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Literature in English: Book Reviews

Browse library materials for the study of literature in English

Book Reviews

Databases of Fiction Reviews

Contemporary Reviews (Historical)

To find contemporary book reviews:

  1. Go to Start Your Search or other humanities and newspaper databases.
  2. As a keyword search, enter the name of the author and, if applicable, the title of the novel.
  3. Narrow your results to the date of the book’s publication + a few years forward
  4. Narrow your results to “Reviews” or “Book Reviews" OR narrow your results to newspapers and magazines.

Example:
To find reviews of Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse:

  1. Search for: “Virginia Woolf” AND “To the Lighthouse”
  2. Narrow to date range: 1927-1937
  3. Narrow results to “Reviews”.
    1. To evaluate more resource, remove "Reviews" limit and narrow to "Magazines" instead.

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