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Locating Resources for the Annotated Bibliography
Your research will likely require you to use a variety of sources. The sources below will be helpful for locating information about both your film and the ideas related to your film (theme, symbol, character, plot, literary themes, etc). You might use all of the sources or might have great luck with just one or two of them!
As you research, remember to reach out to your campus librarians for assistance.
Video tour of the library for this assignment
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
This is an all purpose database. It will have information about films, film analysis, and literary analysis. Film reviews, not always scholarly or academic in nature, are also included in this database.
Literature (Gale) This link opens in a new window
This is a terrific resource for finding literary information! Information about plot, theme, tone, symbolism, character, and much more is found here.
Salem Online (Salem Press) This link opens in a new window
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Books - Film Analysis
This is a short list of books available at the HCC Brandon Campus Library about film analysis. There are MANY other books available from other HCC campuses and other colleges around the state. Search for them in PRIMO, the library catalog. Using keywords that yield ample results are film analysis, film study, film history.
Books in the Brandon Campus Library that provide definitions and more information about the different schools of literary criticism.
The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory by
Call Number: REF PN81.E435 2011
Publication Date: 2011-01-18
Entries include Feminist criticism, Marxist criticism, Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic approaches, Queer theory, Postcolonial studies, Postcolonial theory, Multiculturalism.
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism by
Call Number: REF PN81.J554 2005
Publication Date: 2004-11-03
Entries include Feminist theory and criticism, Marxist theory and criticism, Psychoanalytic theory and criticism, Postcolonial (cultural) studies, Multiculturalism.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory by
Call Number: REF PN81.E43 1993
Publication Date: 1993-04-19
Article entries include Feminist criticism, Marxist criticism, Psychoanalytic theory, Postcolonial theory