Literary Reference Center Plus

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The World’s Most Extensive Literary Reference Resource

This robust 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.

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In addition to all of the content in Literary Reference Center, Literary Reference Center Plus includes full-text resources focusing on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, and 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.

Literary Reference Center Plus includes Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, and The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story.

Literary Reference Center Plus also offers full text for some of the top literary magazines including AGNI, Black Warrior Review, Five Points, Paris Review, River Teeth, Subtropics and Witness.

Available via EBSCOhost or its own dedicated interface, Literary Reference Center Plus contains a collection of informational texts on numerous literary genres, themes, and forms, as well as critical essays on specific works and authors. Students can also find helpful research guides, a citation tool, and literary glossary.