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English: Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition: Fall 2011: ENGL 7284, The Other in the British Novel of the Long 18th C.

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Literature Article Databases

Overviews and Criticism: Books in Scholar OneSearch

In addition to simple searches for the author or text -- like Adventures of Eovaai -- you can try adding terms like (handbook* or companion* or guide) to find overviews or crit* to find secondary sources.  Farm the official subject headings for more terms and use parentheses and "or" to create searches like:

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WorldCat: The Larger Universe

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