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ENGL 362: Major American Writers I

Introduction

Welcome to the research guide for ENGL 362: Major American Writers I

This guide will assist you in conducting research for your final essay. The databases, journals, and web sites will help you find scholarly articles and criticism to use as secondary sources as well as primary sources. Additionally, you will find several links to helpful resources on how to cite and construct a research paper. If you need any assistance locating or using the sources listed, please contact Meghann Kuhlmann, the English Librarian.The information on this guide includes:
  • Literary Criticism
    • Use these resources to find articles, biographical information, scholarly books, and other historical secondary sources.
  • Historical Research
    • Use these resources to find archival material including newspaper articles, pamphlets, diary or journal entries, maps, and other documents to supplement the secondary sources.
  • Citing Sources

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