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English Literature

A guide to library resources for English Literature students.

OneSearch Primary Sources

Primary sources commonly used in English include fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction, interviews with authors, autobiography, historical documents, letters, diaries, and many more.

Start with OneSearch to see if the library has primary sources, including:

  • A specific book or work.
  • More things written by an author you're interested in.
  • Anthologies that contain works by more than one author.
  • Interviews with authors or people.

You can use OneSearch to find these in ebook or ebook-chapter format.

Poetry & Short Stories Databases

Historical Documents

Primary Sources on the Web

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John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300