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English 4 V34
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  • 1. Library Research Workshop Justine Cotton, English Literature Librarian David Sharron, Head of Special Collections
  • 2. <ul><li>Primary Sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texts ( Frankenstein , The Vampyre ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secondary Sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical articles & Books </li></ul></ul>
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  • 4. <ul><li>Books at Brock </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diaries </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>During the late Victorian period, many newspapers were published… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheap, tabloid-type papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More respectable newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scotland Yard produced “The Police Gazette” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note the following when you read them: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Police techniques – crime scenes, witnesses, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. <ul><ul><li>Times Digital Archive (London Times), 1785-1985 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Library Digitization Project – Penny Illustrated (+ more to come) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Illustrated London News – in Special Collections </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>C19: The Nineteenth-Century Index </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>What questions can this index help you answer? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Mary Shelley publish in any periodicals? </li></ul><ul><li>Was a book written about the Whitechapel murders during the 19 th century? </li></ul><ul><li>Who reviewed Shelley’s Frankenstein ? </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>National Archives: Jack the Ripper </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Shelley resource site </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Criticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanities Abstracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Muse and JSTOR </li></ul></ul>These will give you a more multidisciplinary approach

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