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ENGL 150: Introduction to Literature

Study of major genres of literature.

Digital Manuscripts

Digital Manuscripts can provide insight into a writer's process.  Manuscript collections can often be found by Googling the author's name and the phrase "digital manuscripts."

Emily Dickinson manuscript excerpt, poem #935 "As imperceptibly as grief"

Amherst College, Emily Dickinson Collection

Criticism & Interpretation

Use the search box below to find biographical information on a poet and a collection of extensive critical analysis of their work.  


Find Books & Ebooks at the Library





Type in an author's name to find copies of their work in the library as well as biographies and criticism about them. 

When searching for books in the library, a useful way to find critical analysis on an author or work is to add the words and criticism to an author's name or the title of a work. For example: Robert Frost and criticism OR "Paradise Lost" and criticism