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Handmaid's Tale, The

This guide will help students doing research on Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

Read "The Handmaid's Tale"

copy of book cover for The Handmaid's TaleCopies of the book, The Handmaid's Tale, are available from numerous sources including:

  • the LCCC library
  • OhioLink (scroll down a bit for the novel)
  • from Clevnet (Elyria Public Libraries, Lorain Public Libraries, etc.)
    • through the Ohio eBook Project, IF your public library is a member library of the Ohio eBook Project
    • through Overdrive and your Public Library card; Overdrive is a global distributor of eBooks and makes books available in various formats, such as on the Kindle eBook Reader. At this link you will need to search by zip code for the public library nearest you. You will need your Public Library card number to "check out" this electronic book. 

Recommended Sources about "The Handmaid's Tale"

Recommended Sources about Margaret Atwood

Author information is very important when doing a critical analysis of a work, especially when you are asked to provide a brief biography of the author or a bibliography. The resources listed here will help you to find information about authors. You may also want to search for the author's name (last name, first name) in a subject search of the LCCC Library Catalog.

Search for Sources about "The Handmaid's Tale"

SEARCH HINT: Search "The Handmaid's Tale" AND "Margaret Atwood" to limit results to relevant studies and essays.

Research Databases: Literature Group

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