A reception study could concern the critical recepton of a single work or the full range of an author's output. Book-length reception studies can be found in online library catalogs.
Go into IRIS, the Rutgers online catalog. Use "reception" as a keyword. Example:
Wordsworth and reception--Words Anywhere
To identify even more books outside Rutgers, go to WorldCat (the OCLC catalog with over 53 million entries worldwide) and use the Keyword search:
The MLA International Bibliography has a special subject heading for reception studies:
For other databases, try reception as a keyword with the author or work you are trying to study.
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