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EH 693: American Literary Realism: Finding Articles

Article Search

Databases contain information about articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. Below are some databases that concentrate on literature and the humanities. When searching them and combining terms, you should use the word AND.

Author & Subject Journals

These journals specifically cover your period or authors. The links lead to the journal record; to search the journal, select one of the full text availability options.

American Literary Realism

American Literary Realism, 1870-1910

Edith Wharton Newsletter

Edith Wharton Review

Henry James Review

Mark Twain Annual

Mark Twain Journal

Mark Twain Quarterly

Primary Sources

These databases have news articles, books, documents, photographs, and more published in the 19th century.

Database Searching Tips

Use AND, OR, NOT to combine terms

poland and music


Use truncation to find multiple word endings

map* [finds map, maps, mapping]


Use quotation marks to search for phrases

"national monument"

Locating Full Text

If you don't see the full text of an article in the database you are searching, use these steps to find a copy of the article:

1. Choose  to check for full text in other library databases.

2. Search the Catalog to identify the call number and location (usually second floor) of the journal.

3. Request a copy of the article through Interlibrary Loan.

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