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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

British Literature: 20th and 21st Centuries

A guide to British Literature tools and resources.

Subject Headings

Use the following subject headings to search for books, periodicals, and electronic resources in the library catalog:


English literature--20th century

English literature--20th century--History and criticism

English literature--20th century--Women authors

English literature--21st century

English literature--21st century--History and criticism

English literature--21st century--Women authors

Modernism (Literature)--Great Britain

Postmodernism (Literature)--Great Britain


English fiction--20th century

English fiction--20th century--History and criticism

English fiction--21st century

English fiction--21st century--History and criticism

English fiction--Irish authors--20th century

English fiction--Irish authors--21st century

English fiction--Irish authors--History and criticism 


English poetry--20th century

English poetry--20th century--History and criticism

English poetry--21st century

English poetry--21st century--History and criticism


English drama--20th century

English drama--20th century--History and criticism

English drama--21st century

English drama--21st century--History and criticis