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Try these databases for literary criticism and scholarly articles:
JSTOR This link opens in a new windowSearch the full text of 148 core Literature journals. Most journals do not have current content, though they almost all go back to the very first issue of the first volume of each journal. Be sure to limit your search to the "Language & Literature" discipline to reduce the number or irrelevant results! (Choose browse, then by subject.)
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Sources for Researching Historical Context of Literature
American History This link opens in a new windowFrom the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution.
American History Online This link opens in a new windowSpans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
Salem Online This link opens in a new windowThis resource covers a wide range of topics in the areas of literature, history, science, and health, including the acclaimed Critical Insights series on American authors, a look at decades from the 1920's to the 1970's, famous world innovators, and musicians and composers of the 20th century.