Also known as scholarly, refereed, peer reviewed, or academic articles.
In this database, enter your title and hit "search"
In general, be sure to use books written for an academic or scholarly audience instead of those written for a popular audience.
NOTE: This does not search all of PCC Library's e-book databases.
Literary Criticism refers to the act of interpreting and studying literature.
Using library resources, you will put the literary work in its context, meaning you need to say something about the author, his or her life, and why he or she wrote that particular literary work.
In this database, enter the title of your text and "search."
To the left, you will see "Explore," and "Literary Criticisms" listed below.
Enter your title, and hit "search." On the left, under "Content Type," click "Criticism."
Then, apply filters.
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