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Oxford Reference Online Premium – Literature
Extensive collection of online encyclopaedias and companions to literature from around the world.
AustLit:The Resource for Australian Literature 1780–
Information about Australian writers and writing from the 1780s to the present. Includes biographical and bibliographical information and the full text of critical articles, creative writing and information resources about many aspects of Australia's literary heritage.
Informit Literature and Culture Collection
Created in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, this collection is a rich source of fiction, poetry, cultural politics and the ideas that have helped define the unique Australian identity.
Literature Criticism Online and Something About the Author Online
Cross-search a selection of Gale's literature archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online.
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive (1902-2006)
Search the complete content of the Times Literary Supplement Archive from 1902, covering reviews of British publications, theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions.
Literature Criticism Online
Gale's most extensive compilation of literary commentary available, including Children's Literature Review; Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism; Contemporary Literary Criticism; Drama Criticism; Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800; Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism; Poetry Criticism; Shakespearean Criticism and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, including Contemporary Authors and the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne's World, U.S., and English Authors Series.
MLA International Bibliography 1926– (Ebsco)
Index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Content is international and subjects areas include literature, language and linguistics, literary theory and criticism, folklore, dramatic art and the history of printing and publishing.
Book Review Digest Plus
Includes book summaries, full-text reviews, review excerpts, citations and more for over 550,000 books.
Reviews of novels published in the USA from 1997 onwards.
Columbia Grangers World of Poetry
Contains works of poetry found in anthologies, and volumes of collected works and selected works from individual poets. Full text of 50,000 poems and more than 400,000 poem citations.
Subject guide to children's fiction, poetry and short stories from around the world, with an emphasis on Australian books.
Gale Literary Index
Index to the printed editions of Gale's literary series. Supplement to Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center & Something About The Author. Includes indexing to earlier print volumes held by the library which are not available online. State Library holds print volumes for Contemporary Literary Criticism; Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism; Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism; Contemporary Authors; Children's Literature Review; Something About The Author and selected other titles. Check the catalogue for specific titles.
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