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British Literature I, Anglo-Saxon to Early Modern: Home

This LibGuide contains research help for students reading works from Beowulf and Chaucer to John Donne and John Gray.




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Welcome and Contents

Welcome to this resource that will help you find research tools on early British Literature The contents of this guide include the tabs listed below:

  • Databases, Journals, and Articles--This page lists databases, journals, and particular journals articles subscribed to by the University that may be helpful in researching early British literature, including resources like the MLA International Bibliography and Christianity and Literature, a journal of religious literature through time.
  • eBooks--This page contains e-reference, literary criticism eBooks, and physical books in our collection that related to the study of early British literature.
  • Multimedia--This page has podcasts from the Folger Shakespeare Library, scanned manuscripts, and other video resources from and about authors and literary periods on your syllabus, like Anglo-Saxon literature and William Shakespeare.
  • Web Resources--This page contains free online educational resources on the early English Literature, including the performaces of Shakespeare's King Lear, guides on the history of literature, and resources on visualizing Chaucer and Arthurian myths.
  • Citation Help--This page gives information on plagiarism and how to cite in MLA.
  • Digital Class Resources--This page contains link to the websites and news articles on your syllabus, as well as a playlist of your assigned videos.

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