Literature Research for Undergraduate Students: Start Here
This guide will help you navigate research in literature. It includes helpful information about finding biographical and background information about a text, critical scholarship, and primary source research.
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What is Literary Research
When we conduct literary research, we seek sources that help us analyze and interpret our primary text. These sources can include primary and secondary sources that provide insight or perspective into the literature we are examining.