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Sources of Literary Criticism

Reference Works

Cambridge Companions Online
Authoratative, well written introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods, written by experts in the field. Can be helpful in finding authors in a particular genre, era or style, and for context.
Literature Online (LION)
Source for biography, context, overview of criticism about an author, in addition to journal articles of literary criticism.