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 16th & 17th century literature, which are shelved on the 5th floor of Lauinger Library.
PE814-896 – Early Modern English.
PR421-429 – Elizabethan Era (1550-1640)
PR431-439 – 17th century
PR2199-3195 – English Renaissance (1500-1640)
PR3291-3785 – 17th & 18th centuries (1640/1770)
PS185-195 – 17th and 18th centuries
PS700-893 – Individual authors - Colonial Period (17th and 18th centuries)