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Victorian Literature Research Guide

Learn about resources for Victorian literature studies, and how to find them

In this guide

Open book This guide is for students of Victorian literature, "the body of poetry, fiction, essays, and letters produced during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901) and during the era which bears her name. It forms a link and transition between the writers of the romantic period and the modernist literature of the twentieth century" (New World Encyclopedia). 

In this guide, you will find information on resources to help you with your papers and assignments, including how to find:

  • background information (or reference sources),
  • literary criticism, and
  • primary sources.

You will also find information on MLA style, as well as details about how a librarian can help you in the research process.

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