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Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of many reference works relevant to World Literature, including:
- Gale contextual encyclopedia of world literature
- Epics for students
- The literature of war
- Literary movements for students
The Dictionary of Literary Biography
Features comprehensive literary biographies, written by recognized literary scholars and critics, of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights. The biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works. Additionally, you can search for essays on publishing houses and literary topics.
Literature Criticism Online
Provides access to Literary Criticism series from Gale. It includes scholarly and popular literary commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and journals.
Magill's survey of world literature
Offers profiles of major writers outside the United States from all time periods, accompanied by analysis of their significant titles of fiction, drama, poetry, and nonfiction. Includes indexes by category and country.