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Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Literature Resource Center is Gale’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database offering the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works including a deep collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides researchers with unbounding evidence to support their literary responses and thesis statements through a diversity of scholars and critics that ensure all views and perspectives are represented.

Integrated with the most-used collaboration tools in the classroom, students and patrons continue to rely on this go-to resource whenever and wherever they do research.

Researchers are able to find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available. Students and researchers will gain instant access to: More than 160,000 complete entries from two award-winning series – Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography –for in-depth biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information on authors’ lives and works Engaging content covering a broad range of disciplines and time periods from around the world Content that supports interdisciplinary approaches to the humanities, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills Literature criticism, biographies, topic and work overviews, news, primary sources, literary works, images, links to audio and interviews, and reviews In addition, Literary Resource Center is cross-searchable with Gale literary products like Literature Criticism Online, MLA International Bibliography, eBooks from Gale, and many more.

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