Creative Writing: Home
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As a creative writing student, you will need to use a variety of resources for a variety of reasons. You might want to find critical opinion on a piece of writing or author, you may want to research historical context for your own characterisation and you may need inspiration.
Creative Writing Books
A selection of our books on creative writing and authorship.
Below is a list of databases which provide access to literary texts. Additional resources for primary texts are listed on the Specialist Databases tab.
Below is a list of the key databases for literature. These provide more functionality than Library search and are particularly useful if you want to look at a range of materials on a specific author or look at a literary period or literary movement.