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Use this subject guide to help you find literary criticism and other research materials related to literature.

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Many English and literature classes use MLA formatting for research papers. If your instructor asks you to use MLA formatting for your paper, try the online MLA Guide, below.

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To browse the shelves in the Literature Section, try these call numbers:

P          Philology & Linguistics
PA Greek & Latin Literature
PB Modern & Celtic Literature
PC Romanic Languages
PD Germanic/Scandinavian Languages
PE English Language
PF West Germanic Language
PG Slavic, Baltic, & Albanian Languages
PH Uralic & Basque Languages
PJ Oriental Languages & Literatures
PK Indo-Iranian Languages & Literatures
PL Languages and Literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, & Oceania
PM Hyperborean, Indian, & artificial languages  
PN Literature (General)
PQ French, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese Literatures
PR English Literature
PS American Literature
PT German, Dutch, French Literature since 1830, Afrikaans, Scandinavian, Old Norse, Old Icelandic, Old Norwegian, Modern Icelandic,Faroese, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish Literatures
PZ Juvenile Literature

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Maureen Cropper
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BCTC - Lexington, KY


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