Multi-disciplinary scholarly resource with full-text articles from over 10,000 sources, covering social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language & linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.
Extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly, Contemporary Literary Criticism--Select allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the Dictionary of Literary Biography series, includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series.
Features full facsimile access to 96,000 titles catalogued in three classic works of early English scholarship. The individual titles are included in these works: Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue, Wing's Short-Title Catalogue, and Thomason Tracts. The titles are searchable (author, title, printer, publication date, type of illustration, and LC subject headings).
Source for authors and their works (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism). May simultaneously search: Contemporary Authors; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select; and Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Contains bibliographic information from the top six English language book databases for books currently in print. It may be searched by author, title, subject, publisher, publication year or ISBN. Some books have associated book reviews, in full-text. Contact information for publishers is also provided.
Back volumes for 160 journals providing complete coverage of journals from first issues, but not the most current 3-5 years. General subject areas include Asian studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, mathematics, philosophy, political science, population studies, and sociology.
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors. May simultaneously search multiple databases, including Scribner Writers Series, Twayne's U.S., English & World Authors, etc.
Largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. The scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. In an online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
Largest dictionary of English in the world and is the acknowledged authority on the development of the English language over the last fifteen hundred years. It traces the evolution of over 600,000 words, demonstrating changing usage through over 2.5 million quotations.
Indexes over 3,000 academic and popular periodicals published from as early as 1770 to the present in the humanities and social sciences.
Full text of 350+ journal titles from 40+ scholarly publishers, covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Extensive collection of authoritative materials supporting literary, textual, historical, and performance studies. Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and reference
Examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images.
Contains definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with film documentaries, online in streaming video.
Has over 52 million bibliographic records of books, websites and Internet resources, computer programs, films and slides, journals, magazines, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, sound recordings, and videotapes.