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LIT 2090: Literary Analysis (Calhoun)

Collecting Literary Criticism from Databases

Literary Reference Center / Plus

Search the title of your work, then Limit to "Literary Criticism" as a Source Type.


MLA International Bibliography / JSTOR / Google Scholar

These databases don't provide the option to limit Source Type specifically to Literary Criticism.  Instead, search the title of your work with phrases like "criticism", "literary criticism", "analysis", "literary analysis", etc.

Collecting Literary Criticism from Books

Search CU Books for the title of your work, then add the keyword criticism or critical. You'll see relevant results:


To find more literary criticism, try searching your author's name as a SUBJECT.

Look for subject headings that mention criticism and interpretation