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Prof. Pfeiffer - English 102: Find Literary Criticism

Databases for Literary Criticism

Literature Resource Center is an extensive database which includes:

  • Full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines
  • Reviews of books of all sorts, from children's literature to adult fiction, from popular non-fiction to scholarly studies

  • Biographical essays on more than 130,000 authors

  • Full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines

  • Overview essays on thousands of books and literary topics

  • Links to quality research oriented websites on authors and their works including pictures and audio interviews

Basic Tips for Finding Literary Criticism

Literature Resource Center opens on the BASIC search which allows you to limit your search by:

  • Person (by or about)
  • Name of the work (poem, play, novel, film, etc.)
  • Keyword (searches significant fields such as title, introductory text, and author)
  • All text (searches entire text of all documents)

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