Gale Literary Sources offers an integrated approach to the full texts of literary works, journal articles, reviews, reviews, biographies, and author reviews of these resources:
- Literature Criticism
- Literature Resource Center
- Contemporary Authors
- Dictionary of Literary Biography
- Scribner Writers Series
- Something About the Author Online
- Twayne's Authors Series
The database Literature Resource Center provides biographical, bibliographic and contextual information to more than 150,000 authors. It includes:
- more than 1.1 million full-text articles and reviews from nearly 500 periodicals and magazines
- 80,000 full text critics
- 7,000 production reports
- more than 13,000 links to key websites
- more than 140,000 biographies supplemented by 3,000 portraits
- 10,000 passwords taken from Merriam-Webster's® Encyclopedia of Literature
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.
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