British Literature Research Guide
Start on FDU’s homepage, www.fdu.edu, and open “Web Shortcuts” dropdown box at left: Select “Libraries”.
To find background information on your topic:
Go to FDU Online Library, choose Credo Reference and
Select “Find Topics Pages” and search “English Literature”.
A Key book in the reference collection: British Writers Ref. PR 85. B688
To find books, go to Search Library Catalog:
Select Location “Giovatto Library” for books or “E-Books” to access books online
Preview books in “Google Books”
Key book: The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works PR 2755. W45 2005
A. Baugh. A History of the English Language
A. Baugh, et al. A Literary History of England
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, multi-volume
Oxford History of English Literature. 13vols
The Rutledge History of English Poetry. 6 vols
Correale and Hamel. Sources and Analogues of the Canterbury Tales. 2 vols
E.S. Loomis ed. Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages
Parks and Beatty. The English Drama, 900-1642
E.K. Chambers. The Medieval Stage
A.D. Cousins. The Shakespeare Encyclopedia
Watt. The Rise of the Novel
Tuttleton. The Novel of Manners in America
Preminger and Brogan, eds. The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics.
Groden and Kreiswirth, eds. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism.
Bloom. The Closing of the American Mind.
Telushkin. Jewish Literacy.
Carroll. Abandonment of the Jews.
Mendelsohn. The Lost.
The Labyrinth. Resources for Medieval Study. Blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/laybyrinth/
Chaucer Research in Chaucer Review
International Medieval Bibliography
Twentieth Century Literature
British Humanities Index
American Humanities Index
Literary History of the United States
Year’s Work in English Studies
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature
To find scholarly, magazine, or newspaper articles, go to FDU Online Library
JSTOR Scholarly Journal Archive
Literature Resource Center
Literary Reference Center
MLA International Bibliography
To find scholarly articles:
Select “peer-review” where available
If full text of the article is not available, go to Journal Locator and select “Title Equals”
If is still not available, go to Google Scholar
If not available, then fill Interlibrary Loan Request Form @ FDU Library web page
Also use Google Scholar’s Related Articles feature to find more articles
To assist with your references, go to www.knightcite.com
British Library: English Literature http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/englit/index.html
British Library: Literary Landscapes http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/literland/index.html