What is a seminal work?
- strongly impacts the understanding of a topic
- stimulates the writing of other scholars
- repeatedly cited by other scholars
- use Literature Databases
- when searching, use quotation marks to keep terms together: "Edna O'Brien" "Emma Donoghue"
- narrow results by selecting: "peer reviewed journals" date (1990 - ), and subject
- explore keywords and subject headings within articles to identify related resources
- refer to the research guide English and American Literature Resources
- use Interlibrary Loan Servces to obtain resources not readily available
Irish Literature eResources
- Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature
- Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-century British and Irish Women's Poetry. Cambridge
- Harris, Susan The Irish Novel, 1960-2010
- Ingman, Heather. Irish Women's Fiction from Edgeworth to Enright
- Quigley, Mark., Empire's Wake an postcolonial Irish Writing and the Politics of Modern Literary Form.
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