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Language and Literatures are found in class P of the Library of Congress Classification Outline. Main collection books are shelved on the third floor. To see library map click here.
For a complete listing of the Library of Congress' Classification Outline see the link below:
Library of Congress Classification Outline
To see class P subclasses see the following link:
Class P - Language and Literature
You can try a keyword search or a subject search for the following subjects:
Fiction -- Authorship.
These resources are available on the second floor of the library in the reference section. See the library record for further information.
There are numerous reference books for almost every genre of fiction and nonfiction. To find these books try a keyword search in the catalog.
For a list of useful databases please see Articles and Databases. Databases are usually the best place to look for articles about a specific subject. However, if you would like to view journals devoted to a specific discipline you can search the catalog. The following list is a small sample of journals useful for researching creative writing. Many are available online. Check the record for format information.
"Poetry, commentary news notes and lists of recently published books published by the Modern Poetry Association."
The American Poetry Review
"Contemporary poetry, fiction, social commentary, opinion, translations and reviews for a general audience."
"Devoted to publishing notable, innovative work in nonfiction. The title reflects the intention to give nonfiction its due as a literary genre to give writers of the fourth genre a showcase for their work and to give readers a place to find the liveliest and most creative works in the form. To reflect the genre's flexibility and expansiveness, the journal includes works ranging from personal essays and memoirs to literary journalism and personal criticism."
"Biannual journal combining the best of creative nonfiction, including narrative reportage, essays and memoir, with critical essays that examine the emerging genre and that explore the impact of nonfiction narrative on the lives of its writers, subjects, and readers."
Studies in Short Fiction
"A scholarly journal of essays, short notes and reviews devoted exclusively to serious commentary on short fiction."
Novel: A Forum on Fiction
"Features articles on various aspects of the novel genre, including theories of the novel, narratives of race and ethnicity, the novel in an international context, the novel and the history of sexuality, the novel and mass visuality, the novel's place in cultural studies, and agency in or of the novel."
"Includes a broad range of scholarship deaturing English, American, & European novels, nonfiction narratives, films, & narratives as used in performance art."
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