Library Resource Guide: ENGL-1B
Search the library's online Article Databases for biographies, essays, and literary critiques on a variety of authors and their works.
For overview information about the Rodney King Riots, police brutality, racism, poverty, class oppression, etc., the following databases are recommended:
Use the Google Scholar search engine to find academic and scholarly articles. Not all articles are free... only the articles that have the pdf link on the right will provide you with free access.
Check out these free academic articles found through Google Scholar on Anna Deavere Smith's literary works:
Cho, Nancy. "Beyond Identity Politics: National and Transnational Dialogues in Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Chay Yew's A Beautiful Country." Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 1 (2005): 65-82.
Weatherston, Rosemary. "“The True Words of Real People”: Documenting the Myth of the Real in Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 39.1-2 (2008).
Check out these free academic articles found through Google Scholar on Lorna Dee Cervantes' literary works:
The following Literary Reference Books include articles on Lorna Dee Cervantes and Anna Deavere Smith. These books can be found in the reference section of the library. Unfortunately, they cannot be checked out but you can make photocopies or take photos of the articles you need.
Literary Critique and Reference Books on Lorna Dee Cervantes:
Literary Critique and Reference Books on Anna Deavere Smith:
The following books are in our general collection and can be checked out for three weeks. All books are due back at the end of the semester.
Books on reserve about Lorna Dee Cervantes works:
Books on reserve about Anna Deavere Smith: