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ENC 1102: Finding Literary Criticism & More (Dale Mabry): Mythology

Selected websites and library resources for researching works of literature.

Mythology: Background Info

Background info - such as that found in these books and eBooks - provides the basic information about a work, author or literary topic. Background info can give a foundation for reading literary criticism.

​These books are online eBooks only.

Databases for Mythology Research

Unlike background information, scholarly articles on mythology topics provide interpretation and opinion by professors who hold advanced degrees in humanities, literature, and related fields

Search HCC Libraries catalog for materials about mythology

Find books, articles, videos, & more

Help sheets

The following two links open to documents in new windows.

Video demo

This video shows how to find literary criticism in PRIMO, the library catalog and in literary research databases. Captions are available.

The databases demonstrated are Bloom's Literature and Gale Literature. The techniques shown are useful for any database.