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LITERARY FORM,  GENRES, ----SELECTED RESOURCES
See also related topics:      Literature     AuthorshipElements of Fiction 
Journalism Short Story Essay Drama Biography Technical Report
Primary sources, Poetry Novel Satire Criticism Scriptwriting
specific 
themes: 
Science , Horror, Detective/Crime/mystery , Fantasy, Love. adventure,  etc...
Keeley Library
July 27, 2000

BACKGROUND

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LITERARY FORMS AND GENRES- -BROWSING GUIDE 810's
See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books and other materials. on the shelves.

809's     Literature, broad topics
Poetry Call Number:      First 3 digits end with a 1
Drama Call Number       First 3 digits end with a 2 
Fiction Call Number      First 3 digits  ends with a 3 
Essay  Call Number       First 3 digits end with a 4
Speeches Call Number      First 3 digits end with a 5
Letters  Call Number         First 3 digits end with a 6
Humor and Satire             First 3 digits end with a 7
Miscellaneous                   First 3 digits end with an 8
Examples:              American Poetry    811              British Drama      822      German Fiction  83

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Memory in literature
Space and time in literature
Psychology in literature
Future in literature
Liberty in literature
Essay 
Style, Literary
Literature--Terminology
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Transmission of texts 
Genre (Literature)
Literary form
Literary research
Literature--Research
Film genres

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

SELECTED VIDEORECORDINGS

Fiction into film literature goes to the movies /  Video 791.437 F448 1976B
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SELECTED DURFEE REFERENCE BOOKS FOR GENRES AND THEMES

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that genre. We've chosen to list some of our newer selections from   the "...for students"  series and the Magill Critical Survey series. Most students enjoy using these books, so you may want to start here when you explore the different genres in our Literature Reference Collection.
Genre Title Call Number
Poetry and Poets-
Epics
Poetry for Students
Epics for Students
Ref. 809.1 P745
Ref. 809.132
Novels  Novels for Students Ref. 809.3 N939
Short Stories Short Stories for Students Ref. 809.301 S559
Drama  Drama for Students
Shakespeare for Students
Ref. 809.2 D763
Ref. 822.33 ES4282
Rhetoric  Representative American Speeches Ref. 815.508 R425
Narrative,  Need to add... ..
Biography  Need to add.. ..
Criticism by Genre: 
Magill Survey's also are 
bibliographic guides, which 
includea  list of related books
and articles. Near these books 
will be other critical studies.
 
 
 

Literary Criticism 
by Period
Literary Critics

Survey of Contemporary Literature
Critical survey of drama. Supplement
Critical Survey of Poetry Foreign Language Series
Critical Survey of Short Fiction Current Writers
Critical Survey of Drama Foreign Language Series
Critical Survey  of Long Fiction Foreign Language 
Survey of Science Fiction Literature
Critical Survey of Drama English Language Series
Critical Survey of Poetry English Language Series
Critical Survey of Long Fiction English Language 


Literature Criticism from 1400-1800
Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism
Contemporary Literary Criticism
Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
Shakespearean Criticism
Ref. 
Ref. 809.2 C934 1987 
Ref. 808.04 M194
Ref. 809.1003 C934
Ref. 809.31
Ref. 809.2 C934
Ref. 809.3 C934
Ref. 809.3876 S963
Ref. 822.009 C934
Ref. 821.009 C934


Ref. 809.03 L776
Ref. 809. 034 N714
Ref. 809.04 C761
Ref. 809.04 T971
Ref. 822.33 ES527
Essay, Essayists Essays and English Traits (Harvard Classics) Ref. 080 H339 v.5
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Thematic Guides Identities and Issues in Literature Ref. 810.992 I19

SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

Milton's brief epic; the genre, meaning, and and art of Paradise regained.  821.4 M662ZLE 
Themes in world literature 808.8 T383
Shakespeare's comedies: explorations in form.  822.33 DB534 
Great slave narratives 305.56330922 B722
Science fiction : a collection of critical essays  809.3876 S416
Portraits in words : an introduction to the study of biography  808.849351 P853
Biography as an art; selected criticism,  920.002 B615

SELECTED WEB SITES
Classified Web Resources Used for the Topic Guide Web LInks

American Slave Narratives Film Criticism and American Literature
Children's Literature Web Guide Online Literary Criticism Collection
Web Bin  Links on Rhetoric, Composition, Critical Theory, .. Children's Literature and Language Arts Resources
The Gothic and American Literature The Frontier in American Literature

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001