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EN 261: Writing and Analyzing the Short Story - Fellinger

Research Assignment - Literature Databases and Resources

Use the handout which will contain instructions for our in-class research exercise. As you follow the instructions for this assignment, you will post select answers to questions from your handout in the Google Sheet as instructed.

Online Reference Resources

Gale Index of Literary Criticism

Gale Index of Literary Criticism includes the following volumes in electronic form:

  • Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism
  • Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800
  • Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism
  • Shakespearean Criticism
  • Short Story Criticism
  • Twentieth Century Literary Criticism

Print volumes can also be found in our print reference collection of all of the above titles except Shakespeare Criticism; however, our print volumes will not be as up to date as the online offerings.

Author Background and Critical Overview