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Contemporary Literary Criticism- Select (Full-text)

Academic Search Complete - Ebsco

Gale Literary Index
Features: Author, Title, Custom Search. Search by Author for listings of their works and where to locate criticism

Includes Literary Criticism e.g. search Poe Criticism or Poe Tell Tale Heart

Literature Criticism Online (19th C., 20th C., Contemporary, Short Story)

Literature Online LION (Full-text) Search by Author for: Criticism, Bibliographies, Biographies, Reference Work, and relevant web sites

Literature Resource Ctr. (Full-text) Search by author name for literary criticism, list of works, genre, biography

MLA International Bibliography

MagillOnLiterature (Full-text)

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Proquest - All Databases


  • Shakespeare - Offers the complete works of William Shakespeare.

  • Internet Public Library (IPL) - The IPL includes categories such as authors, book lists and awards, criticism, literature by time period, and original works.

  • Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg provides information, books, and other materials a vailable to the general public online. 

  • Yahoo Literature - Yahoo provides links to many categories such as authors, banned books, chats and forums, classics, comparative literature, creative writing, criticism and theory, electronic literature, history of books and printing, literature blog s, organizations, poetry, and reviews.

  • The Association of Writers and Writing Programs - The mission of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs is to foster literary talent and achievement, advance writing as an essential part of a good education, and to serve the creators, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing.

  • Circle of Poets - The Circle of Poets promotes poetry and poets through workshops, improve sessions, and contests.