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Poetry Criticism

Print Indexes

Indexes provide bibliographic citations to articles in books, magazines, journals, and newspapers. A bibliographic citation consists of author, title of article, title of periodical, volume, page, and date. Once you get the citation, check SouthernSearch to see if we have the publication that is cited in the index.

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature

This is the English counterpart of the MLA. It identifies books, pamphlets and periodical articles that contain literary information. Also available online through LION database.

Biography Index

Indexes biographical material in books and journals. Includes references to obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs and bibliographies.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Includes biographical sketches that have been published in current and retrospective biographical dictionaries. Good place to start if nothing other than the person's name is known.

Essay and General Literature Index

This is an index to chapters in books and essays in collections.

Humanities Index

Index articles that appear in English language journals. Includes language, literature and literary criticism. Entries are by author and subject.

The New York Times Index

Indexes articles that appear in the New York Times. Book Reviews are arranged by title under the section, "Book Reviews".