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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Literary Fiction Guide: Non-English Literature

A guide of resources for anyone interested in reading literary fiction

Finding books in other languages

Finding books in languages other than English:

  1. Search "literary fiction" in the library catalog
  2. Scroll down on the "Tweak Your Results" panel to reach the language category
  3. Select the language preferred
  4. Narrow your search further through the Subject category under "Tweak Your Results."

 

Check out the examples below! 

Finding books translated into English from other languages:

  1. Search "translated literary fiction" in the library catalog
  2. Scroll down on the "Tweak Your Results" panel to find Subject
    • Choose from among subdivisions such as: 
      • Fiction
      • Fiction Literary
      • Novels
      • Short Stories

There are a lot of options that can be chosen; play around to see what works best for you!

 

Chinese Example

 

 

 

Spanish Example