Welcome to the library subject research
guide on Medieval Literature. This provides information on research resources
on English literature from the begginings to 1500. If you have any questions,
visit the Library Reference Desk, or Ask
Use the catalog
to find out which books and other media are available, on what subjects, and
where they are located in Stewart Library. Many books about Medieval Literature
are located on level two of the library in the General Collection and begin
with the call number PN660.
Use the following Library of Congress
Subject Headings in the catalog
- Anglo-Saxons -- Intellectual life
- Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
- Civilization, Medieval, in literature
- Drama, medieval
- Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism
- English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism
- Literature, medeival
- Middle Ages--Literary collections
REFERENCE SOURCES ON Medieval
English Glossarial Database Glossaries for Chaucer,
Gower, and more from Harvard University.
Reference Books: There are a few books
in the reference area on this subject, including resources on Chaucer
in the PR1900's.
If we do not own a particular
book or article you need, it may be available through Interlibrary
Loan, or from an online bookstore. Try Amazon.com
or Barnes and Noble.
IN JOURNALS, MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS
- Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England. PR621.M65 1998
INDEXES TO JOURNAL ARTICLES
To find articles on your topic you
need to use periodical indexes. Search by subject or keyword in
these indexes. For home or off campus
access please use your WSU Login.
ON Medieval Literature
Here are some WWW sites to get you
started. Most of these will take you to other links, so explore!
TIPS AND TECHNIQUES - A SUMMARY