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Research Guide: ENG4610 Medieval English Literature 
chaucer

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 A Librarian.

 

FINDING INFORMATION FROM BOOKS

 

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 Literature

     

Middle 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.

FINDING ARTICLES IN JOURNALS, MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS

 

ELECTRONIC JOURNALS

OTHER JOURNALS

  • 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.


WEB SITES ON Medieval Literature

Here are some WWW sites to get you started. Most of these will take you to other links, so explore!

 

Meta Sites

E-Texts

Author Sites


RESEARCH TIPS AND TECHNIQUES - A SUMMARY

 

 
 
Updated August 25, 2010 . Please send comments to Diane Krantz
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