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These research guides are the best place to start your research in any discipline. Find relevant databases, general tips about the research process, and citation help.
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Literature Online (LION) Premium Collection
This database is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, hundreds of full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
MLA International Bibliography
Provides access to citations of journal articles, books, and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics
Explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studies the intersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature.
Second-Generation Holocaust Literature
Among historical events of the 20th century, the Holocaust is unrivaled as the subject of both scholarly and literary writing. Literary responses include not only thousands of autobiographical and fictional texts written by survivors, but also, more recently, works by writers who are not survivors but nevertheless feel compelled to write about the Holocaust.
Subject of Holocaust Fiction
Examines the subjective experiences of fantasy, projection, and repression manifested in Holocaust fiction and in the reader's encounter with it. Investigates how the reading subject makes sense of these fictionalized presentations of memory and trauma, victims and victimizers.
Witness Through the Imagination
Presents a critical reading of themes and stylistic strategies of major American Holocaust fiction to determine its capacity to render the prelude, progress, and aftermath of the Holocaust.
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Help with searching in databases or on the internet, including Google Scholar.
RefWorks is an easy tool that helps you gather citations directory from library databases and then creates in-text citations and works cited directly in your paper. The Google Docs add on is the easiest to use. This guide links you to RefWorks and teaches you how to use it.