Why use this resource? Database of literary biographies written by recognized literary scholars and critics, profiling past and present authors, including novelists, poets, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights worldwide from ancient Greece and Rome to the present.
What's in this resource? Full-text English-language literary biographical essays. Each essay includes a biographical profile from a literary perspective, critical response to the writer's works, a selected list of the writer's works, and a list of secondary sources for further reading; also present are essays on publishing houses and literary topics (e.g., literary societies).
|Biographies, Drama, Film Studies, Literature, Poetry|
|Dates of Coverage||1978-present (biographical essays)|
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|Vendor||Gale Cengage Learning|
|Connect||Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online|