The best way to keep up with literary perspectives – and clear shelf space!
For 30 years, libraries have looked to Dictionary of Literary Biography for biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world's most influential literary figures.
Now this print reference series – more than 16,000 articles and thousands of images – is available online, digitised to match the look and feel of the print source! Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography offers the best means to keep up with literary perspectives, clear shelf space and give users the familiar, engaging book experience.
The database is comprised of:
- Dictionary of Literary Biography [main series] (volumes 1-348)
- Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series (50 volumes)
- Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series (23 volumes)
Together, this totals more than 420 volumes and 164,000 pages of award-winning content that’s easy to search, retrieve and analyse. Supporting AP/IB curricula in literature as well as university-level coursework, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online is an invaluable source for tracing the development and evolution of an author's writing and reputation.
- Communication and Media Studies
- Comparative Literature
- Creative Writing
- English Language
- English Literature
- Language Teaching and Learning
- Twentieth Century Studies
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