Use these links for quick access to information.
Use the Library's ebook databases to search for available online books.
Off-campus users will be asked to enter their student ID number; it can be found in TTC Express under your Profile.
REFERENCE BOOKS - Learning Resources Centers – Available Locations (M)Main - (P)Palmer – (B)Berkeley
Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC). REF PN 771.C59
Use if your author died after December 31, 1959 or is still living. (M)(P)(B)
Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. (TCLC) REF PN 771.T84 Use if your author’s death occurred during the years 1900-1959. (M)
Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (NCLC) REF PN 761.N5
Use if your author’s death occurred during the years 1800-1899. (M)
Literature and Its Times REF PN 50.L574 1997 (M)
Relates history to literature. Includes novels, short stories, plays, poems, biographies, essays, speeches, and documents. Gives focus on the work, events in history at the time the literary work takes place and / or at the time the work was written.
Great American Writers REF PS 221.G74 2002 (M)
Includes biographical info and reader’s guides on many Twentieth Century writers. Focus is given to major works and the writer’s life.
Masterplots II REF PN 3326.M27 1986 (M)(P)(B)
Examines the theme, characters, plot, style and technique of more than 1200 nineteenth- and twentieth-century works by prominent authors from around the world.
Drama Series REF PN 6112.5.M37 2004 (M)(P)
Poetry Series REF PN 1110.5.M37 2002 (M)(P)(B)
Short Story Series REF PN 3326.M27 2004 (M)(P)(B)
Poetry Criticism Resources
Poetry Criticism REF PN 1111.P6 - Poets (M)
Critical Survey of Poetry REF PN 1111.C7 (M)(P)(B)
World Poets REF PN 1021.W67 2000 (M)
Drama Criticism Resources
Drama Criticism REF PN 1625.D72 - Dramatists (M)
Critical Survey of Drama REF PN 2035.C7 (M)(P)
Short Story Criticism Resources
Short Story Criticism REF PN 3373.S386 - Short Story Writers (M)
Critical Survey of Short Fiction REF PN 3373.M24 2001 (M)(P)(B)
The resources listed are suggestions. Find the area that houses your selection of reference books and browse the other sources available there, as well.