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English and American Literature, Older Version

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Literature Research Guide

The Modern Language Association discontinued hosting the electronic version of James L. Harner's Literary Research Guide: An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies in December of 2017; it was last updated around that time by Angela Courtney.  The electronic version made available here is largely based on the 2014 edition (6th).  This static digitized version was produced by GitHub under the terms of a CC-BY 4.0 license.  While it lacks the functionality, pagination, appearance, and indices of MLA's electronic edition and previous print editions, it does offer a substantial amount of useful information for English literary studies and research.  The cover image below is from the 5th paperback edition that was published in 2008.  This edition is available in the Holland and Terrell Reference Collection at PR83.H33x 2008.

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