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English and American Literature: Literary Theory

This guide introduces you to some of the most important print and electronic tools for researching in English and American literature.

Books of Note: Literary Theory

Guides and Databases

Literary Theory LC Subject Terms

To browse the library's holdings, use the Library of Congress Classification Outline as a starting point.

PN - Literature (General)
PN 45-57 - Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics. 
PN 59-72 - Study and Teaching
PN 80-99 - Criticism
PN 101-245 - Authorship
PN 1031-1049 - Poetry (Theory)
PN 1110-1279 - Poetry - History and Criticism
PN 3329-3352 - Prose (Philosophy, Theory)

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