About Gale Literature Resource Center

Gale Literature Resource Center

Research on literary topics, authors, and their works.

A broad range of authors and their works, including a large collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. The database provides researchers with unbounding evidence to support their literary responses and thesis statements through a diversity of scholars and critics that ensure all views and perspectives are represented.

As well as news, primary sources, literary works, images, links to audio, interviews and reviews, Literature Resource Center provides students and researchers instant access to:

  • Overview and full-text literary criticism on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
  •  More than 160,000 complete entries from two award-winning series – Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography – providing in-depth biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information on authors’ lives and works.
  • Content that supports interdisciplinary approaches to the humanities, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills.

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With biographical and contextual materials, Gale Literature Resource Center supports the study of diverse authors, interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the continued development of critical-thinking skills.

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