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A comprehensive online index that contains over 5 million book review citations (full-text is not included). Reviews are cited from over 500 sources including national general interest publications, academic and professional publications, and newspapers.

A bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook of present day African American novelists.


Contemporary American Ethnic Poets: Lives, Works, Sources 

Quick reference of key authors, works, movements, theories, places, and events associated with literary modernism.

Greenwood Companion to Shakespeare Volume 1: Overviews and History Plays











Browse the Internet Public Library's collection of links to websites on western and non-western literary criticism. Organized by author, title of work studied and by literary period within a particular national tradition.

Collection of all of Gale's Literary Criticism resources, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, several historical literary criticisms, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Children's Literature Review.

A bio-bibliographical guide to writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields. The LRC includes Contemporary Authors, with biographical coverage of more than 124,000 writers; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, with profiles of some of the most studied authors; and the Dictionary of Literary Biography, with more than 11,700 biocritical essays on authors and their works. Searchable by name, title of work, subject/genre, nationality, date and place of birth, honors, awards and more.

Contains critical essays, brief plot summaries, extended character profiles, and detailed setting discussions covering works by more than 8,500 long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists, essayists, and philosophers. Also includes thousands of biographical records for authors.

NoveList is an electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles from its database of over 135,000 works. It contains materials for all ages including picture books, children's "chapter" books, young adult titles and books for adult readers. Updated quarterly.

Online archive of full text poetry with a robust search engine. Also includes numerous articles, podcasts, and audio on poets and poetry. Resource is from the Poetry Foundation.


Supernatural Literature of the World

Contains an index to the Times Literary Supplement covering the years 1902-1990 with links to facsimile copies of the articles.

Contains up-to-date bibliographical, biographical, and contact information for nearly 20,000 living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries typically include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information, and a bibliography. Contact information includes e-mail addresses where available.