Literature Criticism Online


Collects and organizes literary commentary representing a variety of genres, time periods, and nationalities. Each entry focuses on an author, work, or topic and includes critical essays, reviews, and other materials reprinted from periodicals, scholarly journals, monographs, and books that are specially selected to provide a representative range of viewpoints and a chronological record of the critical responses.

Our access includes the following databases:

  • 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 (archive)
  • Shakespearean Criticism
  • Short Story Criticism
  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism
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