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ENC 1102 - Bielecki (Ybor City): General Literary Criticism

Resources discussed and demonstrated during the library orientation.


The resources on this page will lead you to literary criticism and information about works of literature across all genres: short stories, novels, non-fiction and poems. Log-in instructions are on the Home page

Online Article Databases

These library databases will lead you to critical and overview articles about works of literature; literary topics; author information; full text of many works; and more. Click a link below and log in. Log-in instructions are on the Home page.

Literary Themes for Students

These online reference books (eBooks) outline how themes are treated in American, British and world literature. Author profiles are included, as well as highlights of major works centered around the theme.

Gale Literature Criticism Series

Huge collection of literary criticism. Covers authors, works and topics.

These books are for use in the library only - located in the Reference Room, 2nd Floor, YLRC.

To find where an author or work is covered, use the online Gale Literary Index

Content from these series is available online via the Literature Criticism Online (Gale) database. See the "Databases" box on this page for link and more information.

Social/Historical Perspectives on Literature

These books are for use in the library only.


These books are for use in the library only.   

Literatures and Their Times

Use these online reference books to find historical background, author information, critical analyses, and much more about literary works. Log-in required

After you log in, type the title of your work in the search box on the left, directly below the picture of the book cover.