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Gendron: ENL330 Short Story Library Research

Search strategies and finding articles

Purpose of this Guide

  • The purpose of the guide is to guide you to the best library sources for secondary research material about the following short stories:
    • James Baldwin, "Sonny's Blues," p. 38
    • Flannery O'Connor, "A Good Man is Hard to Find," p. 735
    • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper," p. 342
    • William Faulkner, "A Rose for Emily," p. 314
    • Leo Tolstoy, "The Death of Ivan Ilych," p. 889
  • We will focus on finding scholarly articles in relevant journal databases: Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, the Modern Language Association International Bibliography, and ProjectMUSE.
  • DH Lawrence's short story "The Rocking Horse Winner" will be used in our examples.

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