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The Persistence of Memory, by Salvador Dali, 1931
Find general information on your topic by doing a keyword search. This is a great alternative to Wikipedia that can be cited as a credible source (unlike Wikipedia).
This database includes literary criticism and essays. Begin by searching for your literary/philosophical movement by name (e.g. expressionism, marxism, etc.)
Student Resources in Context
In your search results, pay close attention to results listed as "Reference"
Find articles on your philosophical/literary movement by performing a keyword search.
This is a great resource for research your movement and any persons associated with that movement.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
This online encyclopedia will include extensive articles on Existentialism, Marxism, and Freud.
Google Arts & Culture
Explore various art movements such as Surrealism and Expressionism using this website. This is a good source for finding visual representations of a movement.
Search for reference articles on your movement via a keyword search.
Step 1: Background Research
Use Encyclopedia Britannica or any reference/encyclopedia article to read about your movement. Familiarize yourself with buzz words and persons associated with your movement. These will become potential keywords in Step 2.
Step 2: Research
Use keywords you've found in your Background Research and any of the sources on this Libguide to find information for your assignment
Tip: Google searching
If you decide to use Google, do not use sources that have crowd-sourced information (e.g. Wikipedia, Wiktionary, etc.). Also, be sure the author of your source is reputable and an authority on the topic by googling their name in another tab.