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ENG 500: Problems and Methods of Literary Study : Critical History

This guide links to resources that will be useful to you throughout your graduate work at PSU, but especially focuses on research to support the bibliography assignment in Dr Murpuri's 'Problems and Methods of Literary Study', Fall 2017.

Finding Critical Interpretation - monographs

In library catalogs, add the phrase "criticism and interpretation" to searches on your author as subject or to the particular work.  Books of criticism (as opposed ot individual journal articles )can be particularly useful as they pull together the analyses of several scholars in a single volume.

Larsen, Nella 1891-1964  -- Criticism and interpretation.

Pynchon, Thomas, 1937-   -- Criticism and interpretation.

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation..


Critical Interpretation