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ENG-219 (Peters_Spring2020)

Literature and violence

Sources and searching

To find videos in the RU Libraries' catalog:

advanced search in catalog with several boxes for searching films on violence; first query box has keyword, violen* and second box has keyword "united states" OR America; format box has videorecording selected

Examples of films on violence in American society:

Tough guise 2: violence, manhood, and American culture

After Newtown: Guns in America

Stonewall uprising

The Learning Tree

A Lesson before dying

The striped pajamas

Almos' a man

Their eyes were watching God

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Books, articles, music, video, and more!

Use this tool to find articlesbooksvideo and audio materials, and more. A wide variety of full text materials is included, as well as location information for hard copy materials in the Rider University Libraries.

From your intitial search results, use the left hand navigation bar to narrowrefine, and customize your search.

For example, limit to Rider University Libraries Catalog to find books, DVDs, government documents, and more in the library catalog.

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