Books at BC: Search the Catalog
The Library has almost three 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 Holmes by Keyword(s) in Subject
Go to the Catalog's Advanced Search for more search options.
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
WorldCat is a catalog of books in libraries all over the world. With WorldCat you can:
A particularly useful work is the Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory which consists of over 240 alphabetically arranged entries on individual critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.