Literature Resource Center is a great place to find information about literature and authors. It has full text journal articles, author biographies, timelines, and reviews about literature from around the world and throughout history. For example, you can find:
- Several biographies of Ernest Hemingway
- Literary analyses of A Confederacy of Dunces, with titles such as “A Confederacy of Dunces as Reverse Satire: An American Subgenre” and “Ignatius Reilly and the Concept of the Grotesque in John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces“
- An article on romanticism from Encyclopedia of Literature
- A timeline of literary events that happened in 1929
There is also a Guide to Conducting Literary Research which has articles on choosing topics, organizing a research paper, and creating a Works Cited page, among many other topics.
To access Literature Resource Center, go to the library’s database page and choose Gale Group Databases. From there choose Literature Resource Center – LRC.