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ENGL 3813: American Literature Since 1945

about this guide

Use this guide to get familiar with key resources and strategies for research for American Literature Since 1945, with Professor Kristin Sánchez Carter:

  • reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • catalogs to search for books in print and online
  • databases for locating scholarly journal articles
  • approaches to finding primary sources & historical news articles
  • resources for citing your sources and writing.


Image: Delano, Jack, photographer (March 1943). Indian houses and farms on the Laguna Indian reservation, Laguna, New Mexico. Library of Congress web site, via Wikimedia Commons. Public domain (US Farm Security Administration photograph). 


link to workshop slides

background and contextual reading