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English Literature & Composition Research Guide: Books

Research tools for finding information about English topics.

Online eBooks on English Literature

Here are just a few eBook titles available online that may help your research on English literature. Search the library catalog for more!

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Books on English Literature

Here are just a few titles available for checkout at Cerro Coso to help your research on English literature. Search the library catalog for more!

Search for Library Books and EBooks

Library Call Number Sections

Books at Cerro Coso are shelved by subject using Library of Congress call numbers. Here is a breakdown of where to find books on your topic:

  • PE1001 - PE1693: Modern English language.
  • PN1 - PN6790: Literature.
  • PR1 - PR9680: English literature.
  • PS1 - PS3576: American literature.

Subject Headings

When looking in the catalog (and some databases) for resources, try searching by subject keyword for more refined results. Here are some general subject headings you may wish to try:

  • American literature
  • American poetry
  • Creative writing
  • English language
  • English literature
  • English poetry
  • Literary form
  • Literature
  • Literature--History and criticism
  • Research--Handbooks, manuals, etc.