Critical analysis of 400 years of Literature
Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 through Literature Criticism Online assembles critical responses to the works of poets, playwrights, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians, novelists and other creative writers from every region of the world, from the Late Medieval period through the European Renaissance, Enlightenment and the age of colonial expansion.
The series currently covers more than 500 authors and includes numerous entries focusing on literary topics and individual works.
Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 combines multiple search and browse options with an engaging format that matches the look and content of the print originals.
Clear, accessible introductory essays followed by carefully selected critical responses allow end-users to engage with a variety of scholarly views and conversations about authors, works and literary topics. Students writing papers or class presentations, instructors preparing their syllabi, or anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the period will find this a highly useful resource.
- Classical Studies
- Comparative Literature
- Creative Writing
- Drama Studies
- English Language
- English Literature
- European Studies
- Theatre Studies
- Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies (don't use)
- Translation Studies
Platform Features & Tools
Researchers can see the frequency of search terms within sets of content to begin identifying central themes and assessing how individuals, events, and ideas interact and develop over time.
Integrated G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools enable users to share, save, and download content—including highlights and notes.
By grouping commonly occurring themes, this tool reveals hidden connections within search terms—helping to shape research by integrating diverse content with relevant information.