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Literary Criticism Research

Guide to locating literary criticism using Kirkwood Library and other online resources.

Literary Criticism

Literary criticism is a form of writing that analyses, evaluates and interprets literature, often according to a certain philosophy or theory. The literature analyzed might be in any form, such as novel, short story, poem or drama.
The databases below are great places to start your search for literary criticism. 

Print collections at the Kirkwood Main Campus Library

The Library at the Cedar Rapids Campus has collections of literary criticism essays that were pulled from a variety of journal and book publications. To access these collections, use the Literary Index by Gale search, and look for essays in the titles listed below. Just ask a librarian for assistance with this search.

Cedar Rapids Campus Library

Benton Hall

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA


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