Biography in Context
This database combines biographies from several authoritative reference sources as well as full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
Literature Criticism Online
Full text of articles from these major literary criticism series:
- Classic and Medieval Literature Criticism
- Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism
- Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
- Contemporary Literary Criticism
- Children's Literature Review
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information about authors' lives
and about the books they've written. This is the place to search
for literary criticism.
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A collection of fiction titles and nonfiction in which readers can find read-alikes, authors, titles, and booklists geared to younger readers.
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about Shakespeare and his works as well as background and historical
information about the Globe Theatre and Elizabethan London.