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The Birthmark, The Minister's Black Veil, Rappaccini's Daughter, Young Goodman Brown, and Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher
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Books on Reserve in Burns Library

From Puritanism to Postmodernism - Ruland, Richard
Call Number: 810.9 RUL

Nathaniel Hawthorne (2 copies) - Bloom, Howard, editor.
Call Number: 813 HAW BLO

A Historical guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne
Call Number: 813 HAW HIS

Readings on Nathaniel Hawthorne
Call Number: 813 REA

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Call Number: 813.3 NAT

Short Story Criticism (SSC), Volume 3. - **Gale Reference Book
Call Number: R 809 SHO v.3




If you loose the password list I gave you, the database password file can be found by logging into Cubview and going to the Burns Library page at    You will be prompted to login to Cubview then you will be able to view the Burns Library Class Outline page.  Scroll down to Databases for Research, the database passwords file should be the first item under the heading. Download it so that you will always have it--just remember that you have to be logged in with your @lhsla domain email account.   The passwords are also in the library on a blue flyer.

    1. After login, go to Advanced Search.
    2. Set up the search to NARROW the field by checking:
    3. "include only content I can access"
    4. Narrow by Discipline and check "Language and Literature."
    5. Type in the two search lines "Hawthorne" AND "women"
    6. For different topic searches, try changing second line to "science", "optimism", "sympathy" or "puritanism", etc.
  • Bloom's Literary Reference Criticism
    1. After logging in, choose the link on the left, "Bloom's Literary..." In the search line, enter the word "women Rappaccini." Then narrow the 53 results down by clicking on the tab, "Analysis & Criticism." Choose save some citations to a folder for later reading.

    2. Now try these search strategies for the following three stories:
    "women hawthorne black veil"
    "women goodman brown"
    "women the birthmark"

    3. Repeat the same process of narrowing down, etc.
  • ABC-Clio Social Studies (Historical Background for stories)
    1. After login, choose AMERICAN HISTORY database.
    2. Enter search terms where it says "Quick Search" in upper right corner of page.
    3. You can go as narrow as you like with "colonial women" or "colonial society" or broadly with "colonial." You will see differences in the number of articles and the variety of subtopics between these search strategies. Just make sure that you are searching for within the Colonial Era and that you are in the American History database.

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