This is a list of critical sources and style guides that every student in English should either own or regularly consult.

The Norton Anthology of Criticism and Theory. Vincent B. Leitch, ed. New York, NY: Norton, 2001.

Literary Theory: An Anthology. Julie Rivkin and Michael Ryan, eds. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2004.

Critical Terms for Literary Study, 2nd. ed. Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin, eds. Chicago, IL:
U of Chicago P, 1995.

Feminisms: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism. Revised ed. Robyn Warhol and Diane Price Herndl, eds.  Rutgers UP, 1997.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th edition). Joseph Gibaldi, ed. New York, NY: MLA, 2003.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (2nd edition). Joseph Gibaldi, ed. New York, NY: MLA 1998.

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