Alla Powers

Some Places To Get Started
Academic Search Complete - a multidisciplinary database with citations and some full text articles from journals, including those in literary studies. It searches for periodicals, books, and primary source documents

Academic OneFile  - use its advanced search option to find criticism about a particular author's works. Select "critical essay" as a document type
More Resources
Literary Resources on the Net - a very comprehensive coverage of literary web sites. Links to literary criticism, guides, bibliographies, newsgroups, electronic journals, and literary texts

Internet Public Library Literary Criticism -  critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period

Project Gutenberg - the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks: fiction and reference

The Online Books Page - an index of thousands of online books available on the Internet; pointers to online directories, archives of online texts, and exhibits of particularly interesting classes of online books (including prize winning and banned books)

Bibliomania - free online texts of poems, short stories, drama and classic novels by international authors; study guides; reference materials; biographies, and much more

A Glossary of Literary Terms - alphabetically arranged terms and their definitions are subdivided into four groups:  Literary Devices, Literary Forms, Literary Elements and Additional Vocabulary

Last Updated August 2017