Literature Resource Center
Language and Literature;
Criticism and Theory;
English and American Literature;
The Literature Resource Center is a literature reference database. It features information on literary figures from all time periods in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. Literature Resource Center contains Contemporary Authors Online; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select; and Dictionary of Literary Biography Online. The Literature Resource Center also includes selected full-text, excerpted, and commissioned critical material from Literature Criticism and For Students Series.
Dates of Coverage:
The New York Public Library owns many of the works included in Literature Resource Center. Check the Library Catalog for holdings. Particularly consider these important components: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.
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