English

Literary Criticism


Core Databases:

The following databases are the top sources of scholarly articles related to literature in English. Use the advanced search to limit results to articles, book reviews, literary genres and movements, etc.

MLA International Bibliography
JSTOR (select "Language & Literature" under limiters)
Academic Search Complete
Project MUSE (select "Literature" under limiters)
Literary Reference Center
Literature Criticism Online (good for older criticism)
Humanities International Complete 
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Current Book Reviews:

Academic Search Complete
Select "Book Review" under Document Type and then enter a search term.

UNM Library catalog
After entering a book title, select "Article" under Format in the left-land column of limiters, then search the list of results for book reviews.

New York Review of Books
Essays on books it considers important to American society, 1963 to present.

Historical Book Reviews:

JSTOR
Full text of important scholarly journals. Limit search to "Reviews" under Item Type.

ProQuest Historical Databases
Select "Review" under Document Type and then enter a search term.

New York Review of Books
Essays on books it considers important to American society, 1963 to present.

Readers' Guide Retrospective
Index to popular magazines, 1890-1982. Limit search to "Book Review" under Document Type.

British Periodicals
Full text, 17th to early 20th centuries. Includes historical book reviews.

American Periodicals
Full text, 1741 to 1900. Includes historical book reviews.

Times Digital Archive
Covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. Includes searchable articles, editorials, and advertising. Coverage: 1785 to 1985