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Literature and Literary Criticism

The Literature and Literary Criticism guide describes sources and research strategies. It aims to assist the student of literature in discovering analysis and insight into the authors and works that they will encounter in the course of their study.

Search books, articles and more: the PCC Library Catalog

A single search box covers our catalog of books and DVDs, as well as a large number of the periodical articles in our collection. You can search All, or you can use the tabs above the search box to narrow your search to Articles or Books.

Start your search here!

Searching for Criticism in Books

Search the Library Catalog by:

Works by an Author   Example: au:Hemingway, Ernest

Specific Title             Example:  ti:"old man and the sea"

Subject                     Example: su:historical fiction criticism


        Example: jane austen pride and prejudice social class 


Books about an Author's life or writing    

         Example: su: Austen, Jane   (or su:Jane Austen)