English - Seneca Pathfinder


Books You Can Take With You Are in This Number Range:

422, 423, 428, 812, 811, FIC


When Searching Our Catalog or Databases, Use These Terms:

literary criticism, literature, poetry, fiction


Helpful Reference Books:

Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable   REF 032 OXFORD

Metaphors Dictionary                    REF 081 METAPHOR

Chambers Dictionary of Quotations       REF 082 CHAMBERS

Words to Rhyme With                    REF 423 ESPY

Roget's Thesaurus                       REF 423 ROGETS

Webster's Dictionary                     REF 423 WEBSTERS


Suggested Magazine and Journal Resources:


EbscoHost:  Reference books,  Magazine and Newspaper articles

SIRS:  Magazine and Newspaper articles

Literary Reference Online:  Information about authors, their writings and characters.

Novelist:  Author information, book suggestions.


Atlantic Monthly

National Geographic



U.S. News & World Report


Helpful Websites:

Book Reviews

Young Adult Library Association Services Book Lists

Teen Reads


Literary Criticism

Internet Public Library Literary Criticism:  Search for criticism by author's name or work

Prose and Verse Criticism of Poetry:  Poetry criticism from the University of Toronto



Franklin Institute's Literature Hotlist:  Links to literature websites

African American Literature:  PBS presents Literature & Life: The Givens Collection web site. Explore this unique collection of African-American literature and the people, ideas, and eras that the work represents.

Mythology and Folklore:  From the University of Kentucky a list of websites

Timeline of American Literature and Events:  From Gonzaga University



Poets.org:  Sponsored by the Academy of American Poets.  Biographies, poems and recordings of poems.

Representative Poetry Online:  Collection of poets and their poetry from the University of Toronto


Research Guides

A+ Research and Writing:  Sponsored by the Internet Public Library

Online Writing Lab:  Sponsored by Purdue University-- Printable guides to writing


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