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Books and Authors Offers information on 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists.

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select An extensive collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC--Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly, database allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.

Critical Insights - Authors Critical Insights focus on an author's entire oeuvre. These include novelists, dramatists, short-story writers and essayists. Massasoit current access: Alexie, Atwood, Baldwin, Brooks, Dickinson, Erdrich, Faulkner, Franklin, Frost, Hawthorne, Hemingway, Hughes, King, London, McCarthy, Marquez, Melville, Morrison, Munro, O’Connor, Plath, Rushdie, Steinbeck, Twain, Updike, Walker

Critical Insights - Themes Each volume in this series focuses individual literary themes. American Dream, American Road Literature, American Sports Fiction, Coming of age, Contemporary Speculative Fiction, Crime & Detective Fiction, Crisis of Faith, Cultural Encounters, Dystopia, Family, Fantastic, Good & Evil, Hero’s Quest, Literature of Protest, Nature & the Environment, Slave Narrative, Southern Gothic Literature, Technology & Humanity, War

Critical Insights - Works Presenting both classic and current literary criticism of some the world's most-studied literature. The series focuses on an individual author's entire body of work and on single works of literature. Massasoit holdings: Bell Jar, Death of a Salesman, House on Mango Street, I know why the Caged Bird Sings, Poetry of Poe, Streetcar Named Desire, Tales of Poe, Things Fall Apart.

Critical Survey of Graphic Novels Heroes & Superheroes provides in-depth insight into over 130 of the most popular and studied graphic novels. The literary nature of the stories is presented in critical format by leading writers in the field of study. Essays look beyond the "pop culture" aspects of the medium to show the wide range of literary themes and artistic styles used to convey beliefs and conflicts, some harking back to ancient times.

Critical Survey of Long Fiction Offers 678 profiles of major writers of long fiction throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant novels and novellas. Discusses the novel in overview essays by time period, country, ethnicity, and genre. Print available Brockton Campus REF PN 3451.C75 2010 Vol. 1-3

Critical Survey of Poetry Offers 250 articles of major works of poetry throughout history and the world, including analyses.Discusses the ballad, epic, lyric poetry, Narrative poetry, and Symbolist literature. Print available Brockton Campus REF PN1021 .C7 2011 V.1-14

Critical Survey of Short Fiction 4th ed. Includes 625 writers in total representing 44 countries and the history of short fiction from antiquity to the 21st century. Author portraits are included as available. Print available Brockton Campus REF3321.C7 2012

Drama for Students Online Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students. Print versions available in Brockton. Print versions of Drama, Poetry, and Short Story available in Canton.

Introduction to Literary Context American Short Fiction Introduces literary contexts as they apply to significant American short fiction from the late 10th century to the present and provides students a working foundation of literary context. Each essay examines works of short fiction through the following categories: Content Synopsis; Societal Context; Scientific & Technological Context; and Biographical Context. The essays in Introduction to Literary Context: American Short Fiction also include a list of Complementary Texts, Discussion Questions, and Essay Questions. Print available Brockton Campus REF PS374.S5 I58 2013

Literary Reference Center A comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is 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 not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works and is an essential resource for public, academic and high school libraries.

Literature Criticism Online Literature Criticism Online includes the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips.

Literature Resource Center Provides biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Non-Fiction Classics For Students Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies and memoirs. The five volume set covers 15-20 works per volume. Entries also include original critical essays written by academics in the field, supplemented by full or excerpted previously published essays. Each volume also provides approximately 50 illustrations, including historical maps where appropriate, a chronology of important literary and world events and a glossary of key terms. Includes a comprehensive general index as well as author, theme and nationality/ethnicity indexes.

Novel For Students Online Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students. Print versions available in Brockton. Print versions of Drama, Poetry, and Short Story available in Canton.

Poetry for Students Online Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students. Print versions available in Brockton. Print versions of Drama, Poetry, and Short Story available in Canton.

Short Stories For Students Online Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students. Print versions in Brockton. Print of Drama, Poetry, and Short Story available in Canton.

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