Literary Reference Center: Main Edition

This full-text database provides a spectrum of information on authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researches a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs. 

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  • Nearly 30,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
  • Nearly 22,000 author biographies
  • Nearly 400 literary journals
  • More than 740,000 book reviews
  • Nearly 83,000 classic and contemporary poems
  • More than 20,000 classic and contemporary short stories
  • More than 8,000 author interviews

Author Biographies, Full-text Essays and More

Literary Reference Center: Main Edition features a collection of author biographies, full-text essays, literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews and more.