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Simpson Library | Special Collections

Literary Criticism: Home

A guide to finding critical material about literary works

Advice for Online Students

There may be times when you cannot come to the library during this semester, but the library is still here to help you! If you need a section of a book in the library's collection scanned and emailed to you, complete the digitization request form. Check here for more information on accessing library resources.


This guide is designed to help you locate criticism (analysis) of books, short stories, plays, poems, and other literary works. Click on the tabs above or the links below to navigate this guide. If you have any questions or need help, you can always stop by the Reference Desk for assistance. Also, please feel free to contact me and we'll set up a research appointment (see box at right).