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Summer 2023: Abbott ENGL 1102: Library Resources

Here is a short and sweet guide to databases we covered today for your first out of class essay assignment.

Literary Criticism Resources

Film Criticism Resources

Online Books

Search the Library's Books

Search by Author's Name (Henrik Ibsen) or Title "A Doll's House" 

Search by Director's name (Alfred Hitchcock) or Title "Strangers on a Train"

What is Literary & Film Criticism?

Literary criticism is a written discussion that analyzes, evaluates, or interprets parts of a short story, play, novel, or poem. 

Film Criticism analyzes, interprets, or evaluates parts of a film, which can include:

The meaning or message of the film
Structure & style of the film
The film’s impact on audiences