When you need to find out what experts think about a literature work, you will look for literature (or literary) criticism. Criticism can be found as books, articles in journals, articles in books, and more. In the boxes below you will find instructions for locating criticism in these sources.
Gale provides electronic access to an extensive collection of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Below are links to the most helpful of these sources for each author.
Review these tips on how to best use these sources before starting: Gale Literary Criticism Series - Tips
When looking in journal or magazine articles for literature criticism - it is best to start in a Database. Please see Logging Into HCC Libraries Online if you have trouble accessing the databases below.