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ENG 1061/1070 English Composition/Effective Speaking: Literary criticism

Getting started with background research for composition and speech topics.

Locating criticism

Critical works about individual authors are shelved with the works written by those authors. (Shakespeare's plays and critical works about those plays are both shelved under 822.33, e.g.).

Some ebooks

Includes Critical Insights (entire ebooks) on these authors:

  • Isabel Allende
  • James Baldwin
  • Charles Dickens
  • Stephen King
  • John Steinbeck

And these works:

  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The House on Mango Street
  • Things Fall Apart

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