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Literature Resource Center

This database will no longer be available after December 31, 2018.

The Literature Resource Center is a literature reference database. It features information on literary figures from all time periods in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. Literature Resource Center contains Contemporary Authors Online; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select; and Dictionary of Literary Biography Online. The Literature Resource Center also includes selected full-text, excerpted, and commissioned critical material from Literature Criticism and For Students Series. 

Search the Literature Resource Center to find information about authors and their works. The Literature Resource Center covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.

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This database will no longer be available after December 31, 2018.
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Madison Public Library - Central Library
608-266-6350