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ENG 257: Mythological Literature (Nayak-Loudoun)

This guide has been created to help you find books, articles, videos, and other types of resources related to this program of study. Direct comments to Julie Combs,

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Search for books on your topic in the library catalog.  In addition, be sure to search for synonyms and related terms, as well as deities and myths. 

  • Suggested Keywords:
    • Hinduism
    • Hindu mythology
    • Hindu gods or goddesses
    • Hinduism and theology or reincarnation
    • Hindu symbolism
    • Hindu women and social conditions or social life and customs
    • Sati or "widow burning"
    • BhagavadgÄ«tā or Bhagavad Gita
    • Shiva or Siva and yoga
    • Ganesha or Ganesh
  • Select 'Request Item' to have books from other NOVA libraries sent to Loudoun for pick up. If your book is at Loudoun be sure to write down the call number in order to locate the book on the shelf.
  • E-books are accessible through the catalog. Within the eBook record, click 'Online access' to open and log-in with your MyNOVA username and password when prompted.
  • To limit your results to E-books, look for the "Availability" filter and select "Full Text Online".

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