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Working with Literature

Resources on understanding literature, literary concepts and terms, historical context, finding full text literary works, writing about literature.

Featured eBooks

Go to A-Z Databases: eBooks to search for more eBooks. Must access on campus or login with your COM account for off campus access.

Want more on finding books or eBooks? Try our How to Use Books & eBooks guides.

Literary Reference Center

The Reference Shelf in Literary Reference Center (LRC) is available from the home page of LRC can help you with understanding literary terms and concepts with the Encyclopedia of Literature and Literary Glossary.

Click on either title to browse them, or type in a term to search (see link below to get started).

Reference Shelf

Featured Print Books


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