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Literature: British: British Literature

Taking an Brit. lit. class? Begin your research here!

British Literature

The English Department

To learn more about the English program here at Eastern, click on the links below.

Don't Judge a Book by it's Film!

This is a brief list of film adaptations of British Lit. classics held here in the library's collection.


Welcome to the Literature Studies guide. This guide acts as a starting point for your research. Consult it to learn where to find books, articles, journals, literary criticism, databases, and other information resources.

How to use this Guide:
Located on the tabs are different types of literature styles- American Lit., British Lit., World Lit., etc. Click on the tab to find general resources about that literary style. In addition, each major style has subpages featuring specific resource types- reference books, literary criticism, journals, etc. Visit these subpages to learn where to find information in the library about a particular style.

If you need help with your research you can send me an instant message (see box on the right), an email, or come by my office. I am happy to help!

Overview of British Literature

Begin your research with Reference sources! Reference resources like Wikipedia & other encyclopedias provide contextual information about all different topics.  They offer a general understanding that paves the way to a deeper comprehension of a topic.

Though great for building background information and filling in information gaps, you should not use them in your final paper.

English Literature in Encyclopedia Britannica

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Reference Databases

Reference databases provide contextual information about all different topics.


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