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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.

Books @WSU

Searching the library catalog will help you locate books and book chapters/essays about your author and topic.

Using the library catalog keyword search, type your author's last name and a word that describes your topic.

For example, if the topic is feminist approaches to Emily Dickinson, the search terms might be:

dickinson feminism

Now, do your search:

Search here for books, media, and the titles of journals we own.

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Historical Newspapers & Magazines