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Literary research and the British eighteenth century : strategies and sources / Peggy Keeran, Jennifer Bowers.

Keeran, Peggy, 1959- (Author). Bowers, Jennifer, 1962- (Added Author).
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Subject: Literature > Research > Methodology.
Criticism > Authorship.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0810887959
  • ISBN: 9780810887954
  • ISBN: 9781299195905
  • ISBN: 1299195903
  • ISBN: 9780810887961
  • ISBN: 0810887967
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (328 pages).
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. The Basics of Online Searching; Ch02. General Literary Reference Sources; Ch03. Library Catalogs; Ch04. Print and Electronic Bibliographies, Indexes, and Annual Reviews; Ch05. Scholarly Journals; Ch06. Eighteenth-Century Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers; Ch07. Contemporary Reviews; Ch08. Archives and Manuscripts Collections; Ch09. Web Resources; Ch10. Researching a Thorny Problem; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; About the Authors.
Summary: The 18th century in Britain was a transition period for literature. For the literary scholar, these changes mean that different search strategies may be required to conduct research into primary and secondary source material across the era. This book addresses the unique challenges faced by the scholars of the period, and explores a multitude of primary and secondary resources. In addition, each chapter addresses the research methods and tools best used to extract relevant information and compares and evaluates sources, making this book an invaluable guide to any literary sch.
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