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American Literature

A guide to reference sources in American Literature

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Welcome! This is a guide to assist you in finding books, articles, and materials for your American Literature coursework and research. If you need additional guidance or research support, please reach out to a URI Librarian or visit the Research Help Desk. 

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Created by J. Kinnie, 10/09

rev. M. Boldt 10/12

rev. J. Horwitz 07/23

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