A comprehensive, full-text database of information from respected reference works, books, literary journals, and more, including author biographies, work overviews, and essays in literary criticism. Also includes poems and short stories. Comparable to Literature Resource Center. (Full text)
Gale Literary Sources brings together all of Gale's literary databases into one seamlessly cross-searchable research and study environment. Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews.
Includes 1,564 essays on authors of all nationalities and time periods. Each essay includes a concise introductory preface and a biography placing the author's work within a personal and historical framework. (Full-text)