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ENG 2470 Pre 1790 British Literature

This guide will cover sources that may be used to location information on English Literature up to 1790.

Getting Started

This resource will assist you in researching topics about pre-1790 English Literature.  In this guide you will find listings for print reference sources, article databases, and subject terms for searching BraveCat and other catalogs.

In researching topics about African American Literature and authors, you may use a variety of resources such as BraveCat and databases to conduct your research.

A good place to begin your research is subject encyclopedias. Subject encyclopedias, such as the Dictionary of Literary Biography and the various encyclopedias of the Oxford Reference Online collection, provide background information on authors and works.

If you are unsure about how to begin writing a literature paper, see Writing a Literature Paper under the Guides tab. Guides about using the databases are located here as well.