Find Your Literature
Welcome to the research guide for Introduction to Literature. This guide will help you find research materials and cite your sources.
See below for course information and a quick list of resources to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
See the Library Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.
- Gale Literature Resource Center
Gale Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource, offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis for literary studies.
- MLA International Bibliography
Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), the MLA International Bibliography is the definitive index for the study of language, literature, linguistics, rhetoric and composition, folklore, and film, covering scholarly publications from the early 20th century to the present.
- English Studies
Journal of English language and literature.
- Five Points: A Journal of Literature and Art
A literary journal dedicated to publishing quality fiction, poetry, essays, photographs, artwork, and interviews. (Not peer reviewed.)
- The Facts on File Companion to the American Short Story byCall Number: 813.0103 F119ISBN: 0816031649Publication Date:
Engaging and jargon-free, with contributions from a team of scholars, The Facts On File Companion to the American Short Story is the only reference to analyze the genre as a whole.
- The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature byCall Number: 820.9 K1394pISBN: 1596980117Publication Date:
Citing declining coverage of classic English and American literature in today’s schools, a primer challenges popular misconceptions while introducing the works of core masters such as Shakespeare, Faulkner, and Austen.
Humanities at Northwestern
These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.
- School of Arts & Sciences
The departments within the school offer a total of fifteen majors and twenty minors at the undergraduate level and a master of arts in American studies at the graduate level.
- English, Foreign Language & Humanities
The Department of English, Foreign Language & Humanities offers a broad range of courses leading to the bachelor of arts degree in English or English education. Students may also pursue a minor in English, writing, or Spanish.