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This guide will assist you in developing your research topic and subsequent paper for ENGLIT 1175: 19th-Century British Literature. It will also provide you with links to helpful sites, including PittCat, online databses, and online tutorials.
According to the Pitt-Greensburg program sheet for English literature, this discipline "emphasizes the development of sophisticated reading that incorporates a complex understanding of historical and cultural contexts."
Using your research topic and search strategy, search PittCat for books. For example, you could do a search for "British literature and childhood". If you would like to use a book that is available at one of the other Pitt libraries, use the "Get It!" feature in PittCat. Here are some examples of books that might be helpful to you: