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English Language and Literature: Quick Guide

Quick Guide -- Subject Search

Hyperlink Subject to search Books, Journal Articles, Theses, and Audio-visuals on:

Altruism in Literature

American Fiction

Applied Linguistics, Research Methods

Capitalism in literature

Characters and characteristics in literature

Colonies in Literature

Communism and Literature

Composition (Language Arts)

Creative nonfiction

Creative Writing

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction Films

Crime in Literature

Crime in Literature Films

Critical discourse analysis

Discourse Analysis -- Social Aspects


Ecology in literature


English Fiction, 19th Century -- History and Criticism

English Fiction, 20th Century -- History and Criticism

English Language, Rhetoric

English Language, Style

English Literature -- Irish Authors

English Poetry, 18th Century

English Poetry, 19th Century

English Poetry, 20th Century

Fiction -- Authorship

Fiction Films, English

Fiction -- History and Criticism

Fiction -- Psychological Aspect

Gothic Literature

Hong Kong English

Horror tales, American

Horror tales, English

Humanities literature

Imperialism in literature

Impressionism in literature

Irish Literature

Irish Poetry

Literature -- History and Criticism

Literature and science

Loneliness in literature

Modernism (Literature)

Motion picture authorship

Music and Literature

Narration (Rhetoric)

Nature in literature

Philippine poetry (English)

Poetry, Modern

Politics and literature

Postcolonialism in literature

Postmodernism (Literature)

Psychoanalysis and Literature

Psychological Fiction

Racism in Language

Realism in Literature

Science Fiction

Science Fiction Films

Semiotics -- Social aspects

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Kanopy Digital Streaming Films/Videos)



Tragedy Drama

Violence in Literature

Women in literature

Quick Guide

Follow these classification numbers on the shelves to find information on:

Major Subject LC Class
American Literature PS1 - 3626
English Literature PR1 - 9680
    Literary history and criticism PR1 - 488
    Poetry PR500 - 614
    Drama PR621 - 744
    Prose PR750 - 890
    Early English. Middle English. PR1803 - 2165
    English renaissance (1500-1640) PR2199 - 3195
    17th and 18th centuries PR3291 - 3785
    19th century PR3991 - 5990
    1900 - 1960 PR6000 - 6049
    1961 - 2000 PR6050 - 6076
    2001 - PR6100 - 6126


Quick Guide -- Author Search

Hyperlink Author and Title to search Books, Journal Articles, Theses, and Audio-visuals on:

Abad, Gemino H

Ashbery, John, 1927-

Ashcroft, Bill

Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

Barthelme, Donald

Barthelme, Donald. Sentence

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989. Endgame

Bergman, Ingmar, 1918-2007

Bergman, Ingmar. Persona

Brown, Dan, 1964- Da Vinci code

Chaplin, Charlie. The Great Dictator

Childs, Peter, 1962-

Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

Dickens, Charles

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Hard Times

Dylan, Bob, 1941-

Dylan, Bob, 1941- . Folk Music

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

Fallada, Hans

Fallada, Hans. Little man, what now

Fallada, Hans. A Stranger in My Own Country

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Poems

Glück, Louise, 1943-

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Far from the Madding Crowd

Harris, Richard, 1930-2002

Harris, Richard, 1930-2002. Dictators

Hayden, Tom

Hayden, Tom. Port Huron Statement

Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. Mein Kampf

Houellebecq, Michel

Houellebecq, Michel. Submission

Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013

Hunt, John Dixon

James, Henry, 1843-1916

James, Henry, 1843-1916. The Figure in the Carpet

Jameson, Fredric

Jameson, Fredric. The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act

Joyce, James, 1882-1941

Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses

Keats, John, 1795-1821

Larkin, Philip

Levine, George

Longley, Michael, 1939-

Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977

Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. Poems

MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Death in Venice

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. The Stranger

Moore, Michael, 1954 April 23- (Filmmaker)

Moore, Michael, 1954 April 23- (Filmmaker). Capitalism: A Love Story

Muldoon, Paul

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

Olson, Charles, 1910-1970

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Long day's journey into night

Orwell, George (Eric Blair) (1903-1950)

Orwell, George (Eric Blair) (1903-1950). 1984

Plath, Sylvia

Plath, Sylvia. Poems

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922. In Search of Lost Time

Prynne, J. H., 1936

Rand, Ayn

Rand, Ayn. Anthem

Rand, Ayn. Capitalism

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982. Poems

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012. Poems

Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926

Rilke, Rainer Maria

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duino Elegies

Rossetti, Christina Georgina

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822. Poems

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. The Jungle

Snyder, Gary, 1930-

Snyder, Gary, 1930- . Poems

Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955. Poems

Szirtes, George, 1948-

Theile, Verena

Tiempo, Edith L. Poems

Voltaire, 1694-1778

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George). The Sleeper Awakes

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Mrs. Dalloway

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native Son

Yeats, William Butler

Yeats, William Butler. Easter 1916

Yeats, William Butler. Sailing to Byzantium

Yeats, William Butler. September 1913

Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978

Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978. Poems