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English 2130: American Literature

Tennessee Williams

The Crucible

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Langston Hughes

Cooper, Floyd. Coming Home: from the Life of Langston Hughes. Philomel Books, 1994.

Miller, R. Baxter. Langston Hughes. Salem Press, 2013.

Bloom, Harold. Langston Hughes. Chelsea House, 1989.

Gates, et al. Langston Hughes: Critical Perspectives Past and Present. Amistad: Distributed by Penguin USA, 1993.

Dace, and Dace, Letitia. Langston Hughes: the Contemporary Reviews. Cambridge University Press, 1997

Ostrom, Hans A., and Gale Group. Langston Hughes a Study of the Short Fiction. Twayne Publishers; Maxwell Macmillan Canada; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1993.

Perdomo, Willie., and Bryan Collier. Visiting Langston. 1st ed., Henry Holt and Co., 2002.

Hughes, Langston, and Donna A. Harper. “Collected Works of Langston Hughes: Later Simple Stories, Volume 8.” Collected Works of Langston Hughes, University of Missouri Press, 2002.

Hughes, et al. Short Stories [of] Langston Hughes. 1st pbk. ed., Hill and Wang, 1996.

Hughes, Langston, et al. The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. 1st Vintage classics ed., Vintage Books, 1995.

Hughes, Langston. The Langston Hughes Reader: [the Selected Writings of Langston Hughes. G. Braziller, 1958.

Hughes, et al. The Return of Simple. 1st paperback ed., Hill and Wang, 1995.

Barnet, Sylvan. An Introduction to Literature : Fiction, Poetry, Drama. 11th ed., Longman, 1997.

The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature. 6th ed., Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003.

Search the Library Catalog for "Bedford Introduction to Literature" or "Norton Anthology". These books contain many stories from many authors.Use the index in the book to find the story or author you are researching.

Robert Frost

Emily Dickinson

Ferlazzo, Paul J., and Gale Group. Emily Dickinson. Twayne, 1976. 

Bouson, J. Brooks. Emily Dickinson. Salem Press, 2011. 

Barnet, Sylvan. An Introduction to Literature : Fiction, Poetry, Drama. 11th ed., Longman, 1997.

The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature. 6th ed., Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003.

Search the Library Catalog for "Bedford Introduction to Literature" or "Norton Anthology". These books contain many stories from many authors.Use the index in the book to find the story or author you are researching.

Zora Neal Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

Fences by August Wilson

Databases

GALILEO - GALILEO is an outstanding online collection of over 220 databases. Many of the databases contain full-text articles. Students can access GALILEO off-campus by using your student email credentials when prompted to log in.

Bloom's Literature - Bloom's Literary Reference Online features hundreds of essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world, as well as thousands of critical articles by noted scholars from the Bloom's Literary Criticism imprint. With an archive of more than 42,000 characters and extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, and genres, the database contains thousands of entries and almost 170 video segments. The "Bloom's How to Write about" section contains essays on how to write about literature, including crafting strong thesis statements and conclusions, writing outlines, properly citing sources, and sample essay topics. Links for popularly assigned authors list essays about the authors and their works. "How to Cite" guidance includes full citations in MLA, Chicago, and APA style, and the dictionary tool allows users to look up more than 34,000 words. Author biographies link to a list of major works, and works are linked to a list of principal characters.

Ebooks on Ebsco - Access to over 285,000 electronic books including reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books that have been converted into digital format. It is possible to perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

Infobase Ebooks - Infobase eBooks features thousands of core reference works from acclaimed imprints such as Facts On File, Ferguson's, and Bloom's on a wide range of subjects areas, from history to science, literature, and more.

JSTOR - JSTOR includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Literary Reference Center Plus - Literature, criticism, author biographies

Literature Online Premium (LION) (ProQuest Platform) - Complete works, literature, criticism, reference

Salem Press - Salem Press offers reference resources in literature, health, science, history, and careers.

Writer's Reference Center - Writer’s Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing, provides a wealth of vocabulary-building dictionaries, and presents a step-by-step guide to writing a good essay. An in-depth grammar section defines grammatical terms and gives examples of use, while another section explores writing style. Writing resources teach users how best to revise their work, and the intuitive design allows users to find relevant information quickly through customizable searches and browsing.

 

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