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ENG 112: The Great Gatsby

This research guide is designed to find resources related to the novel, The Great Gatsby.

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Use the following examples as a guide for what to type in the Summon search box:

  • 1920s
  • "roaring twenties"
  • prohibition
  • flappers
  • Art Deco
  • love AND "the Great Gatsby"
  • "F. Scott Fitzgerald" AND "the Great Gatsby"
  • opulence OR greed AND "the Great Gatsby"

Once you have a list of results, use the options in the side bar to refine your results by date, type of resource, subject, etc.

Database Search Tips

Join keywords with AND, OR, or NOT

  • Fitzgerald AND 1920s
  • 1920s OR "nineteen twenties"

Use quotation marks to search for an exact phrase

  • "jazz age"
  • "roaring twenties"
  • "organized crime"

Try different words or phrases

  • "jazz age," "turn of the century," swing, "historical era"

Use an asterisk

  • Fitzgerald* will find Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald's, etc.

Limit by publication date

  • This is very important if you are researching a current topic.