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Finding Archival Collections and Primary Documents: Finding Book Reviews

Print Resources

Book Review Digest
1906-  . Citations, along with brief excerpts, to reviews of English language books published or distributed in the United States.The majority of the reviews come from non-scholarly sources.
DANA REF Z1219 .C96; Current volumes on Index Table

American Literary and Drama Reviews: An Index to Late 19th Century Periodicals.
Indexes reviews appearing during the years 1880 to 1900 in a select number of magazines. Part I covers reviews of American dramatic productions, chiefly in New York City, and Part II covers literary works.
DANA REF PN2256 .M37

Literary Reviews in British Periodicals, 1798-1820: A Bibliography. Literary Reviews in British Periodicals, 1821-1826: A Bibliography
Index to scholarly journals with reviews of poetry, fiction and drama. Use for early reviews of British authors like Austin, Edgeworth, Mary Shelley and Scott

The Romantics Reviewed: Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers.
9 volumes of reviews from scholarly journals reproduced in facsimile. Covers British writers of the period 1793 to 1824 including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats and others. The author/title index appears in Part C, Volume II.

Book Reviews

Book Review Index Plus
Index to book reviews from popular and scholarly journals from 1965 to the present.
Off-Campus Access  Rutgers-restricted Access
Periodicals Index Online/Archive Online
International Index to over 5000 journals ranging from the 18th century to 1995. Includes a growing archive of full-image articles and links to JSTOR collections where available.
Off-Campus Access  Rutgers-restricted Access
Humanities Index Retrospective
Indexes core, English-language periodicals in art, literture, music, philosophy and history published between 1907 and 1983.
Off-Campus Access  Rutgers-restricted Access
Reader's Guide Retrospective
Index to the most popular general-interest U.S. periodicals between 1890 and 1982.
Off-Campus Access  Rutgers-restricted Access

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