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Literature & Literary Criticism   Tags: criticism, literary, literature, poetry  

This guide is comprised of both library and Internet resources recommended for finding information on Literature and Literary Criticism. All types of material, including articles from journals and chapters from books, can be found using this guide.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Peter Holland (Editor)
ISBN: 9781107024519
Publication Date: 2012-11-08
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948, Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies and of the year's major British performances. The theme for Volume 65 is 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The complete set of Survey volumes is also available online at This fully searchable resource enables users to browse by author, essay and volume, search by play, theme and topic and save and bookmark their results.


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With What Persuasion - Scott F. Crider
Call Number: PR 3007 .C75 2009
ISBN: 1433103125
An Essay on Shakespeare and the Ethics of Rhetoric (series: Studies in Shakespeare v. 18)

Getting Started

Welcome to the subject guide for Literature and Literary Criticism.

This guide will direct you to the various resources available for research in Literature.  It will point you to useful databases, journals, books and reference sources, and online information available at the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library.  Most of the databases are indexes to articles in journals and chapters in books. For initial research, try the online library catalog and/or encylopedias.   

Follow the above TABS for specific information on Literature and Literary Criticism. 

Have an interest in browsing?  Then try the following selection from the Library of Congress classification scheme, which is what we use to classify the library materials:

P  Philology. Linguistics

 PA  Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature

 PB  Modern languages. Celtic languages

 PC  Romanic languages

 PD  Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages

 PE  English language

 PF  West Germanic languages

 PG  Slavic languages. Baltic languages. Albanian language

 PH  Uralic languages. Basque language

 PJ  Oriental languages and literatures

 PK  Indo-Iranian languages and literatures

 PL  Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania

 PM  Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages

 PN  Literature (General)

 PQ  French - Italian - Spanish – Portuguese literature

 PR  English literature

 PS  American literature

 PT  German - Dutch - Flemish literature since 1830

Afrikaans - Scandinavian - Old Norse literature:

Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian

Modern Icelandic - Faroese - Danish - Norwegian - Swedish literature



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