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The essential database of literary criticism. Most coverage of scholarly work in literature, linguistics and folklore. Although MLA stretches the term "modern" broadly, if your assignment focuses on ancient Greek and Roman authors, use the Humanities Source database. Also covers theatre, film, and television history.
Covers all aspects of the humanities. The collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews. Coverage in Humanities Source includes worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literature Criticism. The Standish Library no longer subscribes to Literature Criticism Online, but maintains older content.
Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.
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