• History,  Humanities,  Language,  Research

    Salem Literature

    Looking for an author or poet biography?  Analysis of a text used in your Humanities class?  Need the backstory on a hero in a graphic novel? Try Salem Literature, a collection of classic literature reference titles providing biography and analysis, including: Critical Survey of Long Fiction Critical Survey of Poetry Critical Survey of Short Fiction Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Themes & Technique Magill’s Literary Annual 1977-2013  

  • Fine Arts,  Library News

    New Book Display: Graphic Novels

    Lisa Laughy -Archives Assistant In response to growing student interest, Ohrstrom Library is expanding its collection of graphic novels. The library staff is celebrating the influx of these engaging new books with a colorful display in the Baker Reading Room featuring over 20 new graphic novels.  They represent a mixture of artistic styles and genres including biographies, autobiographies, fantasy, and literature.  Here are the highlights of a few of the titles: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi – her award winning memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution Beowulf adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds – a visually compelling graphic novel of the ancient classic. Three Shadows by Cyril…