Online Databases: Literature Resource Center
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Contemporary Literary Criticism presents significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959.
The Dictionary of Literary Biography essay’s outline the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres and summarize the critical response to their work.
The Literature Resource Center also includes selected full-text, excerpted, and commissioned critical material from these titles: Children's Literature Review, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Drama Criticism, Drama for Students, Literature from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Novels for Students, Poetry Criticism, Poetry for Students, Shakespearean Criticism, Shakespeare for Students, Short Story Criticism, Short Stories for Students, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
1. Click on the following link to connect to Literature Resource Center.
2. At the screen, click on "Advanced".
3. Do a search for an author by typing an author's name into the authors name text box. For example, type "Toni Morrison" in the text box. In the Database drop-down menu of the "Limit the current search" section, click on "Contemporary Authors". Next, click the "Search" button.
4. From the "Search Results" page, click on the blue underlines link to view the document.
5. To print or email the checked records, click the "Print" or "Email" icon near the top of the screen.
6. To go back to the "Search Results" page click the "Current Results" button at the top left-hand side of the screen.