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HE242 Methods of Literary Analysis

Exhibit Sources: Starting Points

A writer interprets, analyzes, and/or explains exhibit sources.  In literature, exhibit sources are often the text you are writing about.  Depending on the direction of your reserach, exhibit sources could also include other relevant primary sources.

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     -Find historical newspapers

Nimitz Library Catalog

Search for books in the Nimitz Library Catalog

Find books on the shelf using LC (Library of Congress) Classification

PS700-3576 Individual American authors
PS700-893  Colonial period (17th and 18th centuries) 
PS991-(3390) 19th century 
PS3500-3549 1900-1960 
PS3550-3576 1961-2000   
PS3600-3626 2001-

 

PR1-9680 English Literature
PS500-614 Poetry
PR3291-3785 17th and 18th centuries
PR3991-5990 19th century
PR6000-6049 1900-1960
PR6050-6076 1961-2000
PR6100-6126 2000-

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