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English 335 Milton: Getting Started: Background/Reference

A guide to research for students in Professor Julie Pfeiffer's class.

Online Encyclopedias

Finding Relevant Reference Books

One way to find print reference books about Milton is to do an advanced search in our catalog.

Search keyword:  Milton

Limit location to:  HU Reference

Here is a quick link to results of that Milton reference book search.


You can do a similar search using other relevant keywords:  (British or English) and Literature, etc.

Here is a quick link to that broader search for reference works on British or English Literature.

(But keep in mind, it's pretty broad - because English Literature will include American and other national lits in the English language).

Some Good Starting Points in Reference

A few of the greatest hits for Milton are listed below.  Most of the Milton specific items will be in the PR3500s (for British Literature), but a few will be in the Z 8000s (for bibliographies of British writers).

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Rebecca Seipp
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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University