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ENG 208: British Literature after Empire: Book Reviews

This guide is specifically for the online class ENG208 British Literature after Empire.

Book Review Sources

These library databases are designed solely to provide access to book reviews:

Lexis Nexis

Lexis Nexis houses hundreds of newspapers, and might include book reviews and author interviews.

Make sure to check out the Lexis Nexis Tutorials under the Tutorials tab on this Guide or at the Lexis Nexis Academic YouTube channel.

This tutorial explains how to find Critical Reviews in Lexis Nexis Academic:

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center allows you to limit your search to Reviews & News.  Search for the work and author you're researching as keywords, then click on the Reviews & News tab.

Other Resources

Academic Search Premier - info

ProQuest Research Library - info

These general subject databases contain academic journal articles, newspaper articles, magazine articles, and trade journals that might have reviews of more modern literary works or works of criticisim.  In Academic Search Premier, you can limit your search to Book Review under Document Type on the main Advanced Search page.  Search for your title or author.

Also try these databases for reviews of books in academic journals:

JSTOR - info  

Project MUSE  - info