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ENG 2225: Literary Interpretation - Walhout   Tags: english  

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Subject Guide Learning Outcomes

-Students will be able to identify sources useful for preliminary research in order to explore the specific elements of literature topics.
-Students will be able to locate books that provide background information as well as in-depth information and discussions for their literary research.
-Students will learn how to use certain databases to find literary criticism.
-Students will become familiar with Google Books and Google Scholar in order to expand their literary research toolbox.


Sample Reference Books (Main Level of the Library- Use these books in the Library; make copies/scans)

Research guides, encyclopedias, concordances, chronologies, dictionaries, bibliographies such as these can provide important, credible, scholarly foundational information on authors and their works.

This list exemplifies the types of materials at the SPU Library for many authors, styles, time periods, and theories. Please consult the library catalog or a librarian to find exactly what you need!


Special Resource

Cover Art
The Oxford English Dictionary Online - Edmund S. Weiner (Editor); John Simpson (Editor)
Also in print in the Reference Section at: REF PE1625 .O87 1989


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