- Dictionary of Literary Biography
Authoritative biographical and critical essays on “the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.”
- Library Catalog
Use the links below to find book-length biographies in the library's collection. These biographies can include historical background and information on contemporary criticism.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Includes short biographies of Jane Austen and T.S. Eliot.
- Current Biography Plus
Includes short biographies of Viktor Frankl, Elie Wiesel, Jean-Paul Sartre, Leo Tolstoy, and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
- Encyclopedia of European Social History
- Cambridge Histories Online
Includes titles such as the Cambridge Social History of Britain and the Cambridge History of Russia.
- Library Catalog
Determine the time period and start with a keyword search.
Examples: Austen and regency; regency and England
- Readers' Guide Retrospective
Index to 20th century popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States.
- Book Review Digest Retrospective
- Historical New York Times
- British Periodicals
160 British journals spanning the late 17th through early 20th centuries, and covering a range of topics such as literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
- American Periodicals Series
Try various spellings for Russian names: Tolstoi instead of Tolstoy or Ilyitch instead of Ilyich.
Cannot find what you are looking for? Ask for help!
- Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies and analysis of over 115,000 authors.In-depth coverage of the most studied authors
- Literature Criticism Online
Includes Drama Criticism and Short Story Criticism.
- MLA International Bibliography
The most comprehensive index of literary criticism published in scholary journals.
- Humanities Full Text
Indexes journals in the fields of art , classics, music, philosophy, religion, world history and world literature.
Use this database to find peer-reviewed articles on Viktor Frankl.
- Documenting Sources in MLA Style
Research and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker. Includes sample paper and list of cited reference in APA style.
Sample MLA style paper and list of cited references.
- MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.)
Available in print.
New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2008.
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