When the work first appeared, how was it received by readers and critics? If it is a book or play, where was it reviewed and what were the reviews like?
Literary Quest Assignment Sheet,
Dr. Kumbier, Spring 2012
Reception of Authors Works
-- from Author Research LibGuide, Dr. William Kumbier, Sept. 26, 2011
1. Do a 'LC Subject' Search of your author or the title of your work.
2. On results page look for --Criticism and interpretation subheading. There may be multiple instances since the subheading can be attached to multiple main headings (i.e. individual works by the same author)
3. Click on the subject heading to see a list of materials containing criticism and interpretation information.
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To use, simply look up your author’s last name in the index (listed alphabetically), figure out what series and volume number the author is located in, and go to that source.
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