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LATN 350: Seminar in Latin Literature: Ovid (HC)

Latin 350: Seminar in Latin Literature: Ovid (Mulligan) Spring 2016

Roman Fresco

Finding 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

literature and society rome [Subject Search]

latin love poetry history and criticism   [Subject Search]

ovid 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 Ovid.  Edited by Peter E. Knox.  Oxford University Press, 2006.

Speaking volumes: Narrative and intertext in Ovid and other Latin poets.  Edited by Alessandro Barchiesi.  Duckworth, 2001.

Use WorldCat to find additional books on a subject beyond those in the tri-college libraries.