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LITERATURE

Handouts:
Creating an annotated bibliography in MLA 7 Style 

Resources for English Composition II

Recommended Web sites:
AUTHOR PAGES
Search Google for the author's name, followed by the word "Society".
www.google.com

Example: Edgar Allan Poe Society

 

 

Writing Literature Essays:
Writing about Literature
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/

Suggestions for Writing Literature Papers
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/literature.htm

 

History of Literature & Literary Criticism
Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism, site is no longer being updated but contains helpful information.
http://www.ipl.org/div/pf/entry/48496

Voice of the Shuttle
http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=3

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
http://www.bartleby.com/

Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html

Recommended Databases:

Literature Resource Center, Academic Search Elite, MasterFILE Premier 

Usage tips for LRC  http://assets.cengage.com/training/SearchTips/LitRC/LRC_Search_Tips.pdf

YouTube Video  Literature Resource Center Basic Searching

Citations

 Easy Bib http://www.easybib.com/

In April 2016, an 8th edition of MLA was released. For a preview of the changes, check out: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/22/ Be sure to check the expectations of your professor on the version required for your current course.

Hand-outs are being adapted for the 8th edition; the following are in accordance with the 7th MLA version.
CCBC Library's MLA Style 2009 Update (concise)
CCBC Library's MLA Style guide: Electronic resources
CCBC Library's MLA Style guide: Print resources