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Spring 2015, C. Pearsall

Literary Criticism

To search for critical works on the Brontes, try a keyword search:

emily bronte criticism

or a subject search using this format:

Bronte, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Criticism and interpretation

MLA is the best place to search for articles and book chapters on any topic related to literary criticism.  With MLA you do not need to add the search term "criticism".  Try a simple keyword search, for example:

Jane Eyre and disability

retrieves critical articles on the treatment of disability in Jane Eyre.  


Other sources to try:

Historical Context

Reference Sources

Finding Books

To find books on the Victorian era, try keyword searches or a subject search:

Great Britain — History — 19th century

Finding Articles

Some Primary Sources

These sources can be used to find periodical articles from 19th century Britain.  

Citing sources

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

ref LB 2369 .G53 2009
Neilson Reference & Reference Desk


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