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Finding Literary Criticism in the Library
General Arrangement in the Stacks – by type of literature, then time period, then author
Books by an author, criticism of the author’s writing and biographies are shelved together
General Literature Classifications
- PN (General Literature)
- PQ (Romance Literatures), PT (Germanic Literature).
- PR (English Literature)
- PS (American Literature)
- Keyword Searches in the Library Catalog
- Author’s name (as keyword or subject, not an author search)
- Title of Work (remember to use quotation marks)
- Subheadings – criticism, interpretation
Literary Criticism Online