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English Language and Literature

Literature, Creative Writing, and Film Resources

Background Information

Use these encyclopedias and dictionaries to find discipline-specific, trusted information. These databases search reference sources like Black Literature Criticism, The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters, The Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literature in English and many, many, more. 

Go directly to English Literature and Film databases

Find Articles: Recommended for English / Literature

Search scholarly articles in English Literature & Film
Limit Your Results

This will search for articles in Academic Search Complete (a multi-subject database) and MLA Bibliography, Film and Televesion Index, and Short Story Index. See database descriptions below.