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English & Comparative Literature: Getting Started

This guide will help you find articles, books, and websites on literature and criticism.

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Need help with research?  You're at the right place. Contact me at or 808-2096 for research help.  I have a MA in Literature and Language, a MLIS, and extensive experience guiding students in literature, critical theory, and language research. I am also a creative writer.

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Toby Matoush
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

San Jose State University

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