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EN 203: Early American Literature

Guide for students in Dr. Amy Pardo's online EN 203 class. (Designed Spring 2022)

Getting Started

To find scholarly articles for your topic, consider using these helpful search terms:

Also, check out our print and electronic resources listed below as well as our databases for information that might help you.  


Hawthorne in Salem is a website that includes information on Nathaniel Hawthorne's life, works, and buildings and homes. It provides access to full texts of Hawthorne's short stories and novels as well as links to lectures, articles, and papers presented and written by scholars.  

Perspectives in American Literature is a research and reference guide that provides bibliographies and information for topics and authors in American literature from early American literature to postmodernism.  

MLA CORE - Early American group is an open access forum of discussion for early American literary scholars. Browse submissions of criticism as well as informal conversations among literary scholars. 

North American Slave Narratives - DocSouth documents the individual and collective story of African Americans' struggle for freedom and human rights in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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