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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

Literature Secondary Research Sources

Books, journal articles, subject encyclopedias

Purpose of this LibGuide

  • The purpose of this guide is to provide a comprehensive list of sources for literary criticism, critical analysis, biographical information, and thematic exploration.
  • It will guide you to books, journal articles, and web sites.


  • Please contact me, Nancy Dennis, for guidance in your research. My email is; cell phone 978-587-1312. 
  • I can help with lots:
    • constructing a search strategy
    • navigating the library databases and the web
    • submitting interlibrary loan requests 
    • accessing our databases from off-campus
    • and more!