Books at BC: Search the Catalog
The Library has over 2.8 million volumes and the collections pertaining to all aspects of literature and related topics are very good.
Try some Subject searches. For example, enter the following search terms in the search box below:
postmodernism AND literature
"American poetry" AND criticism
Shakespeare AND women
Search by Keyword(s) in Subject
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For single word titles add additional keywords for editions, authors, material type or further refine by year.
Click on the Advanced Search link from the main library page. Add several keywords or limit by date, material type etc. to narrow your search.
Information from rows are all combined with AND, meaning all of the terms must appear on the record.
Finding Material Types
You may want to browse books on the shelf to familiarize yourself with parts of the collection. Here are useful lists (in Wikipedia) of English and American Library of Congress (LOC) call number ranges:
Literature General (PN) (Location of many journals & critical texts)