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About Literature Criticism Online (LCO)

Why and how to use Literature Criticism Online (LCO)

Why use this resource?  Full-length or excerpted criticism of works in all literary genres and biographical information about significant writers and filmmakers worldwide from all eras. Presents a range of modern and historical views on writers and their works.

What's in this resource? Full-text English-language literary criticism from books and journals; biographical profiles; for each entry, a chronological list of the writer's major works; work overviews (e.g., Yellow Wallpaper); topic overviews (e.g., ghost story). This is the main interface for cross-searching the following Gale literary resources: Children's Literature Review, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.


biographies, drama, film studies, literary criticism, literature, poetry
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