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Academic Search Complete journal, magazine, and newspaper articles
Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable, 19th ed. online version, 2013
Critical Survey of Poetry topical essays and criticism of American, British, European, and world poets. Choose "Critical Surveys" to browse volumes, or limit your search to the genre of "poetry"
Films on Demand access around 12,000 streamed videos covering a variety of topics.
Gale Literary Sources (formerly Artemis Literary Resources) literary criticism from journal, book, and reference book articles
Gale Virtual Reference Library Access reference e-books about literature and mythology.
Global Issues in Context This resource offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. It features hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals and includes multimedia content.
JSTOR scholarly journal article backfiles
Literary Reference Center Provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
LitFinder LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
Masterplots 4th edition, 2011 - brief analysis, including summary and critical evaluation, of important works in fiction, poetry, and drama
Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 8th ed. online version, 2014
Oxford English Dictionary unabridged version of the OED
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Provides full-text magazine, journal, newspaper, and reference book articles and podcasts covering current events of interest.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center Coverage includes classic and contemporary poems as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.
ProQuest Central Access one of the largest single periodical resources available, covering all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, and Humanities.
Salem Literature online literature reference books from Salem Press