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Bibliography: Literature

The following are a selection of related subject headings in the Online Catalog:

American literature --History and criticism

Literature --Bio-bibliography  

Authors, American --Periodicals

Literature --Dictionaries

American literature --Bio-bibliography

Literature, Modern --19th century --Bio-bibliography 

Authors, American –Biography

Authors, American --20th century

Literature, Modern --19th century --History and criticism  

Authors --Biography –Dictionaries

Authors, English –Biography

 Literature, Modern --19th century --History and criticism --Periodicals  

Characters and characteristics in literature

English literature --History and criticism

Literature, Modern --20th century --History and criticism --Periodicals  
English literature --Bio-bibliography United States --Bio-bibliography  

European literature --History and criticism

United States --Biography –Dictionaries

Great Britain --Biography  

...also by author’s name (last name first)  

Great Britain --Bio-bibliography  


Some of the related titles owned by the library

American writers

British writers
REFERENCE PR85.B688 v.1-4, supp.1-4

Contemporary authors

Contemporary literary criticism
REFERENCE PN771 .C59 v.1-118

Critical survey of long fiction: authors
REFERENCE PN3451 C 73 1984

The critical temper : a survey of modern criticism on English and American literature from the beginnings to the twentieth century
REFERENCE PR83 .C764 v.1-4

Cyclopedia of literary characters II
REFERENCE PN44 .M28 1990 v. 1-4

Cyclopedia of world authors II
REFERENCE PN451 .C93 1989 v.1-4

Dictionary of literary biography
REFERENCE PS129.D48 1982 v.1-19
REFERENCE PS129 D5 v.1-182

Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century
REFERENCE PN774 .L433 v.1-4

Jackson, Richard L.
The Afro-Spanish American author II : the 1980s : an annotated bibliography of recent criticism

Literature criticism from 1400 to 180
REFERENCE PN86 .L53 v.1-56

Masterpieces of Latino literature
REFERENCE PQ7081.A1 M29 1994

Masterplots II: American fiction series
REFERENCE PN846.M37 1986 v.1-4

National cyclopedia of American biography
REFERENCE E176.N28 v.1-44

Nineteenth-century literature criticism
REFERENCE PN761 .N5 v.1-75

Poetry criticism
REFERENCE PN1010 .P62 v.1-29

Twentieth-century literary criticism
REFERENCE PN771.T75 v.1-84

Selected Internet Resources from the Librarians' Internet Index (http://lii.org)


American Authors on the Web - http://www.lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/AmeLit.html 
Comprehensive and up-to-date directory of American authors. It's arranged chronologically by authors' dates.
Use your browser's Find button to search by name. Maintained by an English Literature Professor at Nagoya


British and Irish Authors on the Web - http://www.lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/UK-authors.html 
Comprehensive and up-to-date directory of British and Irish authors. It's arranged chronologically by authors'
dates. Use your browser's Find button to search by name. Maintained by an English Literature Professor at
Nagoya University.


The English Server - http://eserver.org/ 
Tens of thousands of texts in the humanities, plus links to associated sites. The service, which has been online

since 1990, is managed by a collective of students, faculty, and staff at Carnegie Mellon University. Searchable and



IPL Online Texts Collection - http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hum60.60.00/
Over 20,000 online texts that can be browsed or searched by author, title, or Dewey Decimal Classification. The fields

in the record entries can also be searched. These aren't just the out-of-print classics. Try a search on "digital" or "electronic."

From the Reading Room of the Internet Public Library.


Online Literary Criticism Collection - http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/
Links to over 4,000 critical and biographical resources dealing with American and British literature from pre-1500 to the

twentieth century. Each link is annotated and can be accessed by author, work or literary period. The links are selected

"for their overall usefulness" for high school and college students. A literary criticism guide and a pathfinder have been

provided for further exploration of Web and print resources. From The Internet Public Library.


Pegasos: Literature Related Resources - http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/ 
Contains profiles of hundreds of authors through the ages, browsable by last name or date of birth. Includes separate list

of Nordic writers. Note: the material is translated from Finnish to English, and sometimes suffers from the process. From

the Kuusankoski Public Library, Finland. (See "The Library Song").


Voice of the Shuttle - http://vos.ucsb.edu/ 
A directory of briefly annotated "links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet," including disciplines

that "interact with the sciences and social sciences and with new digital media." Searchable; and browsable by discipline,

and resource (including teaching resources, libraries and museums, and reference). From the University of California, Santa Barbara.