with special emphasis on primary resources. Its origin can be traced to a 2003 research orientation offered to a graduate seminar on 19th-Century British Literature.




Microfilm: English Literary Periodicals (also known ELP). These 341 periodicals, published in Great Britain during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, are predominantly literary in nature. Besides literary reviews and miscellanies, however, there are also theatrical, satirical, political, religious, and women's magazines. Examples: Monthly Review, Critical Review)

UCLA microfilm. USC: Relevant Print Title: Accessing English literary periodicals: a guide to the microfilm collection. (print: Doheny Z6956.G6E5 1981.)

Early British Periodicals is a supplement to ELP, consisting of additional 168 titles (1681-1921). Examples: Quarterly Review, Edinburgh Review.

UCLA: microfilm and print Guide to the Early British Periodicals on Microfilm

Primary Source Media a searchable database of primary materials available on microfilm from Thompson Gale


Subject Guide

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