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ENC 1102 - Weaver: Jamaica Kincaid – “Girl”

Course LibGuide for students in Jody Weaver's ENC 1102 course.

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Biography Databases

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)

This database presents articles that include biographical information about authors. Type "Kincaid, Jamaica" and choose it from the pull down menu.  Change Basic Search to Person-By or About. Click the Full Text box and click search.

 

Biography In Context (Gale)

From the home page of this database, click on Advanced (top of page, next to search bar). In the Header, click on Person Search.  Type "Kincaid, Jamaica" in the Name box and click Search.

Literature Databases

Gale Literary Sources (Gale)

This database can be used in several different ways. To find information about a particular author, use either the Person Search tool or type "Kincaid, Jamaica" in the Person-By or About box.  Make sure Full Text is checked! Use the tools on the right side of the results page to narrow results.

 

Literary Reference Center Plus

When searching for information about an author in the Literary Reference Center Plus database, try using the Browse Author feature.  Click on Browse Author in the top header, type "Kincaid" in either the Keyword or Browse For box.

 

Bloom's Literature

Bloom's Literature database will organize results into different pages based on their format.