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LIT 261 - Northwest (Salmoni) - Modern Literature: Home

Library research guide for advanced techniques of fiction writing.


from the LIFE photo archive hosted by GoogleThis guide is intended to help you research sources on Modern Literature.

For information ABOUT your author (background on his/her life, analysis of writing style, criticism of works), try these pages of the research guide:

For other types of research (i.e. historical background), try:

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact any campus Librarian.

Course Reading List: 

  • Ranier Maria RilkeThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Penguin Classics) 
  • Sherwood Anderson: Winesburg, Ohio (Penguin)
  • Charles Baudelaire: Paris Spleen (New Directions)
  • Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot (Grove)
  • Andre Breton: Nadja (Grove)
  • Italo Calvino: Cosmicomics (Harcourt)
  • T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land (Norton Critical Editions)
  • James Joyce: Dubliners (Penguin)
  • Zora Neale Hurston: Their Eyes Were Watching God (Harper Perennial)
  • Franz Kafka: The Metamorphosis (Modern Library)
  • Luigi Pirandello: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Signet Classics)
  • Gertrude Stein: Tender Buttons (City Lights)
  • Jean Toomer: Cane (Liveright)
  • Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway (Mariner)