An illustrated collection of more than 57,000 biographies of noteworthy people in any walk of life who were connected with the British Isles and British history worldwide. Includes people who lived from the earliest historical times to the present. Biographies are written by more than 10,000 specialist contributors, many of whom are world authorities on their subject. Updated 3 times per year. LIMITED TO ONE USER AT A TIME.
A collection of works of English and American literature from the eighth century to the present day, plus biographical and bibliographical information and key works of criticism and reference. Also includes links to literary web resources. Contains biographies of 4393 authors.
Includes: African American Poetry, American Drama 1714–1915, American Poetry, Annual Bibliography Of English Language And Literature, 1920– (Abell), Canadian Poetry, Early American Fiction 1789–1850, Early American Fiction 1789–1875, Early English Prose Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, English Drama (including Shakespeare), English Poetry, The Faber Poetry Library, King James Bible, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Twentieth-Century African American Poetry, Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Twentieth-Century English Poetry.
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Also contains criticism (journal articles), Reference works, Biographies, Bibliographies, Websites, video clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work, Shakespeare audio plays.
Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.
This collection includes all volumes in the Scribner Writers series, including American Writers, British Writers, European Writers, and the World and Genre Writers Series. Volumes were published from 1974 through 2011.
Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.
Includes the content of 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from United States Authors, English Authors, and World Authors. Each author selected for coverage is tied to the high school and college curriculum.