Answered By: Carrie Mann
Last Updated: Jan 04, 2016     Views: 7

There are several great sources for literary criticisms of all types.  Patrons who are off-campus will need to log in with their Brescia email address and email password to gain access to the databases.

  • Gale Databases, including Contemporary Literary Criticism and the Gale Virtual Reference Library, a collection of eBooks including the Twayne Authors Series and Scribner Writers Online.
  • Ebsco's Literary Reference Center Plus, a comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources.
  • Literature (Salem Press) which covers fiction, poetry, Magill’s Literary Annuals (1977-2010), and masterplot editions of Salem Press
  • Literature and Language Module (ProQuest) a full-text database that searches literature and language journals for subjects such as English, American Literature, World Literatures and Linguistics.
  • Academic Search Premiere (EbscoHost), a multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.