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MagillOnLiterature Plus contains editorially reviewed critical essays, brief plot summaries, extended character profiles, and detailed setting discussions covering works by more than 8,500 long and short fiction writers, poets, dramatists, essayists, and philosophers. The biographical essays reflect extended coverage of the 2,500 most studied authors and include up-to-date lists of each author's principal works and current secondary bibliographies. In addition, 378 comprehensive genre-driven overview essays provide details about important literary genres, time periods, and national literatures.

Includes 35,000 Critical Analyses and more than 15,000 Biographical Records from the following print sources:

  • Masterplots (12 volumes)
  • Masterplots II (58 volumes)
  • Cyclopedia of World Authors (5 volumes)
  • Cyclopedia of Literary Characters (5 volumes)
  • Magill's Literary Annual 1977-present (36 volumes)
  • Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature (4 volumes)
  • Magill Book Reviews (8,100+)
  • Critical Surveys (35 volumes)


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