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CSTS 221: The Ancient Novel (HC): Finding Criticism

Classical Studies 221: The Ancient Novel (Germany) Fall 2014

Criticism in Journals

Journal articles and other periodical publications provide scholarly information on specific aspects of classical literature and history.  Since articles are generally published on a shorter schedule than books, they can be more-up-to-date.  The following indexes are the best ways for you to identify journal articles.

Finding Criticism in Books

Use the Tripod catalog to look for relevant books owned by Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore.

The following subject searches are a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find some relevant material and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books

      (classic* or antiqu* or greek or rom*) and (gender* OR "sex role")    [Keyword Search]

women greece history [Subject Search]

greece fiction history and criticism  as well as  "latin fiction history and criticism"  [Subject Searches]

classical fiction history and criticism   [Subject Search then sorted by the newest publications first]

Also note these collections of articles which assemble a selected group of criticism from leading scholars:

Oxford Readings in the Greek Novel.  Edited by Simon Swain.  Oxford University Press, 1999.

Oxford Readings in the Roman Novel.  Edited by S. J. Harrison.  Oxford University Press, 1999.

Use WorldCat to find books not held by the tri-college libraries.