FIRST STEPS for REMOTE RESEARCH
Find scholarly articles and contemporary news:
For a focus specifically on Asia:
Articles in reflect current scholarly conversation on a given topic.
Look for a in databases that will allow you to limit your results to scholarly journals, set date ranges, etc.
For access to even more articles, Request from another library through ILL.
Directions on signing up for ILL
CBBcat Subject Searches:
Click on the link, then change Entire CBB Collection to E-Books. All of the subjects above are attached to at least one e-book.
CBBcat Author Searches:
E-Books are available in CBBcat for highlighted authors
Lu Xun Park, Qingdao (Source: Wikicommons)
Librarian for East Asian Studies: Karen Gillum firstname.lastname@example.org
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Construct your research strategically.
Look for background on Chinese literary theory in -- Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
on Chinese history in -- Cambridge History of China
on Chinese art in -- Oxford/Grove Art Online
on Chinese film in -- Oxford Bibliography of Chinese Film
Use catalogs to find books
CBBcat - for readily available e-books
A few examples:
A concise history of Chinese literature, by Luo Yuming ; translated by Ye Yang
A new literary history of modern China, edited by David Der-wei Wang
Modern Chinese literature, Lin Shu and the Reformist movement: between classical and vernacular language, by César Guarde-Paz
The lyrical in epic time: modern Chinese intellectuals and artists through the 1949 crisis, by David Der-wei Wang
Fragmenting modernisms: Chinese wartime literature, art, and film, 1937-49, by Carolyn FitzGerald
>> Renditions - back issues of this Chinese-English translation journal are available here
|Look for more books by searching CBBcat and changing Entire CBB Collection to E-Books. To find more in collections not listed in the catalog, consult this library guide on the many places to find good resources.|
1. Where would you look for a relatively brief explanation of Marxist or modernist literary theory? What is the title of the article you found?
2. Name two sources in which you could look for scholarly journal articles on Xiao Hong's writing. Give the title of one article and the title of the journal it is published in.
3. What is the title of a book about (not by) Ding Ling? What is its call number? Which of the CBB schools has a student thesis related to Ding Ling in their Special Collections?