Why use this resource? Searchable database of full-length or excerpted criticism of works in all literary genres and biographical information about significant writers and filmmakers worldwide now living or who died after December 31,1959. Presents a range of modern and historical views on writers and their works.
What's in this resource? Full-length and excerpted English-language literary criticism from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers, and scholarly journals; biographical profiles; for each entry, a chronological list of the writer's major works and a list of further reading; work overviews (e.g., Beloved); topic overviews (e.g., contemporary american crime fiction).
|Biographies, Drama, Film Studies, Literary Criticism, Literature, Poetry|
|Dates of Coverage||varies (literary criticism/reviews/topic and work overviews)|
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|Vendor||Gale Cengage Learning|
|Connect||Contemporary Literary Criticism
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