Melville and "Bartleby, the Scrivener - A Story of Wall Street"
Background information about the author
and the short story.
GREAT RESOURCE - The New Yorker - Fiction Podcast
A monthly reading and conversation with The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. This month, Sam Lipsyte reads Thomas McGuane’s “Cowboy.”
Features well known authors reading and discussing a favourite short story from the magazine's archives. Includes stories by Roberto Bolaño, John Cheever, Raymond Carver, Don DeLillo, Frank O’Connor, Eudora Welty, John Updike and many more
This Libguide provides you with an introduction to conducting research in English Literature.
It provides a guide to finding library resources that will support your research including
- links to online encyclopedias and dictionaries for background reading
- how to find books and book chapters
- how to find journal articles for essay research
- how to read citations and find them using the catalogue
NOTE this guide is not a complete list of resources but rather a useful starting point from which you will carry out your own research.
The Monthly Book Club
Each month Ramona Koval chooses a book, provides reading notes and posts a video interview. She hosts a live online conversation with readers at the end of the month.
SlowTV is a free internet TV channel delivering interviews, debates, conversations and public lectures about Australia's key political, social and cultural issues