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English Literature

Guide to library resources for English Literature


Welcome to the English Literature Subject Pages

This page brings together key resources for the students of English Literature . Use the tabs at the side to help you find books, ebooks, articles, journals and more. 

Take a look at our Drama and Theatre Arts and Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature guides too.

Image: A Tale of Six Little Travellers/ written and pictured by Mrs. Arthur Gaskin. Image courtesy of Cadbury Research Library 

Getting Started

Use this guide for an overview of available resources.

Check for any ResourceLists for your Course or module, as well as any other information from your course, module handbooks, tutors.

Familiarise yourself with FindIt@Bham  which is a one-stop shop for finding print and electronic collections owned by the University of Birmingham

Use the tabs on the right to find out about how to locate, evaluate and cite the best resources for your subject area.

Useful resources to get you started

Are you looking for the text of a Jacobean play, examples of Jamaican Poetry or peer reviewed articles about gothic novels? Literature Online (LION) brings together primary works, reference materials, and literary criticism across prose, poetry and drama in a single research environment.Find out more about this major resource in our Literature Online (LION) guide.

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