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AHS Subject Guides: English: Print Resources

This guide includes print and online resources for English: Courses include: English Literature, Communication, Expository Writing, Creative Writing, Journalism, Humanities, Reading, etc.

English Print Resources


Books on these topics can be found in the non-fiction section of the library, in the number range: 800-899 Literature, Rhetoric and Criticism (poetry, drama, essays, speeches, letters, satire & humor, etc).


You can also search in the online library catalog by the specific topic you are interested in.

You will find books like these: (Listed as title, author, call #)


The Complete Works of Shakespeare

Shakespeare, William

Call # 822.33 SHA


Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare, William

Call # 822.33 SHA


Reference Books:

Subject-specific research books, like encyclopedias, can be found in the REFERENCE section of the library. The labels always start with an R. Look to the right and left on the shelves for more possibilities.


1000 Years of English Literature

Fletcher, Chris

Call # R 820.9 FLE


A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms

Quinn, Edward

Call # R 803 QUI


The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Call # R 820.9 OXF

Amity High School, Amity Region 5 School District, Woodbridge, CT 06525, 203-397-4844 Librarians: Robert F. Musco and Victoria Hulse Copyright 2017