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Research Resources: Class Guides

FRN 115: French Tradition

Print Resources

Library Catalog
To find books in the our library, try a Words or Phrase search. Try narrowing your search by Details > Full Record > Subject terms. Sample search string:

"fairy tales" and (film* or movie* or cinema)
"fairy tales" and (analysis or interpretation or criticism)

Dictionary of Folklore
Ref GR35 .P53 1999

Encylopedia of Folk Heros
Ref GR35 .S4 2001

Storytelling Encyclopedia
Ref GR72 .S76 1997

Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales & Fairy Tales
Ref GR74 .G73 2008 vols 1-3

Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales
Ref PN3437 .O94 2000

Better than sliced bread, or Google! If you can't fine it anywhere else, you can find it here. Over 80 million records of many types of material from most academic libraries. Be sure check Libraries Worldwide. For materials not found at F&M, you may need to use:

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Online Resources

Full-text journals, most from original date of publication, with a rolling current date of 4 or 5 years. Choose Advanced Search, then possibly narrow search to Articles and relevant disciplines.

Project Muse
Searchable access to scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Possibly our best resource for theater-related full-text journals.

MLA International Bibliography
The Modern Language Association's index of articles, book chapters and essays in literature, languages, and folklore. Covers 1963 to the present.

New York Times
The New York Times (Sep 18, 1851 - Dec 31, 2006, full-text) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Terrific resources for older film or theater reviews.

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