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Gothic Literature: Books

How to Search for Books

Searching for Library Sources

Combined Author/Title option

  • quickest way to find an item if you know the author and title
  • use the Author or Title options only if you know the exact forms

Subject option

  • yields only items catalogued under prescribed subject headings (i.e., Library of Congress headings; see list of possible subject headings below). If you are not familiar with these, use:

Keyword Option (words from the title)

  • usually yields more hits as it searches author, subject headings, titles and series

Possible Subject Headings:

Fantastic fiction, American History and criticism
Fantastic fiction, English History and criticism
Ghost stories History and criticism
Gothic literature Great Britain History and criticism
Gothic revival (Literature)
Horror films History and criticism
Horror tales, American History and criticism
Horror tales, English History and criticism
Supernatural in literature
Supernatural in fiction

Subject Guide

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