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ENG 4 - The Fault in Our Stars and 1984: "The Fault in Our Stars"

Sources for writing a research paper exploring the philosophical perspectives in "The Fault in Our Stars" or the contemporary issues raised in Orwell's "1984."

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To request (or renew) library books, DVDs, or other materials, log into your library account through the OneSearch catalog.

Use the same login credentials as you use for Class-Web (W# and Class-Web password (six digits)).

Your library account will allow you to do the following:
  • request LPC and Chabot materials 
  • check your library card account
  • see all the items you have checked out and their due dates
  • renew items online
For more information on the library catalog, click the link below:
LPC OneSearch Library Catalog


The LPC Library's Ebscohost eBook Collection contains many titles on literary criticism.  

Salem Literature Online - There is also a collection of literary criticism published by Salem Press.  Hard copies are available in the LPC Library but are also available as ebooks,

Try searching by subject terms such as the author's name, title of the book, or a literary theme.

To use the LPC Library's E-Books from off-campus, you will need to log in.

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  • First 2 letters of last name
  • Last 4 digits of W#
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* Don't know your W#, look it up in Class-Web.

Books in the LPC Library

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Possible topics to research:

    • Kierkegaard and criticism
    • T. S. Eliot and "Prufrock"
    • Camus and "Sisyphus"
    • Heidegger
    • Anne Frank
    • Ginsberg and "Howl"
    • existentialism

Sample Titles

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