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This guide is developed to assist students researching topics in literary and cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, and film and media studies. Refer to other subject guides and the tabs below for related resources.

Recent English Department Faculty Publications

I Got to Keep Moving

Bill Harris, Professor Emeritus

Queering Childhood in Early Modern English Drama

The chapter "Asexuality, Adolescence, and ‘Age Drag’ in Early Modern Literature” authored by Simone Chess, Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor.

Legacy of Boethius Medieval England

The chapter “An Ethical History for the Self in the Old English Boethius” authored by Hilary Fox, Assistant Professor.

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The chapter “The Talking Dead: Exhortations of the Dead to the Living in Anglo-Saxon Literature” authored by Hilary Fox, Assistant Professor.

A History of Early Modern Women's Writing

The chapter “Reconsidering the Woman Writer: The Identity Politics of Anne Cooke Bacon” authored by Jaime Goodrich, Associate Professor

Gender: Time

Introduction co-authored by renee hoogland, Professor (and K. Sellberg, Ed.)

The Social Origins of Language

The chapter "Where is continuity likely to be found?" authored by Ljiljana Progovac, Professor

Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism

John Patrick Leary, Associate Professor

Hotel des Archives

Chris Tysh, Senior Lecturer

The Oxford English Dictionary

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Guide to research resources for English!

I hope that you will find this guide a useful starting place for your research in English language and literature. I have assembled a core collection of resources available through the WSU Libraries, as well as high quality internet resources. Please send me your recommendations for additional resources.

I am available by appointment to assist students and faculty with research related to English and literary studies. You may also contact me to schedule research workshops for classes or to suggest items for purchase.

Veronica Bielat, Subject Specialist for English Language & Literature

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