Why use this resource? This resource is a database of 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-length and excerpted 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|
|Dates of Coverage||varies (literary criticism/reviews/topic and work overviews)|
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|Phrase Searching||"film noir"|
|Vendor||Gale Cengage Learning|
|Connect||Literature Criticism Online|