Portal of electronic information resources
Brief info: biographic and bibliographic database for literature with full texts
Link: http://go.galegroup.com/ps/start.do?p=LitRC&u=palacky&authCoun...
Producent: Gale
Valid until: not limited
Category: licensed resource
Related domains: Art, architecture and muzeology, History, Language and Literature, Philosophy and Religion, Theater, movies, dancing
Full info:

Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers biographical, bibliographical and contextual information to more than 150,000 authors. Database represents literature as a field of human activity, which is influenced by other disciplines and the disciplines which itself also affects. The database provides information from many sources produced by Gale:

  • more than 1,100,000 full-text articles and reviews from nearly 500 professional periodicals and journals
  • 80,000 full-text critical essays
  • 7,000 writing overviews
  • more than 13,000 links to key websites
  • more than 140,000 biographies supplemented with 3,000 video portraits
  • 10,000 terms taken from the Merriam-Webster's® Encyclopedia of Literature

LRC is cross-searchable with other Gale literary databases:

Scribner Writers Series - contains more than 3,000 original detailed essays on the world’s 1,400 top authors.

Twayne’s Authors Series - includes critical contributions to the life and work of major writers, history and development of literary movements and genres from nearly 900 monographs.

Both databases are also available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type of the resource: Combined
Language: english
Contact person: Mgr. Romana Applová