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Literary Criticism

A guide to help students with finding sources for assignments pertaining to Literary Criticism.

Author Information

Author information is very important when doing a critical analysis of a work. Especially when you are asked to provide a brief biography of the author or a bibliography. The resources on this page will help you to find information about famous authors. You may also want to search for the author's name (last name, first name) in a subject search of the Library Catalog.

Databases for Author Information

Here are online sources from our research databases collection from which you can access information of the author's lives.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

CREDO Reference

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Recommended Print Sources

Below are a sampling of the reference sources available in the LCCC Library about authors.

The Literary Index is a free index to Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision. You can search this Literary Index (http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex ) to find out which of these sets has information on your author.

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