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The resources on this page will lead you to literary criticism and information about works of literature across all genres: short stories, novels, non-fiction and poems. Log-in instructions are on the Home page
Literary Criticism Databases
These library databases will lead you to critical and overview articles about novels, short stories, plays, poems, and other works of literature; literary topics; author information; full text of many works; and more. Click a link below and log in.
Literary Themes for Students
These online reference books (eBooks) outline how themes are treated in American, British and world literature. Author profiles are included, as well as highlights of major works centered around the theme.
Literature and its Times
Profiles of notable American and international literary works and the historical events that influenced them. These books are online only.
World Literatures and their Times
Focus on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from countries and regions around the world. Literary works are discussed in the context of the social climate during which they were created.
Social/Historical Perspectives on Literature
These books are for use in the library only.