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English Literature

Welcome to the English Literature Subject Guide




The English and American Literature collection is one of the largest and most widely used in the libraries. The collection includes works of literature, criticism, biography, reference resources, and digital copies of primary texts published before 1900. Strengths of the collection include Caribbean, Early Modern, Ethnic, Transnationalism, Irish Modernism, World Literatures, and Translational Studies.


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To get to the stacks, you must go to the 2nd floor of Richter Library. If you are getting off of the elevator, make a right. If you take the stairs, proceed straight toward the elevators and take a left. The stacks elevators will located down the hall; look for the hanging sign that reads "Stacks Elevators".

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