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Culpepper: Freshman Literary Research: Reference

Specialized Reference Books on in LSA Library


Characters in 19th Century Literature     REF 809 HOW

Characters in 20th Century Literature  REF 809 HOW

Masterpieces of World Literature   REF 809 MAS

Great World Writers  REF 809 GRE

Great American Writers REF 810.9 GRE

Masterpieces of African-American Literature  REF 810.9 MAS

Masterpieces of Latino Literature  REF 850.9 MAS

Multicultural Writers since 1945  REF 809.045 MUL

Masterpieces of Women's Literature  REF 810.9 MAS

A to Z of American Women Writers REF 810.9 KOR

Mark Twain A to Z  REF 818.409 RAS 


Literary E-Encyclopedias


Reference Book Tips

  • Reference books typically cannot be checked out.   
  • You may photocopy the article/section that you need from the reference bookon our photocopier at no charge.   See a librarian for the copy key.    
  • Remember to photocopy the the title/copyright page for your Works Cited page.