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English 272: Modernist Literature

Resources for assignments in English 272

The Modernist Journals Project

Searching Hints and Tips

Use Advanced Search (Metadata) to search for book reviews:

  • You'll need to try different combinations of search terms and limiters to get the best results.

Finding a Review by an Author

  • Name of Author: Author / Editor / Artist; All Metadata Fields
  • book review: Title; All Metadata Fields

Finding a Review About a Work

  • review: Title; All Metadata Fields
  • Title of Work: Title; All Metadata Fields

Click on PDF; then use the Find function to find article in question.

Using the Modernist Journals Project

This PowerPoint slideshow by Dr. Celena E. Kusch provides excellent tips and hints for using The Modernist Journals Project Site.

Digital Newspapers

ProQuest Historical New York Times, a database of newspaper articles from The New York Times from 1851.

  • Always use Advanced Search
  • Check all the limiters in the drop down menus
  • Remember, searching for articles BY and author and ABOUT an author will have different limiters.

Digital images of the Times (London) complete from 1785.

  • Always use Advanced Search
  • Check all the limiters in the drop down menus
  • Remember, searching for articles BY and author and ABOUT an author will have different limiters.

Digital Journals / Magazines

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature is the standard index to articles in magazines, covering from 1890 to 1982.

  • Always use Advanced Search
  • Check all the limiters in the drop down menus
  • Remember, searching for articles BY and author and ABOUT an author will have different limiters

 

British Periodicals contain digital images of 500 periodicals, published from the 1680s to the 1930s, tracing the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain.

  • Always use Advanced Search
  • Check all the limiters in the drop down menus
  • Remember, searching for articles BY and author and ABOUT an author will have different limiters

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