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ENG-2120 Survey of American Literature
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A guide that will help survey students research and develop topics concerning American literature studies.
Background Research and Primary Texts
Books and Monographs
Open Source and ILL
“Good fiction’s job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”
David Foster Wallace
American Literature Eras
American Literature Timeline
Chronologically lists major literary movements, key feature, and key texts in the American literature tradition. Additionally, it provides historical background to each major period.
Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events
Lists literary texts in conjunction with the the political and social events occurring during that time.
The Norton Anthology of American Literature
Robert S. Levine (Editor); Michael A. Elliott (Editor); Sandra M. Gustafson (Editor); Amy Hungerford (Editor); Mary Loeffelholz (Editor)
Call Number: ILL
Available in different volumes.
How to Best Use This Research Guide
with a primary text in mind
Dictionaries and encyclopedias explore a subject's key issues and terminology. Always look at the bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia entry for a list of valuable academic resources for further research on the subject.
Use the bibliographies and any information gleaned from the
to help find and interact with
The sources cited in the research paper should only included secondary sources
meaning books, articles, and essays
that make a critical claim with researched reasons and evidence.
Journal articles are a great and necessary way to explore and interact with current critical conversations in any given field of research
Citation and Research Writing
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Annotated Bibliography Guide
The SEBTS Writing Center's guide to writing and formatting an annotated bibliography.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition
Kate L. Turabian; Wayne C. Booth (Revised by); Gregory G. Colomb (Revised by); University of Chicago Press Staff (Revised by); Joseph M. Williams (Revised by)
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2013 & in
The Craft of Research
Wayne C. Booth; Gregory G. Colomb; Joseph M. Williams
Call Number: Q180.55 .M4 B66 2008
A Research Guide for Undergraduate Students
Nancy L. Baker; Nancy Huling
Call Number: PR56 .B34 2000
Literary Research Guide
James L. Harner
Call Number: Z2011 .H34 2008
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American Literature Callnumber
PS 1 - 3626
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