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Artemis: Gale Literary Sources

An integrated research experience, Artemis Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. No other publisher offers this unmatched combination of uniquely rich literary content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing - all enriched by features and design that breathes new life into the study of literature. As Gale makes additional Literary Resources available through Artemis, and if your library has access to these products, they will be automatically added to the Artemis experience upon release.

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Book Review Digest Plus

Brings together book reviews on subjects such as art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music and more with coverage back to 1983.

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Chadwyck-Healey Poetry and Literature Collections

Full-text anthologies of literature and poetry as well as brief biographies of the poets. A part of the Literature Online database resource.

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Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography

Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. The Dictionary of Literary Biography provides nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

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EBSCO eBook Collection

More than 100,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. EBSCO eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary) includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.

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Gale Literature Criticism Online

Contains the searchable contents of the following reference sets:

Contemporary Literary Criticism: Each volume profiles influential writers via excerpted passages from selected criticism.

Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism: This series presents substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers of 1900 to 1999.

Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors of 1800 through 1899 with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author.

Literature Criticism 1400-1800: This authoritative resource on the greatest writers of the late Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Restoration eras fulfills a need for information on historical periods, literary trends and topics, and the achievements of noteworthy individuals.

Poetry Criticism: A collection of biographical sketches, author portraits, primary bibliographies and much more.

Short Story Criticism: The most-studied short story writers of yesterday and today are profiled in volumes that deliver a historical survey of the critical response to their work.

Drama Criticism: For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writers major works and more.

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Humanities Full Text

The most comprehensive resource available in its field, Humanities Full Text brings you full text plus abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. The database indexes, abstracts and delivers the full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more. Full text as far back as 1995.

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JSTOR

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.

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Literary Reference Center PLUS

Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 159,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), 450 literary journals, more than 632,000 book reviews, more than 69,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,600 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more.

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Literature Online

"The home of literature and criticism," this is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 175 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

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Play Index

Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from famous playwrights.

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ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest Ebook Central offers over 1M+ ebooks and 1,500+ imprints from more than 750 publishers on one platform. Ebook Central allows a choice of easy DRM-free download at the chapter level or full book download with expanded DRM. Access here

Religion and Philosophy Collection

This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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Salem Literature

Salem Literature is an online database that includes the content of Salem's printed reference sets including selections from the Critical Insights series and Magill's Literary Annual.

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Scribner Writers Series

The Scribner Writers Series includes more than 2,060 essays on authors of all nationalities and time periods. Many authors are seen from multiple perspectives in two, three, or even four essays--a broad biocritical overview as well as specialized treatments. Each essay includes a concise introductory preface and a biography placing the author's work within a personal and historical framework. The complete contents of the following Scribner Writers Series are included: African American Writers -- African Writers -- American Nature Writers -- American Writers -- Ancient Writers -- The Books of the Bible -- British Writers -- European Writers -- Latin American Writers -- Modern American Women Writers -- Mystery and Suspense Writers -- Science Fiction Writers -- Supernatural Writers -- Writers for Children -- Writers for Young Adults.

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Short Story Index

Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.

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Twayne’s Authors Series

The Twayne Authors Series is the premier literary reference resource series comprising Twayne's U.S. Authors, Twayne's English Authors, and Twayne's World Authors. Each of these individual titles provides literary criticism for approximately 200 authors, bringing the total number of authors covered in the Series to nearly 600. Each author selected for coverage is tied to the high school and college curriculum. The Twayne Authors Series offers criticism by scholars on hundreds of years of literature--from Aristophanes to Bharati Mukherjee. It provides critical introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, or the development of literary genres. Primarily devoted to critical interpretation and discussion of authors's works, these studies take account of major literary trends and important contributions to scholarship and criticism, and provide new critical insights and original points of view.

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Twentieth Century American Poetry

This unparalleled collection includes 52,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song. The majority of the poems included are copyright works specially licensed from print publishers such as New Edition, City Lights Books, Houghton Mifflin, W. W. Norton and Yale University Press. The collection reflects the variety and dynamism of American poetic voices in this century of change: all major movements and schools are represented, form the traditionalism of Robert Frost to the modernism of H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), the confessional poetry of Anne Sexton to the proletarian poems of Muriel Rukeyser. The Imagists, Beat Poets, Harlem Renaissance, Black Mountain and Deep Image schools are all featured. In addition, many contemporary writers of the 1980s and 90s who have gained recognition through national poetry awards or inclusion within leading print anthologies, are also represented.

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VAST – Academic Video Online

VAST covers the following areas and more: art, architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political science, rehabilitation and sports medicine, feature films* (including contemporary world cinema and silent films), psychology, religion, science, theatre, musical performance, and women?s studies. The range of subjects covered continues to grow.

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