Literature & Literary Criticism

Academic Search Complete - Ebsco  e.g. Type in title of work
and limit Document Type= Literacy Criticism
Literature Resource Ctr. (Full-text) Search by author name
for literary criticism, list of works, genre, biography                                   

Contemporary Literary Criticism- Select (Full-text)

Humanities Full Text (EBSCO) Historical Context

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

MagillOnLiterature (Full-text)
JSTOR - Includes Literary Criticism e.g. search Poe Criticism or
Poe Tell Tale Heart
MLA International Bibliography
Literature Criticism Online (19th C., 20th C., Contemporary,
Short Story) 
Proquest - All Databases
Literature Online LION (Full-text) Search by Author for: Criticism, Discovery Collection - Biographies, Historical Context
MLA Purdue


  • 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. 


  • 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.