Skip to Main Content

English Literature

Research guide for literature in the English language, the study of the English language, and guides for courses in the English Department at the University of Kentucky.


Biographical Information for Literary Figures

Need some biographical information about an author? 

The Biographical Information for Literary Figures Guide will connect you with a number of biographical resources for literary figures.

Literary Criticism


These resources are helpful in finding background information, particularly if you are just starting to explore your subject.


Oxford Handbooks

Oxford English Dictionary