This award-winning series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography, now available online, provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.
While Dictionary of Literary Biography will continue to be an important reference work in print, the addition of online access extends the functionality of this rich reference resource and make it available to smaller collections.
Dictionary of Literary Biography addresses your patrons' needs for overall indexing and subject term accessibility of this extensive series, helping them locate multiple entries for the same author within the print series or enter a subject term to find writers by a genre or topic.
Dictionary of Literary Biography also offers researchers many new channels to access the information they're looking for. These comprehensive search options include:
Additionally, you can search for essays on publishing houses and literary topics. You can search a single parameter or combine several for a detailed search on a selected author. And intratext hyperlinks to other notable authors encourage the exploration and study of other authors in Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Here's a few of the many authors highlighted in Dictionary of Literary Biography:
It is hands-down the best overall literary reference work ever published, a proverbial diamond as big as the Ritz..."
-- Library Journal (June 15, 2006)