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This guide contains information on how to research the literature of the Romantic-period (late 18th and early 19th centuries).

Find Books in the SLU Libraries

Search for books using the Saint Louis University Libraries' Catalog

Find literary criticism using a SUBJECT search. 

1. Perform a SUBJECT search on the author's name (LAST, FIRST).
2. Click on the subject heading that ends in "CRITICISM AND INTERPRETATION". 


Austen Jane 1775 1817 Criticism And Interpretation

Find literary criticism using a KEYWORD search.

1. Perform a KEYWORD search for a specific author or work and elements of that work you're interested in.


Austen AND Emma AND gender

How to Get a Book

1. Search the SLU Libraries Catalog by title, author, subject, or keyword.

2. When you find a book, make note of its current status (checked out or available), library location, and call number. Pius Library location links are clickable and lead to a call number location guide

3. Go to the appropriate library and floor to retrieve your book and check it out at the library's circulation desk with your SLU ID.

To find books in Missouri's academic libraries (and a few public libraries), search the MOBIUS Catalog

To find books in Colorado and Wyoming, search Prospector. 

To find books in U.S. libraries (and beyond), search WorldCat