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English Resources

New Books

Evidence of Things Not Seen: Fantastical Blackness in Genre Fictions
Decolonizing the Undead: Re-Thinking Zombies in World-Literature, Film, and Media
Black Rodeo: A History of the African American Western
The Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley: A Poet's Journeys through American Slavery and Independence
Writing Our Extinction: Anthropocene Fiction and Vertical Science
The Great White Bard: How to Love Shakespeare While Talking About Race
African American Adolescent Female Heroes: The Twenty-First Century Young Adult Neo-Slave Narrative
An Introduction to Queer Literary Studies: Reading Queerly
The Collected Short Stories of Bharati Mukherjee

Finding Books

The Library of Congress (LC) classification (the system Snowden Library uses to organize books) for English literature begins with the letters P. The general categories for English are:‚Äč

  • P = Language and Literature
  • Z 1001-8999 = Bibliography

You can find these general categories on the 4th floor of Snowden Library. You may want to browse the shelf where books on your subject are located to see what is available. For more targeted searching, use the search boxes below.

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Searching Beyond Snowden


Don't see what you need at Snowden? You can search for books available at other libraries that you can request via InterLibrary Loan using

E-Z Borrow

If you know a book title you want, you can also use E-Z Borrow to order it from other libraries in or near Pennsylvania.