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Literature in English: Genre Literature

English literature, American literature, and world literature in English

Selected Journals

All periodicals listed here are available through the library's E-Journal Portal.


Gothic studies 


Tolkien studies

Westerns/Historical Fiction

Starting in Genres

Are you looking for information about what genres are out there? Check this book out:

Genreflecting: A guide to reading interests in genre fiction by Diana Tixier Herald.

You can also visit her website at

Library Databases

These SSC Library databases are particularly usefu for genre and popular literature.