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University Library DePaul Library

Finding Books at DePaul

To find books at DePaul, search:

Search Tips: Finding Books About a Work (e.g. Literary Criticism)


  1. Enter search terms: <author's name> criticism interpretation
  2. Select Subject from the pulldown menu.


Search Tips: Finding Books About a Topic


  1. Enter search terms.
    Example: To find books on the theme of terrorism in Joseph Conrad's works, search for: terrorism conrad
  2. Leave Keyword selected in the pulldown menu.


While most books discussing literature are going to be in print, increasingly, works of literary criticism are available as e-books in the collections listed below.

Reputable Publishers

Cambridge University Press

Oxford University Press

Most university presses