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Literature Databases

Something about the Author

Something About the Author Online brings you comprehensive online access to all volumes of Gale’s award-wining reference set, Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. You’ll find thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children’s authors and illustrators, all in an easy-to-use interface that is ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children’s and young adult literature.

Something About the Author

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Categories: Homework Help; Literature

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques — including contemporary content from the finest publishers.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

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Categories: Literature

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

NoveList K-8 Plus

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Categories: Literature

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. In addition to the fiction database that NoveList has offered, NoveList Plus adds nonfiction to provide a complete solution for readers. With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for both your fiction and nonfiction needs.

NoveList Plus

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Categories: Literature

LitFINDER

Poetry index of 600,000 poems with 50,000 full text. Short Story Finder offers full text, explanations, biographies. Over 1,000 complete plays & also includes Essay Finder & Speeches.

LitFINDER

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Categories: Literature

Literature Resource Center

Information on authors and literary movements and themes, includes Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism.

Literature Resource Center

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Categories: Literature

Literature Criticism Online

For students, researchers, history buffs and literature lovers, there’s no better source than Literature Criticism Online to discover commentary on their favorite books and plays by the scholars of the day. How did the politics, religion and mores of centuries past influence literary critique? Draw comparisons and see how classic works have fared over the centuries via this resource’s easy-searching capabilities. Includes 19th Century Literary Criticism, 20th Century Literature Criticism, and Contemporary Literary Criticism.

Literature Criticism Online

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Categories: Literature

Literary Reference Center

This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

Literary Reference Center

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Categories: Literature

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