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ENC 1102 - Freeman (Plant City): Kate Chopin

Course LibGuide for students in Dr. Freeman's ENC 1102 course

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Books about Chopin

Selected books and ebooks about Kate Chopin.  EBOOKS are available online with a HCC Student ID. Please see Logging Into HCC Libraries Online for more information. 

Literature Database Tips

Gale Literature Criticism

This database presents articles that include biographical information about authors. Type Chopin, Kate and choose it from the pull down menu.  Change Basic Search option in the Pull Down Menu to Person-By or About.  Check mark Full Text and click search.

Screenshot of Advanced Search box with "Chopin, Kate" in Person-by or About


Biography in Context

From the home page of this database, click on Advanced Search.  In the Header, click on Person Search.  Type in Chopin, Kate at the Name box and click Search.

Screenshot of Advanced Search Person Search with Chopin, Kate typed in search box

Search Tips about an Author

The database called Gale Literature can be used in several different ways.  To find information about a particular author, use either the Person Search tool or type the author's name in the Person-By or About box.  Make sure Full  Text is checked and click Search for your results.  Use the tools on the right side of the results page to narrow results.

Screenshot of Advanced Search keyword search term box with "Chopin, Kate" in Person by or About

Bloom's Literature

When needing to find articles on a specific author, try using this approach in Bloom's. 

  1. On the home page, choose Browse from the Header and then choose Authors under Full Indexes.
    1.   screenshot of Browse Header, Full Indexes and Authors navigation buttons
  2. Results page defaults to Most Studied Authors. 
  3. Choose Chopin, Kate from the Most Studied Authors.

Literary Reference Center

When searching for information about an author in the Literary Reference Center Plus database, try using the Browse Author feature. 

1.  Choose Browse Authors in the top header

screenshot of Literature Reference Header with Browse Authors highlighted

2. Type Chopin, Kate in the Browse for search box.  

screenshot of Browse search box

3.  Choose Browse and open the results by choosing the author's name in the results list.