AFRICAN 203: Topics in African Literature: Nuclear Families (Spring 2022) : Find Books and Literary Texts
Use the Library Catalog to find books. Books often provide background and comprehensive information about a topic. Books may have a single author or contain chapters by different authors and have an editor.
Useful Subject Headings
The Library Catalog records include Subjects, or tags from an official list. They describe the subject of the books or materials. It can be helpful to use these words or phrases to search for books. Some examples:
African literature (English) -- 20th Century
African literature -- Women authors
Feminism and literature -- Africa.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Women authors, African.
Women in literature.
Catalog records for literary texts, or anthologies/collections of texts, may have subjects such as:
African literature (English).
Translations into English.
Catalog records for literary texts, , or anthologies/collections of texts, may also have subjects indicating the genre such as:
Catalog records for crtical sources analyzing literary works will have, along with African literature or genre or author name, subjects such as:
Criticism and Interpretation.
History and criticism.