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This guide is designed for ENG 225 and 226.


This LibGuide is designed for ENG 225 and 226: American Literature

Surveys major periods and writers of American literature from its beginnings. Enables students to understand the continuities and discontinuities of American literature. Including writings by traditional male and female authors, as well as minority authors. Instructors may use historical and/or thematics approaches.


Welcome to the American Literature LibGuide. Click through the tabs for information on using books and e-books, journals and databases, and web resources to research topics in the area of American Literature.

Use the Books and E-books tab to search the library catalog, find a list of book resources, and a collection of e-books.

The Journals and Databases tab provides links to databases and suggested search topics.

You can find links to web resources using the Web Resources tab.

The Citations and Style Guides tab provides information on popular style guides and links to online resources.

The Literary Terms tab provides some definitions of popular literary terms and links to online literary dictionaries.

For more help, visit the Help tab.

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Basil Martin