Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews.
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Find critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, biographies and more. Conduct a global search of all the included resources using the link above or search each resource individually. Resources include:
- Dictionary of Literary Biography – biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world’s most influential literary figures
- Drama for Students – critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures
- Gale Virtual Reference Library – cross-searchable literature reference resources
- Literature Criticism Online – scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals
- Literature Resource Center – up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews
- LitFinder – literary works and author information; full-text poems and poetry citations; short stories, speeches, and plays; biographies, images, and more
- Scribner Writers – original, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods
- Something About the Author – examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults
- Twayne’s Authors – in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers