Literature and Poetry

Gale Books and Authors Book and Authors

Books and Authors:  If you are wondering what to read next, Books & Authors can help you. Browse various genres and search for read-alikes.  Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.

Gale Literary Sources Gale Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources:  Unlock information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Search across centuries to be able to see the broader continuum of the story you choose to tell. Includes Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
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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.  Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.