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A "critique" is a paper that gives a critical assessment of a book or article.


To critique a piece of writing requires that you be a critical reader. To be a critical reader requires careful evaluation and study of a poem, an essay, an article, or a great piece of literature like The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo. This guide will identify various sources that will assist you in the process. 

These books, both electronic and print, will assist you in the process of writing a critique

IUCAT - Literary Critics


IUCAT - Critical Theory


IUCAT - Comparative Literature


Titles recently aded to IUCAT concerned with the subject of criticism


Electronic Resources

An entire list of available databases can be found within the John W. Anderson Library Resources A-Z list

Subject Guide

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Internet Sources

Although not definitive in scope, this list of Internet sites have been chosen for their content in regards to the arts and humanities and will provide a great starting off point for you as you begin to compose a critique.

Purdue OWL: Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism

New York Times Books & Literature