This guide was created to assist students in locating criticism and reviews for poetry and short stories. It includes:
- Instructions on how to use article index databases, like MLA International Bibliography and the Literature Resource Center
- A list of resources, both print and electronic, which can be used to help you determine where and when a poem was originally published
- Places to look online for the full text of a poem
- Biographical resources for finding more about the life of a poet or author
For more on conducting research in English literature, please visit this LibGuide.
Please, Ask a Librarian!
Don't hesitate to ask if you need help! Whether you're trying to narrow down your topic, you're having trouble searching through an electronic database, or you're looking for one specific thing, just contact Harriett Green.
She can be reached by email at green19 [at] illinois.edu, by phone 217-333-4942, or visit her office in 200 South Main Library. For more information about library resources and help, visit the Literatures and Languages Library's website.