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British Literature: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in English Literature


Information on British Literature will be useful to anyone enrolled in a class, in a degree or certificate program, for additional or supplemental information for any course or program, for research projects that focus on topics in the subject, or for personal interest, enjoyment, and enrichment.

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for an English Literature research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. Use specific words. Use only one or two words.Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations.Use Authors, names and pseudonyms as well as the titles of their works.

  • Aesthetics
  • Africa
  • Analysis
  • Asia
  • Classical Mediterranean
  • Criticism
  • Culture
  • Diary
  • Diversity
  • Essay
  • Hispanic
  • History
  • Issues
  • Latin America
  • Literature (different types)
  • Middle East
  • Narrative
  • Native America
  • Novel
  • Oral legend (history)
  • Philosophy
  • Poem
  • Review
  • Situation
  • Short story
  • Tracts
  • Translation
  • Women

Literature Classes

Check the English department website for a list of the degrees and certificates offered and a complete list of classes. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.

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Cathy Cox
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College of the Redwoods
7351 Tompkins Hill Rd.
Eureka, CA 95501

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.