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Last Updated: May 13, 2015     Views: 350

To search our catalog, go to the WorldCat link below. You can do subject search by typing su: Poe, Edgar Allen. If a title looks interesting, click on the title link. You will want to stick to books that have a subject that mentions criticism. You can see the subjects on the top right hand side once you click on the title links.

To find information in Short Stories for Students,

There are several ways you can find that out without the print index:

Use the Gale Literary Index

    1. Go to the Literature Databases LibGuide (link below).
    2. Click on the All Literature Databases tab.
    3. Scroll down until you see Gale Literary Index and click on it.
    4. Search for any story by title or search by author.
    5. The index covers more volumes than the library owns, so make it matches the titles below, within the range of volumes listed:
    • Black Literature Criticism PS 153 N5 B556 1992 Ref
    • Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism PN 681.5 C57 Ref (v. 1-40)
    • Contemporary Literary Criticism PN 771 C59 Ref (v. 1-141)
    • Drama Criticism PN 1721 D72 Ref (v. 1-21)
    • Literature Criticism from 1400-1800 PN 86 L56 Ref (v. 1-76)
    • Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism PN 761 N5 Ref (v. 1- 126)
    • Poetry Criticism PN 1010 P499 Ref (v. 1-53)
    • Shakespearean Criticism PR 2965 S44 Ref (v. 1-77)
    • Short Story Criticism PN 3373 S386 Ref (v. 1- 67)
    • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism PN 771 T9 Ref (v. 1- 137)
    • World Literature Criticism PN 523 W67 1992 Ref

    Search Literature Resources from Gale

    1. Go to the Literature Databases LibGuide (link below).
    2. Click on the Literature Resources from Gale tab.
    3. Click on the databases icon or title to search the database. 
    4. Much of the information in the Gale print books, listed above, are online in this database. You can access by searching for your author or literary work. Content from the print books will show up on the list if there is a match. 

    GVRL eBooks

    1. Go to the How to Use Literature Databases LibGuide (link below).
    2. Click on the GVRL eBooks tab.
    3. Clikc on the GVRL eBooks link.
    4. Search for any story by title or search by author.
    5. Limit by Publication title, Short Stories for Students.

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