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*English Literature*

Medieval and Early Modern Literature

Eighteenth-Century Literature

For additional primary and secondary eighteenth-century sources, please see the 18th-Century Sources Guide.

Nineteenth-Century Literature

Twentieth-Century Literature

N.B.: In the United States, most works published before 1923 are in the public domain, but finding full-text material after that date often requires looking for it in libraries, archives, or in subscription databases.  To find full-length books published after 1923, search Tripod (for items in the Tri-College libraries) or WorldCat (for items in libraries around the United States and the world).

Below is a sample of the kinds of projects and sources for early-20th-century literature for which you might search:

Multi-Period Collections