Welcome to the Research Guide for ENG 111: Making Gloriana: Imagining Elizabeth I in Literature. This guide aims to point you to some useful starting places for your research. Please feel free to contact me for additional help navigating these resources or finding sources for your individual research topics. I'm happy to work with you on any aspect of the research process, whether in person, by email, or through a chat or video conference. See my contact information on this guide.
To search with more focus and precision, use one of the key databases recommended on this guide.
Use the Wellesley Library Catalog to find books (including e-books), videos, and journals (but not individual articles).
Use AND to combine multiple concepts in your search. This will narrow your results.
Elizabethan poetry AND gender AND power
Use OR to find different ways your topic could be expressed. This will expand your results.
Elizabethan poetry AND
(gender OR femininity) AND power
Use an asterisk * to find variant endings, or as a wild card. This will expand your results.
Use quotation marks " " to search words as a phrase. This will narrow your results.
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