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ETHN 51: Intro to South Asian Experience in the U.S. (Nanda): Find Articles

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GALE Literary Sources

This database contains the full text of literary criticism and reviews of authors and their works, and links to multimedia productions and selected web resources about them. It covers authors from all times and places.

Literature Criticism Online

The full text of over 220,000 essays providing criticism of literature from around the world, in all genres, and from all time periods from antiquity to contemporary emerging authors. The essays discuss individual authors and their works, literary movements and topics, and the social, political, and historical background that provides contextual perspective for the study of literature.

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Ethnic NewsWatch

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