Literary Criticism, Quotations, & Poems
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Black Literature Criticism: Classic and Emerging Authors Since 1950
Find information and analysis of the works of such writers as Toni Morrison and James Baldwin as well as less well-known writers of note.
Drama For Students
Each volume examines about 15 plays that are most discussed in literature classes. Each entry includes plot summaries, major themes, critical commentary and more.
Famous Quotes and Authors
Over 25,000 quotes by more than 6700 authors, searchable by keyword, topic, or author.
Literary Newsmakers for Students
Each volume of this series discusses recent literary releases such as The Memory Keeper's Daughter and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Literary Reference Center
Find literary criticism, plot summaries, book reviews, author biographies, literary journal articles as well as full-text poems and short stories in this full-text resource.
Study guides for over 500 works of literature.
Student Resources in Context
Aimed at middle school and high school students, this source has information on many topics including history, literature, science and social studies from articles and reference books.
U*X*L Encyclopedia of World Mythology
This source “helps students with the plot points, historical context, and mythological allusions they need to fully understand how mythologies not only reflect cultures of old but also remain meaningful in society today.”