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Modern Greek Studies Library Guide: Literature

Resources on Language, History, Philosophy, Religion, Culture, Business, Political Science, Statistics, and How to Begin Research on Modern Greek topics

Associated Libraries

Literatures and Languages Library

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  • Phone: 217-333-2220
  • Email:
  • 200 & 225 Main Library
  • 1408 West Gregory Drive
  • Urbana IL 61801

Classics Library Collection at the Literatures and Languages Library

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  • Phone: 217-333-2220
  • Email:
  • 225 Main Library
  • 1408 West Gregory Drive
  • Urbana IL 61801

Databases and Online Resources

Encyclopedia of Literary Modernism: This online reference tool concerns the Modernist period of literature (1890-1939) with a focus on Europe. 

Literature Compass: This journal focuses on literary criticism and research done in the field of literary studies.  

A Companion to Greek Literature: This database presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire.

Suggested Subject Headings

These subject headings can be used to search our library catalog using a "Subject" search. All subject headings are from the Library of Congress.

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Greek Literature

​Didactic literature, Greek

Folk Literature, Greek

Greek drama

Greek fiction

Greek letters

Greek poetry

Greek prose literature

Pastoral Literature, Greek

Greek Literature--Criticism, Textual

Greek Literature--Study and Teaching

Greek Literature-Themes, motives

Greek Literature, Modern

Children's literature, Greek (Modern)

Greek American Literature

Revolutionary Literature, Greek (Modern)

Young adult literature, Greek (Modern)

English literature--Greek authors