Top Databases for Criticism and Biographical Info
The single most important database for research in literature is the MLA (Modern Language Association) International Bibliography, which indexes scholarly articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers that focus on literary research.
Gale Literary Sources is your one-stop search for biographical and reference articles (Gale Virtual Reference Library and Literature Resource Center), literary criticism (Literature Criticism Online and Literature Resource Center), and poetry, stories, speeches, and plays (LitFinder).
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This reference database offers access to nearly 65,000 essays contained in some 5,300...
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Combines over 300,000 biographies on more than 200,000 people from 70 Gale Group sources such as...
Biography reference bank combines the complete content of Wilson's Biographies Plus Illustrated...
Provides searchable full-text e-book versions of many reference works, including multi-volume...
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