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The World’s Most Comprehensive Literary Reference Resource

This comprehensive, full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors and researchers a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research needs.

Literary Reference Center Plus contains everything in Literary Reference Center, plus even more content

Literary Reference Center Plus features all of the content in Literary Reference Center, but includes additional valuable content, such as full-text resources focusing on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, children's literature. This database also includes volumes of Fantasy/Science Fiction, Contemporary Literature, World Philosophy and Religious Literature and literary study guides covering American Literature, English Literature and literary genres.

Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center Plus features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.

In addition, Literary Reference Center Plus includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story, and all of MagillOnLiterature Plus.

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