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EH 431: Poetry and Poetics: Library Resources

Searching for Literary Criticism in Books & eBooks

When you’re searching the “Find Books and eBooks” section of don’t forget if you search for Frost, Robert as the author you’ll get poems by him, but if you search for Frost, Robert as the subject, you’ll get literary criticism. The same thing will happen if you search for Road Not Taken… as a title search you’ll get a book, as a subject search you’ll get literary criticism on it.


Juvenile Reading Area

(on the second floor of the Kares Library at Athens State University)

Not finding what you need?

Don't forget about WorldCat

To get there, go to and click on “Visit Other Libraries” and click the "National/International Libraries" tab.

Once there, you can search by title, subject, or person.

Found what you want, but don't want to drive to Ohio or New York to get it?  Just send in an ILL request by going to and clicking “Use Library Services”

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Jennifer Wolfe
300 N. Beaty St.

Athens, AL 35611

1-800-522-0272 ext. 668

(256) 216-6668
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