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Basic Search is a simple way to find what you are looking for in ProQuest One Literature. Basic Search searches across all content within ProQuest One Literature. You can also click the buttons for Criticism, Primary texts, Author pages, Reference works, Audio & Video or Dissertations to focus your search to a specific content type. 

  • For Criticism, click the Search criticism button to find Scholarly articles, reviews, books and dissertations.
  • For Primary texts, click the Search Primary texts button to find original literary works of poetry, drama and prose. You can also search poetry, drama and prose specifically.
  • For Reference works, you can browse the book carousel to find highlighted encyclopedias, companions, dictionaries, biographies and study guides.
  • For Authors, you can browse the carousel of frequently viewed authors, or click Browse authors by literary period, literary movement or name to find any author available in ProQuest One Literature.
  • For Audio and Video collections, click Shakespeare Audio Plays, Poets on screen or Poetry archive audio to search or browse the collections.

Click View title list to download a spreadsheet containing a list of all content in your institution ProQuest One Literature subscription.

For more details about basic search features, click here.

Search recommendations

When writing a keyword or a name on Basic search you may get recommended subject terms, Author pages or Literary Movement pages in the menu below the search form.