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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center 


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Who should use this database?

Those looking for biographies, bibliographies, and articles on writers and their works.

What kinds of materials are referenced in the database?

Full-text articles from 133 literary journals; critical essays, work overviews and plot summaries; author biographies and portraits. Includes access to the Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, featuring 10,000 definitions of literary terms. LRC includes the text of the print reference series Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography, and selected text of Contemporary Literary Criticism. You can also access the MLA International Bibliography from here.

What years does the database cover?

Covers writers from all eras.


Will I find full-text articles in the database?

Yes.