Explore the Breadth of British LiteratureGrappling with the sometimes challenging material covered in British literature courses improves students' intellect, vocabulary, reading skills, knowledge of Western art and culture, and analytical and interpretive skills—all of which are valuable to their education and their employability.
Gale Researcher introduces students to the scope of British literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. It focuses on the breadth of literature produced and emphasizes the most important writers in each period, including such well-known figures as Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, John Milton, Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters, Charles Dickens, and T. S. Eliot.
Topical Coverage Includes
- Literature of the Early Middle Ages
- Middle English Literature
- English Literature of the 16th Century
- William Shakespeare
- 17th Century English Literature
- British Literature of the Long 18th Century
- British Literature of the Romantic Era
- British Literature of the Victorian Era
- British Literature of the Early 20th Century
- Popular and Genre Fiction
- The Short Story in Britain
- The Novel in Britain
- British Poetry
- British Drama
- British Creative Nonfiction
- Literary and Book Productions
- British Literature and Film
- Contemporary British Literature
WHAT BOOKLIST SAYS ABOUT GALE RESEARCHER
" This database from Gale offers an array of topics, effective search and browse options, and a streamlined overall blueprint....It is worth noting that each topic in the database has been edited by a subject-matter expert, an aspect that adds greatly to overall effectiveness. Librarians can customize the database experience by adding links to relevant outside resources, both Gale and non-Gale. This is a strong database that offers librarians a range of purchase options."
- Booklist, November 2016
Reviews & Testimonials
“…a great tool for librarians in teaching faculty and students information literacy skills, as well as taking some of the fear from some survey courses.”
“This product looks very useful for both students and faculty. We are just getting into OER and this seems like a perfect fit for our community college students.”
“A good beginning spot for instructional design and student resources.”
"Gale Researcher gives students a reliable starting point that allows them to get going on their project. With its focus, it helps them more efficiently do their research while speeding up the process so they don’t have to spend countless hours searching on the Internet or aimlessly browsing through library resources. Instead, they can get started somewhere and get going very quickly, allowing them to get deeper into the topic faster."
“… a gateway to deeper research,”