Atkins Library would like to highlight The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism to assist students and faculty with theologically based criticism of literature. The guide is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements and is updated annually. It includes more than 300 alphabetically arranged entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. (source)
If you are starting your exploration of literary research, the The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is a great place to start. We encourage explore the resources and you begin your research. If you need additional help feel free to contact the library for help!