History

A Reference Guide to English Studies

Author: The University of Chicago

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 184

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History

British Sources of Information

Author: P. Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 548

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This comprehensive and versatile reference source will be a most important tool for anyone wishing to seek out information on virtually any aspect of British affairs, life and culture. The resources of a detailed bibliography, directory and journals listing are combined in this single volume, forming a unique guide to a multitude of diverse topics - British politics, government, society, literature, thought, arts, economics, history and geography. Academic subjects as taught in British colleges and universities are covered, with extensive reading lists of books and journals and sources of information for each discipline, making this an invaluable manual.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Literary Research and Postcolonial Literatures in English

Author: H. Faye Christenberry

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 262

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Postcolonial literatures can be defined as the body of creative work written by authors whose lands were formerly colonized. This book is a research guide to postcolonial literatures in English, specifically from former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia. While this volume focuses exclusively on Anglophone literatures, it does not address those from Australia, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand as they have already been covered in previous volumes in the series.
Literary Criticism

Literary Research and Irish Literature

Author: Greg J. Matthews

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 226

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Literary Research and Irish Literature: Strategies & Sources explores primary and secondary research resources relevant to the study of Irish literary authors, works, genres, and history. Sources covered include general literary research guides; union library catalogs; print and online bibliographies; manuscripts and archives; microfilm and digitization projects; scholarly journals; periodicals, newspapers, and reviews; and electronic and Web resources. To ease comparison and evaluation of references, each chapter addresses how to choose and utilize research methods and tools to yield the most relevant information. This guide also examines the strengths and weaknesses of core and specialized electronic and print research tools and standard search techniques and_when appropriate_covers the historical and cultural contexts and usability issues of unique reference sources. This volume, number 5 in the series, raises trenchant issues in Irish literary scholarship, such as the problem of defining what Irish literature is; gaps in criticism and secondary literature devoted to Irish literature; neglected areas of scholarly inquiry, including Irish literature by women and lesser-known writers; and the rewards of interdisciplinary research. It concludes with a brief consideration of a scenario illustrating how a scholar might use strategies and sources covered in the text to solve a research problem.
Literary Criticism

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies

Author: Joseph Jones

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

View: 148

Reference Sources for Canadian Literary Studies offers the first full-scale bibliography of writing on and in the field of Canadian literary studies. Approximately one thousand annotated entries are arranged by reference genre, with sub-groupings related to literary genre.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Literary Research and the Era of American Nationalism and Romanticism

Author: Angela Courtney

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

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This book recommends best practices for research in the lively and vibrant literature of the American Early Republic. Covering all formats, the volume discusses bibliographies, indexes, research guides, archives and special collections, microform and digital primary text resources, and how they are best exploited for a literary research project.