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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  

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