Consult these sources to learn more about literary authors, periods, genres, texts, and their historical contexts.
Use the below guides to go deeper into your research.
The following sections are good for browsing for books on 18th and 19th century English and American literature, which are shelved on the 5th floor of Lauinger Library.
PE1001-1693 – Modern English
PR441-449 – 18th century
PR451-469 – 19th century
PR3291-3785 – 17th & 18th centuries (1640/1770)
PR3991-5990 – 19th century (1770/1800-1890/1900)
PS185-195 – 17th and 18th centuries
PS201-217 – 19th century
PS700-893 – Individual authors - Colonial Period (17th and 18th centuries)
PS991-3390 – Individual authors - 19th century